Year 1 Music
Music lessons in year 1...
By the end of Year 1 children will
Listen and appraise. Listen with concentration and understanding to a range of high quality live and recorded music.
Musical Activities. Use their voices expressively by singing songs and speaking chants and rhymes. Play tuned and un-tuned instruments musically. Listen with concentration and understanding to a range of high quality live and recorded music. Experiment with, create, select and combine sounds using the inter-related dimensions of music.
Perform and Share: Use their voices expressively by singing songs and speaking chants and rhymes. Play tuned and un-tuned instruments.
Autumn 1 - Pulse and Rhythm (All about me)
To use my voice and hands to make music.
To clap and play in time to the music.
To play simple rhythms on an instrument.
To listen and repeat short rhythmic patterns.
To listen to and repeat short rhythmic patterns.
To understand the difference between pulse and rhythm.
Autumn 2 - To understand key musical vocabulary: dynamics, pitch, pulse, rhythm, structure, tempo, texture, timbre. Classical music, dynamics and tempo (Animals)
To use percussion and my body expressively in response to music.
To sing songs in sections.
To perform a song.
To use instruments to create different sounds.
To create and choose sounds.
Spring 1 - Musical Vocabulary (Under the sea)
To learn the musical tempo vocabulary pulse and tempo
To explain what dynamics and timbre are
To explain what pitch and rhythm are
To explain what texture and structure are
Spring 2 - Timbre and rhythmic patterns (Faitytales)
To use voices expressively to speak and chant.
To select suitable instrumental sounds to represent a character
To compose and play a rhythm.
To recognise how timbre is used to represent characters in a piece of music.
To keep the pulse using untuned instruments.
Summer 1 - Pitch and Tempo (Superheroes)
To understand the concept of pitch.
To create a pattern using two pitches.
To understand the concept of tempo.
To create a superhero theme tune.
To perform confidently as part of a group
Summer 2 - Vocal and body sounds (By the sea)
To understand that music can be used to represent an environment.
To understand how music can represent changes in an environment.
To select instruments to match seaside sounds.
To recognise and use dynamics and tempo.
To write music down and perform from a graphic score.