In Y1today, children moved along to a familiar song and tapped back a set of beats, using a musical instrument 🎶
We started by playing along to music with our standard and non-standard instruments. We moved our learning forward with some composing of our own. We have had so much fun learning about musical notes!
We started with a warm up – listening to the different notes to make our movements with. We then used a rest with the notes we already know to add a challenge to our practice.
Today we practiced moving to music at different speeds. We used different actions for the different types of notes. We continue to learn the names of the notes and use them to tap out a beat. Our new skills allow us to read and tap along to musical notation. We used tambourines, pens and our […]
We did a warm up using marching, punching and shoulder rolls. After warming up successfully, we practiced our ball control skills at home. Some excellent skills demonstrated – well done!
We used a video that has been going viral as inspiration for our Ball Skills lesson in PE today. We used one handed and two handed bounces to keep close control of ball movement. Using the music to keep time, we rolled the ball around our bodies and practiced throwing and catching skills towards the […]
Today @RotherhamMusic delivered our Winter-themed music lesson online. After warming up, we learned about our diaphragm and how to use our posture for singing. We tapped to the beats in a song, then moved to the beats. We can use musical notation to represent the different movements we did e.g. walk, stride, jogging and slow. […]
We were lucky to be able to keep our music lessons while home learning. We started with repeating chants, using different voices. Can you tell which is the sad chant and which is excited? We began to learn a new song with actions We finished with some rhythm work We just had time to share […]