Primary Curriculum

Reception

  • Musical Moments – Focus: Inter-related dimensions
  • Unit 1: Handa’s Surprise – Focus: Rhythm / Notation
  • Unit 2: Singing – Focus: Pitch

Year 1

  • Musical Moments – Focus: Inter-related dimensions
  • Unit 1: Air – Focus: Composition
  • Unit 2: Animal Rhythms – Focus: Rhythm / Notation
  • Unit 3: Peter and the Wolf – Focus: Case study – Prokoviev Great composers – NEW UNIT

Year 2

  • Musical Moments – Focus: Inter-related dimensions
  • Unit 1: Water – Focus: Composition
  • Unit 2: Chronology – Focus: Great Composers
  • Unit 3: Songs of the City – Focus: Pitch / Heritage – NEW UNIT

Year 3

  • Musical Moments – Focus: Inter-related dimensions
  • Unit 1: Air – Focus: Composition
  • Unit 2: Junk Percussion – Focus: Rhythm / Notation
  • Unit 3: Singing – Focus: Pitch
  • Unit 4: Pictures at an Exhibition – Focus: Case study – Mussorgsky Great Composers – NEW UNIT

Year 4

  • Musical Moments – Focus: Inter-related dimensions
  • Unit  1:Water – Focus: Composition
  • Unit 2:Indian Music – Focus: Rhythm / Notation
  • Unit 3: Chronology – Focus: Great Composers
  • Unit 4: Songs of the City – Focus: Pitch / Heritage – NEW UNIT

Year 5

  • Musical Moments – Focus: Inter-related dimensions
  • Unit 1: Air – Focus: Composition
  • Unit 2: Trains – Focus: Rhythm / Notation
  • Unit 3: Singing – Focus: Pitch
  • Unit 4: Symphonie Fantastique – Focus: Case study – Berlioz Great composers – NEW UNIT

Year 6

  • Musical Moments – Focus: Inter-related dimensions
  • Unit 1: Water – Focus: Composition
  • Unit 2: Samba – Focus: Rhythm / Notation
  • Unit 3: Chronology – Focus: Great Composers
  • Unit 4: Seven Decades of Sound – Focus: Music since 1950 – NEW UNIT
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