Bournville Village

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Music at Bournville Village Primary

The Charanga Musical School Scheme provides teachers with week-by-week lessons for each year group in the school from ages 5-11.

The learning within this Scheme is based upon: Listening and Appraising; Musical Activities — creating and exploring; and Singing and Performing. Everything is clearly and simply explained and the planning support is extensive.

Each Unit of Work comprises the of strands of musical learning which correspond with the national curriculum for music:

 

  1. Listening and Appraising
  2. Musical Activities
    1. Warm-up Games
    2. Optional Flexible Games
    3. Singing
    4. Playing instruments
    5. Improvisation
    6. Composition
  3. Performing

 

All musical learning in this scheme is built around the Interrelated Dimensions of Music: pulse, rhythm, pitch, tempo, dynamics, timbre, texture, structure and notation. These dimensions are at the centre of all the learning.

Music overview

Our school song

Music in action

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