Music

Key Stage 1

We follow the School Curriculum set out by the Department for Education http://www.education.gov.uk/schools/teachingandlearning/curriculum/primary/b00199150/music/ks1

In Reception and Year 1, they use their voices in different ways such as speaking, singing and chanting, and performing with awareness of others. They learn to repeat patterns and respond to different moods in music.

In Year 2, they recognise and explore how sounds can be organised. They represent sounds with symbols and recognise how the musical elements can be used to create different moods and effects.

Key Stage 2

We follow the School Curriculum set out by the Department for Education http://www.education.gov.uk/schools/teachingandlearning/curriculum/primary/b00199150/music/ks2

In Key Stage 2, Years 3, 4 and 5 children are taught by West Sussex County Peripatetic Teachers who follow the National Curriculum and provide the children with opportunities to develop performing, composing and listening skills through rhythm games, reading music and playing instruments.

Year 6 follow the National Curriculum and develop performing, composing and listening skills through topic related songs and the use of computer programs to create music.