Key Stage 1
Key Stage 2
· Use their voices expressively 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.
· Make and combine sounds using the inter-related dimensions of music.
· Play and perform in solo and ensemble contexts, using voice and playing instruments with increasing accuracy, control and expression.
· Improvise and compose music using the inter-related dimensions of music separately and in combination.
· Listen with attention to detail and recall sounds with increasing aural memory.
· Use and understand the basics of the stave and other musical notations.
· Appreciate and understand a wide range of high-quality live and recorded music from different traditions and from great musicians and composers.
· Develop an understanding of the history of music.
· To perform
· To compose
· To transcribe
· To describe music
· A rapidly widening repertoire which they use to create original, imaginative, fluent and distinctive composing and performance work.
· A musical understanding underpinned by high levels of aural perception, internalisation and knowledge of music, including high or rapidly developing levels of
· technical expertise.
· Very good awareness and appreciation of different musical traditions and genres.
· An excellent understanding of how musical provenance - the historical, social and cultural origins of music - contributes to the diversity of musical styles.
· The ability to give precise written and verbal explanations, using musical terminology effectively, accurately and appropriately.
· A passion for and commitment to a diverse range of musical activities.