KS2 sometimes change instruments as skills evolve. This is encouraged.
Completing a successful lesson, diaries are filled in.
Using a simple tune, these young players concentrate on reading the music.
Warm up, mouthpiece and playing two notes to start a lesson.
Revising notation finger game manages distribution of instruments in year 5.
Whole class teaching to take first steps with a brass instrument.
A specialist visiting teacher on a lesson for brass novices
Singing at end of brass lesson to internalise piano and forte.
Managing a mini plenary, homework and packing instruments away.
Playing 'piano' and 'forte'. Crescendo is played too.
Looking at loud and quiet, long and short notes.
Using Charanga, class warm-up buzz, put their mouthpiece in play.
Set up and introduction establishes clear expectations and routines.
Teacher reflection on first steps in EYFS music.
Children respond to the name song, singing their own name to the backing.
I'm a little teapot and the 'ABC' song, pulse and actions.
Listening for a heartbeat/pulse, Reception play along on woodblocks.
Forensic look at the detail of teaching a role song.
Encouraging participation requiring strong vocal line from children.
Listening and joining in to a catch-on song with increasing complexity.
Vocal specialist shows how to start a vocal session.
Children respond to teacher actions like 'Give Me 5', Give Me 10, Low 10...
Children are encouraged to respond to a question in contrasting voices.
Pupils play chants on instruments conducted by a pupil.
The teacher explains the planning around a Y4 module on Peter & The Wolf.