Music Intent Implementation Impact
" Inspiring us all to create a better world"
Matthew 5: 13-15 " You are the salt of the earth...you are the light of the world."
Music is maths - music is rhythm based on the division of time into fractions.
Music is P.E. - it requires coordination of fingers, lips and the control of the back and stomach.
Music is language - in fact it is a UNIVERSAL language
Music is history - music has been present during every era of time
Music is art - music allows us to create emotion
Music is life - that's why our hearts have beats
Music is Science - music is about acoustics and frequencies produced by voices and instruments
Music is reading - reading music requires subsets of skills and these same skills help to maintain our literacy.
Music is FUN - music can make us feel good. It is known to have a positive effect on our mental health and well-being!
Some fab websites:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/z7tnvcw (Key Stage 1)
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zwxhfg8 (Key Stage 2)
Some Music activities you can try at home!
- Learn to read musical notes by completing the worksheets.
- Listen to your favourite songs and learn to sing them.
- Create your own rhythmic patterns using body percussion.
- Try creating your own melodies (tunes) using a keyboard/piano. Don’t have a keyboard/piano at home? Use the worksheet on this page.
- Explore sounds at home and make your own instrument using things such as kitchen roll tubes and tin cans. There are some ideas in this booklet or find more ideas online at BBC’s Bring the Noise.
- Find the BBC 10 Pieceswebsite online and choose some pieces to listen to. Find your favourite and write a review about it (see review template below)
- Visit the websites listed above
- Find Chrome Music Lab online and create your own musical patterns – try Song Maker, Rhythm, or Melody Maker.