Music at Grove
All about me: pulse and rhythm
Year 1 have said and clapped a rhythm. They can clap in time to music and they know what pulse is. They can hear rhythmic patterns and have repeated short rhythmic patterns They have played in time to the music.
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Animals - African call and response song
Year 2 have been thinking about tempo and dynamics and the noises animals make. They have learnt call and response rhythms and songs.
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Ballads and recorders
Year 3 have started to learn the recorder. They have listened to and learnt ballads and created lyrics for their own ballad based on the Pixar short 'Soar'.
Rainforests - body and tuned percussion and ukulele
Year 4 have started to learn the ukulele. They have learnt the parts of the ukulele and the names of the strings. They have also used body percussion to create layers of sound to represent the sounds of the rainforest.
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Ancient Egypt - composition notation
Your 5 have been singing. They have learnt an Egyptian song following a melody and using musical notation. They have also had a weekly music lesson with the Welsh National Opera.
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Year 6 can talk about the work of Zoltan Kodaly. They can talk about rhythms. They have said and clapped a variety of rhythms. Pupils have performed complex actions in time with the pulse and can talk about the difference between pulse and rhythm. They have notated rhythm and clapped a complex rhythm and know the number of beats in a bar. They have followed a rhythm to perform a rhythmic canon and created their own compositions using notation.
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