Music

 

Statement of Intent

At Parkdale, our Music Curriculum aims to provide engaging opportunities for children to develop of love for music and become confident and creative musicians. Through Music, our children can explore their creativity, increase their self-confidence and also develop a sense of achievement when they have produced their very own music!

 

Sustainable podcasting

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Digital Update: New Screens!

Digital Update: New Screens!

We’ve had an exciting installation this week of 2 new screens/teaching boards. One of these is a Clevertouch screen on a trolley, which moves up and down (very fancy!) allowing pupils to interact with the screen for learning & sensory based activities.  We’ll be...

Music lessons

Music lessons

Year 4 have been learning to read and play written music. They are becoming more confident recognising the different notes used in written music.

Music Gallery

As the year progresses, more images of Music will appear here.

Virtual Choir: Proud

During Remote Learning, as part of a whole school project linked to the value ‘PROUD’, we organised a virtual choir!

It was important for us to continue to enjoy singing and find an opportunity to come together and celebrate our efforts and achievements during a challenging time. 

We hope you enjoy watching and singing along to this video!

Music Theatre Sessions

Festive Celebration

Our second virtual choir was created in response to such a positive experience of our first virtual choir. The song ‘Sky Full of Stars’ was chosen in connection with our ‘Natural World’ whole school themed project. We hope you enjoy singing along and watching our outcome created! We are so proud of children’s engagement and participation! 

Virtual Choir: Sky Full Of Stars

Our second virtual choir was created in response to such a positive experience of our first virtual choir. The song ‘Sky Full of Stars’ was chosen in connection with our ‘Natural World’ whole school themed project. We hope you enjoy singing along and watching our outcome created! We are so proud of children’s engagement and participation! 

Music Documents & Resources

Curriculum Information

Subject Review
Subject On A Page
Musicians

At Parkdale, we enjoy listening to and celebrating a diverse range of musicians across the world, whilst exploring genres of music from different periods of time. As part of our Identity topic across the school, some year groups develop a greater awareness of musicians through activities such as ‘Musicians of the Week’!

Useful Links

Music to explore
Carmen's World Orchestra

A game to introduce children to instruments from around the world.

Classics for Kids

A website designed to introduce children to classical music.

Bring the Noise

An online game suitable for EYFS and KS1 children.

Making Instruments at Home

Ideas for making instruments at home.

Teaching music activities to SEND pupils

A series of short films demonstrating different techniques for teaching music activities to SEND pupils.