Music: Key Stage 1

Lesson plans and teacher videos to instill confidence in your teaching of Music

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We make teaching music simple with engaging lessons based on popular themes, from animals and festivals to to space and superheroes, all supported by teacher videos.

Year 1

5 lessons
Pulse and rhythm
Theme: All about me. (Can be made COVID-19 appropriate).
5 lessons
Timbre and rhythmic patterns
Theme: Fairytales. (Can be made COVID-19 appropriate).
5 lessons
Pitch and tempo
Theme: Superheroes
5 lessons
Classical music, dynamics and tempo
Theme: Animals
5 lessons
Chanting and tuned percussion
Theme: Space
5 lessons
Vocal and body sounds
Theme: By the sea

Year 2

5 lessons
Myths and legends
Developing understanding of musical language and how timbre, dynamics and tempo affect the mood of a song. Can be made COVID-19 appropriate.
5 lessons
On this island: British songs and sounds
Creating sounds to represent three contrasting landscapes: seaside, countryside and city.
5 lessons
Musical me
Learning to sing and play a song
5 lessons
Orchestral instruments
Theme: Traditional western stories. This topic can be made COVID-19 appropriate.
5 lessons
African call and response song
Theme: Animals
5 lessons
Dynamics, timbre, tempo and motifs
Theme: Space