Malorees
infant school

Malorees Federation

Malorees Federation

Malorees
Junior School

MUSIC

At Malorees our intent for Music is to ensure that the children develop their confidence in a supportive atmosphere to express themselves through music. All sessions are built around the use of singing to develop musical skills. In the Infant School music is delivered using the Da Capo In-school Music Programme and in the Junior School music lessons are planned and delivered by Brent Music Service.

The musical elements covered in all sessions and in all year groups, are 

  • Pitch
  • Pulse
  • Rhythm
  • Co-ordination
  • Expressive Elements
  • Literacy
  • Improvisation & Composition

Children will be introduced to these elements and encouraged to participate and to enjoy music from a range of musical genre. Where possible additional songs are planned to match the context or season either in class sessions or in the whole school music assembly.

Music is a powerful, unique form of communication which crosses barriers of culture, language and race.  As an integral part of culture, past and present, it helps pupils understand themselves and relate to others.

In line with the National Curriculum for music, all pupils:

  • Will perform, listen to, review and evaluate music
  • Are taught to sing, create and compose music
  • Understand and explore how music is created, produced and communicated

At Malorees, the music curriculum incorporates a variety of opportunities to use tuned and un-tuned instruments to develop technique, make music collectively and explore how music is created.

 concert music in class

Lessons

The Junior School offer a wide range of instrumental tuition to all pupils, with c.40% of our children taking lessons.

Most lessons take place during the school day, although some lessons can be arranged for after school if the timetable is full during the day.

Instruments taught:

  • Violin – individual or groupschool band
  • Double bass – individual
  • Flute - individual or group
  • Clarinet – individual only
  • Trumpet - individual or group
  • Guitar – individual or group
  • French horn – individual or group
  • Cello – individual or group
  • Oboe – individual or group
  • Saxophone – individual only
  • Cornet – individual or group
  • Drums – individual
  • Piano – individual only: your child must have access to a piano or full-sized keyboard for daily practice.

 For further information and an application form for music lessons download our Instrumental Tuition Application leaflet or contact the school office.

 

Ukelele 4K

 

 

Music 

 

 

EYFS- Through the DaCapo Music Programme, children develop their musical skills covering pitch, pulse, rhythm, musical concepts, improvising and composing, literacy and coordination in all sessions.  Children will gain in confidence in their participation and will experience a widening range of musical genre which, where possible, is linked to their learning in other curriculum areas.

Y1- Through the DaCapo Music Programme, children develop their musical skills covering pitch, pulse, rhythm, musical concepts, improvising and composing, literacy and coordination in all sessions.  Children will gain in confidence in their participation and will experience a widening range of musical genre which, where possible, is linked to their learning in other curriculum areas.

Y2- Through the DaCapo Music Programme, children develop their musical skills covering pitch, pulse, rhythm, musical concepts, improvising and composing, literacy and coordination in all sessions.  Children will gain in confidence in their participation and will experience a widening range of musical genre which, where possible, is linked to their learning in other curriculum areas.

AUTUMN

SPRING

SUMMER

Y3- Recorder/singing/movement

Y3- Recorder/singing/movement

Y3- Recorder/singing/body percussion

Y3- Recorder/singing/body percussion

 

Y3- Ensemble development

 

Y3- Ensemble development

 

Y4- Recorder skills/singing/Tamboo Bamboo

Y4- Recorder skills/singing/Tamboo Bamboo

Y4- Body percussion 2 – group composition

Y4- Body percussion 2 – group composition

Y4- Ukulele introduction

Y4- Ukulele introduction

Y5- Ukulele skill development/Recorders

Y5- Ukulele skill development/Recorders

Y5- Melodic composition – recorders/ukuleles

Y5- Melodic composition – recorders/ukuleles

Y5- African Drumming

Y5- African Drumming

Y6-

Y6- Beatbox and rap/ukulele & recorder skills

Y6- Samba/singing

Y6- Samba/singing

Y6- Class performance project

Y6- Class performance project

 

MALOREES MUSIC TRUST

Malorees Music Trust's remit is to look after the Steinway Model C Grand Piano at Malorees, which is the property of the Trust.

The Trust supports furthering the musical experience of pupils at Malorees and at present organises the ABRSM music exams at school once a term.

 

 

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