Welcome to Music at Witton
Throughout your musical learning journey you will develop your skills in performance, composition, listening and appraising alongside enriching your communication skills. A new year in music means new topics for you to discover, try your best always and you will achieve!
Year 5, Rhythm and Pulse 1:
Learning all about different rhythms and performing as an ensemble. Learning our elements of music and rehearsing as a group to read and notate traditional rhythmic notation.
Using DRIP TTTS (click for song)
Rhythm and Pulse 2: African Drumming
Learning the history, key features and origin of African music.
Performing syncopated, off beat, rhythms using features of drum circles whilst using our voices, keyboards and ukuleles.
Rhythm and Pulse 3: Rap
Learning the history, key features and origin of Rap music.
Performing and composing using features of rap including double time, single time, rhyme and slang.
Listening to a beat and performing in time with others.
Singing- all years:
All classes will participate in developing their voices every lesson. We will focus on accuracy of pitch and maintaining individual parts within a group. Developing confidence and performance skills including dynamics and expression, learning how to tell stories using a melody.
Make A Change Join the Music Council!
If you have musical ideas and want to support the department download an application and hand in to Mrs Savage. All abilities welcome!
APPLICATIONS CLOSED FOR 2022-2023...opening SOON
See the Music Notice Board
Dates and Important information
- Choir and Young Voices Tuesday 19th September.
- Auditions for the school musical....COMING SOON!
Do you want to learn an instrument? Complete the application below.
Did you know that playing an instrument makes you smarter?...Don't just take my word for it! Do the research click the link! https://www.classicfm.com/discover-music/reasons-to-play-a-musical-instrument/
At Witton we provide instrumental lessons in:
(Click the instrument names below for more information including demo videos)
We really want to increase numbers and talent ready for our extra curricular clubs and performances. Be prepared for when we can start activities like orchestra, band and choir again.
Don't see your instrument? Come and enquire with Mrs Savage, we want to diversify our instrumentation.
Instrumental Lesson Timetable- These times may change so check on the 'Music Notice Board' for any updates.
Mrs Savage's Song Suggestion!
I am going to post weekly videos of a huge range of music! Have a listen and let me know what you think. You can get Epraise points for your responses.
Some of these songs will be completely new and others you may know very well!
Year 7's: Composing and Performing Raps
Year 6's: Composing and Performing Rhythms
Year 5's: Composing and Performing using Elements of Music