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ReceptionNot specifically covered in Reception 
Year One

Learn the names of the notes in their instrumental part from memory or when written down.  

Learn the names of the instruments they are playing.   

  

Treat instruments carefully and with respect.  

Play a tuned instrumental part with the song they perform.  

Learn to play an instrumental part that matches their musical challenge, using one of the differentiated parts (a one-note part, a simple part, medium part).  

Listen to and follow musical instructions from a leader.  

Year Two

Learn the names of the notes in their instrumental part from memory or when written down.

Know the names of untuned percussion instruments played in class. 

Know the names of the families of the orchestra

Know the names of some instruments from the orchestra

Treat instruments carefully and with respect.

Learn to play a tuned instrumental part that matches their musical challenge, using one of the differentiated parts (a one-note, simple or medium part).

Play the part in time with the steady pulse.

Listen to and follow musical instructions from a leader.

Year Three

To know and be able to talk about:  

‚óŹ The instruments used in class (a glockenspiel, a recorder)   

  

  

   

To treat instruments carefully and with respect.  

Play any one, or all of four, differentiated parts on a tuned instrument – a one-note, simple or medium part or the melody of the song) from memory or using notation.  

To rehearse and perform their part within the context of the Unit song.  

To listen to and follow musical instructions from a leader.  

Year Four

To  know  and  be  able  to  talk  about:   

The  instruments  used  in  class  (a  glockenspiel, r ecorder  or  xylophone).    

Other  instruments  they  might  play  or  be  played  in  a  band  or  orchestra  or  by  their  friends.   

  

  

To  treat  instruments  carefully  and  with respect.   

Play  any  one,  or  all  four,  differentiated  parts  on  a  tuned  instrument  –  a  one-note,  simple  or  medium  part  or  the  melody  of  the  song  from  memory  or  using  notation.   

To  rehearse  and  perform  their  part w ithin  the  context  of  the  Unit s ong.   

To  listen  to  and  follow  musical  instructions  from  a  leader.   

To  experience  leading  the  playing  by  making  sure  everyone  plays  in  the  playing  section  of  the  song.    

Year Five

To know and be able to talk about:  

Different ways of writing music down – e.g. staff notation, symbols  

The notes C, D, E, F, G, A, B + C on the treble stave  

The instruments they might play or be played in a band or orchestra or by their friends  

Play a musical instrument with the correct technique within the context of the Unit song.  

Select and learn an instrumental part that matches their musical challenge, using one of the differentiated parts – a one-note, simple or medium part or the melody of the song from memory or using notation.  

To rehearse and perform their part within the context of the Unit song.  

To listen to and follow musical instructions from a leader. To lead a rehearsal session.  

Year Six

To  know  and  be  able  to  talk  about:   

Different  ways  of  writing  music  down  –  e.g.  staff  notation,  symbols   

The  notes  C,  D,  E,  F,  G,  A,  B  +  C  on  the  treble  stave   

The  instruments  they  might  play  or  be  played  in  a  band  or  orchestra  or  by  their  friends   

  

  

   

Play  a  musical  instrument  with  the  correct  technique  within  the  context  of  the  Unit  song.   

Select  and  learn  an  instrumental  part  that  matches  their  musical  challenge,  using  one  of  the  differentiated  parts  –  a  one-note,  simple  or  medium  part  or  the melody  of  the  song  from  memory  or  using  notation.   

To  rehearse  and  perform t heir  part  within  the  context  of  the  Unit  song.   

To  listen  to  and  follow  musical  instructions  from  a  leader.   

To  lead  a  rehearsal  session.   

  

 

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