Primary Curriculum – Get on Board

We are delighted to have launched Get on Board – Music Curriculum for Bristol. The Music Curriculum for Bristol has been developed by Bristol Plays Music in consultation with teachers and tailored to Bristol schools. It contains a complete resource that spans Reception to Year 6. The first phase of lesson plans begin with themes of water and air and include topics such as the ss Great Britain and sea shanties, balloons, kites and aeroplanes before moving on to the theme of rhythm for phase two. In phase three pitch has been introduced with a focus on songs and part singing, together with chronology where plans and resources support teaching an overview of the history of music

The lessons have been split into three levels: Reception and Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2 (years 3-4) and Key Stage 2 (years 5-6). BPM will continue to develop this over the coming year in response to comments and suggestions from teachers and schools.

On the following pages you can download editable Lesson Plans and Resources for each of the three year groups and both phases.

Primary Music Curriculum for Bristol

We’re changing

On Wednesday 23 September 2020 Colston Hall changed its name to Bristol Beacon, and this means we’re changing too.

Bristol Plays Music is run by Bristol Music Trust, the charity that also runs the venue formerly known as Colston Hall. These two organisations will soon unite under one name: Bristol Beacon.

Click below to find out more about how we’re changing, watch our name announcement, and discover how we want everyone to share in the joy of live music.

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