Music – Composing

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Music – Composing – Primary Curriculum


Composing – Foundation stage:

Beginning to understand that we can write musical cues to tell us how high, low, soft or loud to play


Composing – Year 1:

Beginning to understand that we can write musical cues to help others understand how high, low, soft or loud to play.


Composing – Year 2:

Understand how the development of cues and symbols help others to interpret how loud, soft, high, low, fast or slow we want them to play.


Composing – Year 3:

Understand how to interpret western classical stave notation to write music, using basic musical instructions, for others to play.


Composing – Year 4:

Understand how to interpret and write western classical stave notation to communicate various musical instructions for others to play.


Composing – Year 5:

Understand the function of a compositional technique and be able to write our own example.


Composing – Year 6:

Understand that music combines many different compositional techniques and be able to write an example of a composititional technique studied.


Composing – Mastery:

Understand a variety of compositional techniques and be able to depict these techniques by producing examples written in western classical stave notation.

This collection of short films and resources will help you understand your child’s progression through school.

The curriculum film resource has been broken down by subject area initially and then by topic area.