In Year Two, children learn about how music is created, produced and communicated through all the musical elements: pitch, duration, dynamics, tempo, timbre and texture. They use their knowledge of the different types of musical instruments, how they are played and what sounds they make, in order to structure, compose, write (using appropriate notation) and perform in small groups. We aim that each child becomes a confident performer who can evaluate and improve their learning.
‘ I like playing all the musical instruments. I learnt how to play them properly. I like music. I would like to get better at keeping time to the beat when I am using an instrument’