Spring Term 1
Angry Earth - the children will learn to sing this song.
Musical Theme - Dynamics - getting loud, getting quiet
Listening focus - Baroque Music 1600-1750 - Handel's Water Music
The children will learn to sing and play an ostinato pattern for the song 'Angry Earth.' They will perform this with the song. The children will use the notes from this ostinato to develop their own musical patterns.
Bronze - I can play the ostinato pattern with growing accuracy and control and sing the song well.
Silver - I can play the ostinato pattern accurately and I am able to develop simple ostinato patterns using these notes.
Gold - I can play the ostinato and sing the song together. I am able to create ostinato patterns of my own and sequence them.
Autumn Term 2
Listening Focus - Medieval and renaissance music 500 - 1500 e.g. plainchant
Dimension of sound - simple cyclic patterns
Key Learning Focus - singing, playing and composing cyclic patterns
Bronze - I can play and sing one of the patterns
Silver - I can play and sing two of the cyclic patterns
Gold - I can play and sing three of the cyclic patterns
Star - I can play the parts in sequence
Autumn Term 1
Listening focus- Swing Band (Glen Miller)
Dimension of sound- pitch (steps and leaps)
Key Learning Focus: to create a simple melody and play upon chime bars.
Bronze- I can add a note to each syllable of the chant
Silver- my melody rises and falls as I want it to, I can play it slowly.
Gold- my melody has a structure and I can play it on chime bars
Star- I can sing and play my melody