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Music Teaching Resources

Discover some schemes of work, lesson plans, classroom worksheets and interactive activities to develop skills in music for Key Stage One covering musical styles of famous composers, using percussion instruments to create sounds, exploring duration and pitch and performing rhythm patterns

Schemes of Work

Lesson planning to develop and refine music skills when exploring musical styles, using percussion instruments, investigating duration and pitch and performing rhythm patterns


Explore how to compose and record a range of musical compositions using different musical styles to reflect a variety of themes and ideas


Select and use descriptive vocabulary to match musical compositions that reflect different ideas and moods


Identify, compare and perform a range of sounds using voices and instruments at different pitches

Percussion Instruments

Investigate some of the different ways of playing percussion instruments to produce a range of sounds and rhythms


Rehearse and perform a range of songs using different musical styles and structures

  • Family Households
    Discuss and respond to settings, characters and plot events in stories about family life, investigate words with common endings and practise writing sentences for character dialogue
  • Family Homes
    Practise writing a range of sentences to describe how families might use different rooms in their homes
  • Family Rooms
    Select and compose sentences to describe some of the household objects that might be used by the characters in a narrative story
  • Family Talk
    Practise writing a selection sentences to show what different characters might say about story events