Resources to use at home.
Charanga Musical World: www.nottsmusichub.org.uk
Key stage 1
Use their voices expressively and creatively by singing songs and speaking chants and rhymes.
Play tuned and untuned instruments musically.
Listen with concentration and understanding to a range of high-quality live and recorded music.
Key stage 2
Play and perform in solo and ensemble contexts, using their voices and playing musical instruments with increasing accuracy, fluency, control and expression.
Improvise and compose music for a range of purposes using the inter-related dimensions of music.
Listen with attention to detail and recall sounds with increasing aural memory.
Use and understand staff and other musical notations.
Appreciate and understand a wide range of high quality live and recorded music drawn from different traditions and from great composers and musicians.
Develop an understanding of the history of music.
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During this school year, all of Class 5 are learning to play the tenor horn. In the Autumn term we were lucky to have Mrs Wilkinson a specialist brass teacher leading the lessons. The children are taking their instruments home and practicing using Charanga. We are gearing up to a public performance in December.
Wednesday: 3.00 - 3.45. Guitar Club.
This club is set up to teach basic Guitar skills. A limited number of Guitars are available from school but some pupils prefer to use their own. Music is provided. Please see Mr Iles.
Wednesday: 3.00 - 4.00 Singing Club.
This club takes place in the school hall with Ms Goodwin and Mrs Potton.
Friday: 3.00 - 3.45. Wind Instrument Club.
This club is set up to teach children how to play, Flute, Clarinet or Cornet. There are a limited number of instruments available to borrow from school but pupils can bring their own instrument if they wish. Music is provided.
Any pupil can learn to play as long as they are physically big enough to hold the instrument and cover any keys with their fingers, and make a sound on the instrument. Please see Mr Iles.
The two videos below are of Clarinetists playing 'Bile Them Cabbage Down', (American Fiddle Tune) and 'Stodola Pumpa'. (Czech Folk Song)
(See the videos below.)
On Friday 3rd of March we celebrated 'World Book Day'. Amy (class 6) and Jason, (class 4) dressed as characters from books, played pieces on Guitar which they are preparing for their ABRSM Prep Test next term.