Music – Singing & Playing

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Music – Singing & Playing – Primary Curriculum

Singing & Playing – Foundation stage:

Sing broadly in tune within a limited pitch range.

Singing & Playing – Year 1:

Sing in tune within a limited pitch range, and perform with a good sense of pulse.





Singing & Playing – Year 2:

Begin to recognise and musically demonstrate awareness of a link between shape and pitch using graphic notations.  Perform using dynamics.

Singing & Playing – Year 3:

Sing and play confidently within an appropriate vocal range with clear diction, mostly accurate tuning and appropriate tone.





Singing & Playing – Year 4:

Sing and play confidently and fluently, maintaining an appropriate pulse within an appropriate vocal range using good technique.

Singing & Playing – Year 5:

Experiment with voice and instruments in creative ways, to explore musical techniques and understand structure.





Singing & Playing – Year 6:

Experiment with voice, sounds, technology and instruments in creative ways and to explore new techniques.

Singing & Playing – Mastery:

Demonstrate confidence, expression, skill and level of musicality through performance and understanding written western classical staff notation.

Discord or Discordant

Pentatonic Scale



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.