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Congratulations to our wildlife team who are now into the final of  the Gloucestershire  Wildlife Quiz.

Please join us to celebrate our 150th anniversary. There will be a traditional fete followed by our school production. All ex-pupils are welcome to join us on this day – Friday 12th July from 3pm.

Please note: We are taking a break from the 10k run this year in order to concentrate on our 150th celebrations.

 

Music

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Key stage 1

Pupils should be taught to:

  • use their voices expressively and creatively by singing songs and speaking chants and rhymes
  • play tuned and untuned instruments musically
  • listen with concentration and understanding to a range of high-quality live and recorded music
  • experiment with, create, select and combine sounds using the inter-related dimensions of music.

Key stage 2

Pupils should be taught to:

  • play and perform in solo and ensemble contexts, using their voices and playing musical instruments with increasing accuracy, fluency, control and expression
  • improvise and compose music for a range of purposes using the inter-related dimensions of music
  • listen with attention to detail and recall sounds with increasing aural memory
  • use and understand staff and other musical notations
  • appreciate and understand a wide range of high-quality live and recorded music drawn from different traditions and from great composers and musicians
  • develop an understanding of the history of music.