"Enjoy , Believe , Achieve"

Music – Year 5

Download

Download our Year 5 Music curriculum here.

Listening and understanding

Elements of music

Textiles

Pitch: recognise and identify range of different scale patterns for example, major, minor, pentatonic and raga

Duration: understand more complex rhythmic patterns and metres including 6/8

Dynamics: understand how the full range of dynamics can be manipulated for expressive effect.

Tempo: understand and identify how the full range of tempi can be manipulated for expressive effect.

Texture: understand types of harmony, i.e. blocks of sound, including clusters of notes and the use of chords as an accompaniment..

Timbre: identify families of instruments, and different ensemble combinations, e.g. jazz band, orchestra, choir.

Structure: understand chord sequences, leitmotif, ABACADA, etc.

Applying understanding

  • Identify how elements and resources have combined to communicate moods, changes of mood and ideas, and a variety of musical styles.
  • Identify instruments within different families of instruments.
  • Use and explore notations which are linked to understanding of elements to communicate own musical ideas, including expressive markings.
  • Identify composers’ intent in music heard and performed.
  • Identify how music is produced is produced in different ways including the use of ICT.

Normanby University
Grade 2 (In addition to Year 3 & 4 objectives

  • simple time signatures of 2/2 3/2 4/2 3/8
  • Triplets and triplet note groups with rests.
  • Composition of simple four bar rhythms starting on the first beat of the bar and using a given opening.
  • Extension of the stave to include two ledger lines below and above each stave.
  • Construction of the minor scales and key signatures of the major keys of A, Bb and Eb and the minor keys of A, E and D with their tonic triads (root position). degrees (number only) and intervals above the tonic (by number only).

Examples in addition to KS1 and lower KS2

Styles e.g:

  • Folk

Purposes

  • adverts
  • theme tunes
  • rituals
  • films

Non-musical stimuli

  • abstract ideas
  • dramatic themes
  • local heritage
  • art – making
  • musical instrument
  • topic
  • french

Controlling

  • Extend accuracy of vocal range (use low A-E’ as a guide)
  • Increase awareness of expression and interpretation through control of the elements and phrases when singing
  • Sing sample part songs with awareness of pitch and balance.
  • Continue to develop use of own instruments and technique on a wider range of classroom percussion, including ethnic, chromatic instruments and classroom keyboards.
  • Control more complex rhythmic patterns and sequences, including those in 6/8.
  • Develop ability to rehearse and present performances in independent groups, showing awareness of their own part in relation to others.

Creating

Use acoustic sounds and ICT to…

  • Begin to improvise in a variety of styles, using scales as a base.
  • improvise melodic and rhythmic phrases as part of a group performance.
  • Vary and refine ideas.
  • Develop ideas within musical structures.
  • Use specific patterns of pitch and rhythm to give pieces shape and coherence.
  • Begin to use simple chord sequences to structure pieces.
  • Capture change and combine sounds for a specific musical purpose.
  • Explore musical knowledge and understanding using iPods and iPads

Responding and reviewing Elements of music (Paragraph 4 a/b)

  • Compare and contrast music heard and performed with an awareness of the music’s context and purpose.
  • Use a variety of art forms to respond to changes in character or mood and other elements of music, with increased emphasis on changes in metre, textures and structures.
  • Express and justify ideas and opinions about music heard and performed using an appropriate and extended musical vocabulary.
  • See vocabulary list in the appendices
  • Improve their own and other’s work with an awareness of the music’s context and purpose.

February 2014 Reviewed SH, AD, GC, CA

  • "Nothing within teaching gives me greater pleasure than when a child exceeds their targets - seeing the pride in their face and setting the next challenge with them is extremely fulfilling. Within school, I look after 'Normanby University' which provides children with the opportunity to extend their learning outside of the school day."  

    Mr Drage, Year 6
  • "It's brilliant to see the children develop the confidence and skills needed for their next journey on to Secondary School."  

    Mrs Brallisford, Year 6
  • If you asked me what makes me proud about working in Year Six, I would say - the satisfaction of seeing how much confidence they have by the time we reach SATs ; going on and seeing how much they enjoy our specially designed 'Island ' residential with them in Summer term and the end of year show where I get to pretend to be a director!"  

    Mrs Pentney, Year 6
  • "Year Six is my second home! I enjoy the challenge of teaching our children in their last year of Primary School and making it their most memorable.  

    Mrs Pentney, Year 6
  • "It's brilliant to see the children develop the confidence and skills needed for their next journey on to Secondary School."  

    Mrs Brallisford, Year 6
  • "Working in Year 6 is a real privilege. I feel very lucky to be able to help the children leave Normanby Primary School having achieved their full potential and ready to start secondary school."  

