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Year 3

January 2024


in year 3, we have been learning how to play the Djembe drum. We have looked at how to hold the instrument correctly and keeping in time to a beat. 

July 23

In year 3 we have been learning to play the ukulele. We have had great fun and learnt lots of chords.


March 2023

Year 3 have been learning the recorder this term. We have continued our reading of musical notation and have learnt several notes. The recorder is a tricky instrument and we have had to really practice. Have a listen!


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November 22


This term year 3 have been learning how to play the Glockenspiel.  We have been learning how to play different notes and have learnt the names of some musical notation such as crotchet and minim. 

Sept 21

Year 3 have been looking at how music is written and concentrating on notation and rhythm grids. We've been playing the recorder to help us with this.

We've also been singing some disney songs too!

Year 3 have listened to 'Peter and the Wolf' by Serge Prokofiev which was written in 1936. It tells a story in where each character is represented by different instruments of the orchestra.