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Cotmanhay Junior School

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Y4 Term 1 We are musicians

National curriculum content

Understand computer networks, including the internet; ... and the opportunities they offer for communication and collaboration.

Be discerning in evaluating digital content; use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly.


Lesson objectives

  1. Discuss the type of music you will create
  2. Create music with Isle of Tune
  3. Record sound samples
  4. Use your samples to create a piece of music
  5. Edit your composition
  6. Share your music with an audience


What we want children to know

  • How to create and develop a musical composition, refining their ideas through reflection and discussion.
  • Develop an awareness of how their composition can enhance work in other media.


What skills we want children to develop

  • Using a program to edit music
  • An understanding of the links between music and maths (beats in a bar)
  • Collaboration skills



Audio, composition, copyright, digital, instruments, pitch, sample, sequencing, software