    Mr Drage, Year 6
  • “Learning about World War 2 was great. We found out what it was like to be an evacuee and even had a World War 2 Christmas party where we flipped the kipper and rolled the potato!”  

    Year 6 Pupil
  • “Our teachers get us ready for Secondary School”  

    Year 6 Pupil
  • “All the children take care of each other here. Words cannot describe how good this school is!”  

    Year 6 Pupil
  • “Normanby Primary School is great – we have the best teachers in the world. One of our fantastic P.E. coaches was even a professional footballer!"  

    Year 6 Pupil
  • “Year 6 is truly unique and fabulous – we use amazing technology like iPads to help us learn at home and in school”  

    Year 6 Pupil
  • “I got a sticker because I came in all by myself and that makes me happy!”  

    FS2 Pupil
  • “I always want to be here; we build bat caves and learn letters and sounds.”  

    FS2 Pupil
  • “I’m happy because I can play with my friends.”  

    FS2 Pupil
  • “It’s good because we have nice food and fresh water and some people in poor places don’t.”  

    FS2 Pupil
  • “I like it because it’s fun. We read a book and grow plants and flowers.”  

    FS2 Pupil
  • “I like my teachers; they play with me and learn me numbers.”  

    FS2 Pupil
  • “It’s the bestest place because we get to learn every day!”  

    FS2 Pupil
  • “I’ve got my teachers. They’re nice and help me to learn.”  

    FS2 Pupil
  • “You get to play every day… and build; I like building!”  

    FS2 Pupil
  • “We go to Rainbow Room to learn to read letters”  

    FS2 Pupil
  • “I love working with our children in FS2! Seeing them excited to learn and succeed at new challenges is an experience I feel lucky to be part of every single day!”  

    Mrs Musgrave, FS2
  • “I enjoy having lots of fun with the children and staff in our Foundation Stage environment and visiting places like Build-a-Bear and Normanby. It’s fantastic to see how much the children grow in confidence and independence and are ready to start Y1”  

    Mrs May, FS2
  • “FS2 is so much fun! It is wonderful to watch the children flourish as we go through the year”  

    Mrs Tyerman, FS2
  • "At the fire station we got to sit in the fire engine and we learnt lots of things."  

    Emilia, Year 2
  • "I liked going to Grangetown Fire Station and learning about keeping safe. It was funny watching the fireman go down the pole."  

    Oliver, Year 2
  • "We learn about Pirates and how they stole ships. I made a pirate puppet too."  

    Ryan, Year 2
  • "I like Year 2 because Barnaby Bear tells us lots of information from different countries. He even went to Jamaica with Mrs Armstrong!"  

    Harriet, Year 2
  • "I have learnt that a 'ph' are really clever because they make a 'f' sound like in elephant."  

    Jack, Year 1
  • "Learning loads of new sounds helps me to read lots of new words."  

    Amalie, Year 1
  • "I love learning lots of facts about space, like Saturn has lots of rings"  

    Scarlet, Year 1
  • "Teaching has the rewards of inspiring the children to become independent learners."   

    Mrs Allamby, Year 1
  • "I love how every day is different and the children's continuing ability amazes. Truly rewarding."  

    Mrs Foden, Year 1
  • "I love the interaction and watching their faces light up when you share ideas and experiences or just from reading a favourite story."  

    Mrs Miller, Year 1
  • "The most rewarding aspect of teaching in year 2 is how much the children love to learn and seeing their amazing learning journey."  

    Mrs Willox, Year 2
  • "I love the varied curriculum that brings learning to life!"  

    Mrs Rutter, Year 2
  • "I love the challenge and excitement of Year 2. I enjoy inspiring the children and it’s so rewarding watching them make progress and achieve their best."  

    Mrs Armstrong, Year 2
  • "I like to come to Nursery to be with all of my friends' "  

    Matilda, FS1
  • "Our Nursery is good because we have lots of toys."  

    Jessica, FS1
  • "I like Nursery because it helped me to learn to listen."  

    Sonny, FS1
  • "Why do you enjoy coming to Nursery?" 'Playing on the computers is fun!'  

    Daniel, FS1
  • "I like using innovative technology to engage and enhance the children's learning experiences and build resilience."  

    Miss Herlingshaw, Year 5
  • "I like working with the upper key stage 2 team to develop the children's thirst for life-long learning in preparation for secondary school and beyond."  

    Mrs Greenmon, Year 5
  • "I like promoting links with and developing the children's awareness of the local area through our ironstone mining topic."  

