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Teaching of Music

 

Music is an extremely important part of our school curriculum and takes place with our Music Lead Daniel every Tuesday morning. Although Music is directly taught on a weekly basis Music encompasses all sorts of learning and is embedded throughout our school structure. This can be in the form of singing assemblies, nativity productions and performances.

Children from Nursery through to Year Two have explicit teaching each Tuesday. During these lessons children explore instruments, look at Musicians and learn vocabulary focused around Music. 

Our outdoor music area

Extra Curricular Opportunities

Our music club takes place every Tuesday lunchtime in our outdoor music area. Children in Reception, Year One and Year Teo have the opportunity to attend if they wish. 

Music exploration

Key vocabulary

Definitions 

 

A quaver is a musical note that lasting for half a beat. That means that two quavers last as long and one crotchet.

 

A crotchet in music is a note that is one beat long in 4/4 time

 

A semibreve (also known as a whole note) is one musical note that counts for four beats and is represented by a hollow circle with no stem

 

A minim is a musical half note.

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