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REACH FOR THE STARS..School opens for the 2017/18 academic year on Tuesday 5th September. Year 6 Leavers' Prom photos can be viewed on 'latest news' Good luck to our amazing year 6. We wish everyone a wonderful summer holidays and look forward to another great year of learning in September.

Miss Lindsay-Dunn Music

Welcome to music!  We are listening, performing and creating! We are learning how to play lots of different instruments and learning lots of different songs. 

Year 5 27.6.17

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One of our finished National Park songs

Year 5 SPORTS WEEK

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We have been composing songs about keeping fit and healthy.

Year 5 SPORTS WEEK

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Year 5 SPORTS WEEK

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Year 5 SPORTS WEEK

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Year 4 SPORTS WEEK

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We have been composing songs about staying fit and healthy!

SPORTS WEEK Year 4

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SPORTS WEEK Year 4

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SPORTS WEEK Year 4

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Year 6 13.6.17 SPORTS WEEK Song compositions!

Sports week song

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Year 3 17.5.17

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Year 5 16.5.17

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We have been writing lyrics for our songs about National Parks. Next week we will add some chords and think about a melody for our songs.

Year 3 10.3.17

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We have been learning to play the melody line for '3 Little Birds' by Bob Marley.  Today we listened to a song by Bob Marley's son, Ziggy Marley, and compared it to '3 Little Birds' using musical vocabulary.

Year 4 10.5.17

Year 4 - 2 part harmony

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We have been learning about Soul music.  We have learnt to sing 'Lean on Me' by Bill Withers and have sung in 2 part harmony.

Year 5 2.5.17

Year 5 - First try at 2 part harmony!

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Year 6 14.3.17

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Year 1 10.3.17

Year 1 have learnt 2 songs about 'Jack and the Beanstalk'.  They have been developing their listening skills and accompanying themselves using bells.

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We learnt a song about Celtic clothes and Roman clothes.  We accompanied ourselves by playing a C major scale on the glockenspiels.

Year 1 17.2.17

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We composed music to accompany the poem 'Slowly, Slowly'.  We had to think about the different ways we could play our instruments to help represent each animal in the poem.
We have been learning about different instruments of the Orchestra by listening to 'Peter and the Wolf' by Prokofiev and 'Carnival of the Animals' by Saint-Saens.  Today class 7 composed their own music to represent different animals.  We thought about changing the tempo, dynamics and pitch depending on the different animals we had been given.

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Year 1 have been creating sound sequences to accompany short stories. 

Year 2 - Great fire of London

Year 2 have been learning music which links to their Great Fire of London Topic.  They learnt a song with Makaton sign language and played lots of different rhythms on their instruments.

24.1.17 Year 5 Ukulele

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24.1.17 Year 6 Ukulele

We have learnt how to hold our Ukuleles properly and play a C, F, G and Am chord.  This week we started to learn some accompaniments to well known songs.

18.1.17 Viking Sagas - Year 4

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We have been learning some songs about Vikings and have accompanied ourselves on the glockenspiel.

17.1.17 Ukulele Year 5

We have started learning the Ukulele.  So far we have learnt how to hold our Ukulele's properly, how to do down and up strums and how to play a C major and A minor chord.

Hedwig's Theme - Year 6 music 11.10.16

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In Year 6 we have been learning to play Hedwig's Theme from the 'Harry Potter Symphony suite'.  We are learning how to read music from the stave and how to play our glockenspiels confidently and fluently.

 

 

Year 5 - Victorian street seller's chants 11.10.16

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In Year 5 music we have been composing Victorian street chants using rhythmic notation.

Year 4 - 12/10/2016

In year 4 we have been composing music to represent a storm. We listened to 'Storm' by Benjamin Britten for inspiration and thought about how different instruments could represent different parts of the storm.  We also thought about changing the tempo and dynamics of our music.

Reception 13/10/16

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In reception we have been learning about different instruments and the sounds they make.  We have also been learning to sing the Gruffalo song!

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We composed music to represent different characters fro Harry Potter.  We thought about how we would use the elements of music to create the right atmosphere for each character.

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21.10.16 Year 2 Glockenspiels

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We have been practicing the Glockenspiel part to 'Hands, feet and heart'.

1.11.16 Year 5 Active Listening

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We listened to 'Mars' by Gustav Holst and discussed it using musical vocabulary. 

2.11.16 Year 4 - Interpreting a graphic score

We were given a graphic score created by one of the pupils in our class.  We looked at the key so we knew which instruments to use and then practiced and performed our pieces.

2.11.16 Year 3

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We sang 'Let your Spirit Fly' by Joanna Mangona and then learnt the Glockenspiel part on our instruments.

Year 5 15.11.16

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We did some music writing today!  We wrote some ostinato's to represent the different planets.  We are going to use the to create a Space Soundscape.  We also listened to 'Jupiter' by Gustav Holst and discussed it using musical vocabulary.

Year 3 16.11.16

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Year 4 16.11.2016

Today we listened to 'Mama Mia' by Abba.  We then learnt to sing the song and practiced an instrumental part on our glockenspiels.
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