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Year 2

Knowledge, Skills and Understanding breakdown for

Music

 

Year 2

 

Performing

Composing (incl notation)

Appraising

 

 

 

•  Do they sing and follow the

•  Can they order sounds to

•  Can they improve their own

melody (tune)?

create a beginning, middle

work?

•  Do they sing accurately at a

and end?

•  Can they listen out for

given pitch?

•  Can they create music in

particular things when listening

•  Can they perform simple

response to <different starting

to music?

patterns and accompaniments

points>?

 

keeping a steady pulse?

•  Can they choose sounds which

 

•  Can they perform with others?

create an effect?

 

•  Can they play simple rhythmic

•  Can they use symbols to

 

patterns on an instrument?

represent sounds?

 

•  Can they sing/clap a pulse

•  Can they make connections

 

increasing or decreasing in

between notations and musical

 

tempo?

sounds?

 

 

 

 

 

Year 2 (Challenging)

 
  • Can they sing/play rhythmic patterns in contrasting tempo; keeping to the pulse?
 
  • Can they use simple structures in a piece of music?
  • Do they know that phrases are where we breathe in a song?
  • Do they recognise sounds that move by steps and by leaps?
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