Curriculum

Music

‘Music is a universal language that embodies one of the highest forms of creativity. A high-quality music education should engage and inspire pupils to develop a love of music and their talent as musicians, and so increase their self-confidence, creativity and sense of achievement.’

(Visit National Curriculum – Music)

Our topics for Music in each half term are outlined below and fulfill the national curriculum requirements during each two year cycle. For greater detail of our topic plans and downloadable copies, please follow this link to our Curriculum Page.

Topic Themes Y1-Y6

 Year 1&2

Cycle A

2019/2020

  1. Old-School Hip Hop
  2. Christmas Performance
  3. Musical Styles
  4. Latin & American Styles
  5. Reggae
  6. Western Classical

Year 1&2

Cycle B

2020/2021

  1. Rock
  2. Christmas Performance
  3. South African
  4. Reggae
  5. Western Classical
  6. Summer Performance

Year 3&4

Cycle A

2019/2020

  1. Glockenspiel 1
  2. Glockenspiel 2
  3. Funky World Music
  4. Reggae
  5. Disco
  6. Western Classical

Year 3&4

Cycle B

2020/2021

  1. Recorder 1
  2. Recorder 2
  3. Grime, Latin & Fusion
  4. Gospel
  5. Disco
  6. Western Classical

Year 5&6

Cycle A

2019/2020

  1. Rock
  2. Jazz
  3. Pop Ballads
  4. Hip Hop
  5. Motown
  6. Western Classical

Year 5&6

Cycle B

2020/2021

  1. Pop/Motown
  2. Jazz, Latin & Blues
  3. Benjamin Britten
  4. Women in Music
  5. Carol King
  6. Western Classical
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