    Miss Alderson, Year 5
  • "Music is unbelievable! Performing all over the UK, broadcasting on the radio, singing with a 60 piece orchestra are just a touch of what we do at Normanby! Music has helped me grow in confidence."  

    Lily Booth, Year 5
  • "In Year 5, we have lots of opportunitie to participate in exciting sporting activities. I've enhance by biking expertise with 'Bikeability' by learning how to take my hands off the handle bars, signal traffic behind me without falling off and learning how to be more aware of the road around me." 

    Adam Harvey - Year 5
  • "Y5 artwork is phenomenal because we got to use a range of different art materials and study lots of different artists."  

    Konnie, Year 5
  • "Being a new pupil in Normanby is so cool, especially in Year 5 because we have awesome teachers and interesting research topics which make us want to learn even more!"  

    Harry, Year 5
  • "In Year 5, we have lots of fun using our iPads like a second brain to help us learn."  

    Mille, Year 5.
  • "I have been practising my counting, I can count to 100 hundred and back without stopping."  

    Oliver, Year 1
  • "In Year 4, I particularly enjoy teaching French and also using iPads and Chromebooks to teach Computing across the year group. The Year 4 show in the Spring term is always a highlight for staff and children."  

    Mrs D'Inverno, Year 4
  • "I know when I write I have to use capital letters and read it to see if it makes sense, I have made a book so I am an author."  

    Andie, Year 1
  • "I enjoy teaching in Year 4 because of the wide curriculum we get to cover. We  research new areas such as The Anglo-Saxons and Rivers. I particularly enjoy teaching Maths and always look forward to the Year 4 Zenith residential to Osmotherly in the Summer term."  

    Mrs Gills, Year 4
  • "In Year 4, this term we are performing an Easter show. I am so excited because the whole year group will be performing together. We are all really curious to find out what the show is going to be about!"  

    Eve, Year 4
  • "All the children and staff have welcomed me into Year 3 after returning from my Maternity leave in January. It is lovely to be surrounded by smiley, hard-working children each day."  

    Mrs Wardill, Year 3
  • "In Year 4, we have enjoyed Zenith outdoor education classes and can’t wait to go on our residential to Osmotherley where we will be staying overnight. We are excited about mountain biking, canoeing and abseiling down a waterfall! Last year, the children made bows and arrows and built dens. I am looking forward to learning new skills and trying things I haven’t done before."  

    Ella, Year 4
  • "As I taught this cohort last year as Year 3's, I have found it very rewarding to see the progress the children have already made in Year 4. It has been very valuable as a team in terms of continuity and progression."  

    Mr Wood, Year 4
  • "There’s a lot I like about Year 3.I liked the sleepover the most because of the movie and the food. I like doing PE with Mr Robinson. The teams are good, I am in orange house. I like everything in school."  

    Isaac, Year 3
  • "I like going to some of the after school clubs in Year 3, I went to gym club and I have now been chosen for Normanby University. I made my own rainforest and called it ‘Parrot Paradise’  "  

    Ava, Year 3
  • "It’s a privilege to work alongside children who want to learn and work to the best of their ability. They not only work hard, they have lots of fun too. This is great to witness."  

    Mrs Tye, Year 3
  • "One of my favourite things we have done in Year 3 was our visit to Tesco to learn about ‘Farm to Fork’. We went into the bakery and saw bread buns being made. I also like Art, I made a Diva lamp."  

    Ratu, Year 3
  • "I loved the sleepover in Year 3, I enjoyed the film ‘Night at the Museum’. I liked our rainforest work, I made my own rainforest."  

    Keller, Year 3

Privacy Policy

We regard your privacy as important and any personal information you give to us will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulations.

We do not store personal information about individuals who visit this site except where they provide contact information via our contact us page.

Any information you provide will only be used for the reasons specified and it will not be shared with any third party without your consent, unless required by law.

Your contact details are kept securely and are only accessed by authorised members of staff as part of the provision of school services. If you do not wish us to keep this contact information please tell us.

This website uses Google Analytics which provides statistical data about the usage of the site. This information is not used to identify individuals, but is collected to provide us with an understanding of the areas of interest on our site and how our site is being used.

If you are connected to the internet you will have an IP Address. This may take the form of a figure, such as 333.333.22.1. The address will be automatically collected and logged as part of the connection of your computer to our web server and may be used to determine the total number of visits to each part of the site. This data is not collected and used for other purposes.

This website contains links to other websites. The School is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites or organisations and recommends you consult the privacy information on those sites.

This policy will be reviewed and updated versions will be posted on the website.

If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, the Information Commissioner is the independent regulator for both Data Protection and Freedom of Information.