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15/07/19

We hope you see our email via your website :)

12/07/19

A fantastic sports day! Every child took part in each of 7 events -that's 2,905 individual events! Very well supported by parents and PTA. Thank you all! https://t.co/4U4NCr6pAh

03/07/19

Year 2 have arrived at Hever Castle, ready for a guided tour. https://t.co/PQlvy4Wuvp

28/06/19

Year 5 are on their way back. ETA is 3.30pm.

28/06/19

Zip wire and low ropes this morning. https://t.co/XqUssSBJqH

27/06/19

Raft building has definitely been the highlight of the trip so far! https://t.co/aA1n6OCk6p

27/06/19

Survival skills was one of our activities this afternoon. https://t.co/Pq9jiLx4Ox

27/06/19

Raft building time in the sunshine ☀️ https://t.co/2csI6T5Epw

27/06/19

More photos of day 1.. https://t.co/xJ1f0K43os

27/06/19

A great first day at PGL for Year 5. Abseiling, archery and ambush all completed. This morning we will be ready building. https://t.co/imAcVkNnyl

26/06/19

Abseiling time! https://t.co/Yi9VmQrVy0

26/06/19

Year 5 have arrived at PGL safely. We are now eating lunch. Updates to follow

21/06/19

It's the Summer Fair tomorrow! We are looking forward to seeing as many of you there as can make it. 12pm -3pm 😀#HPACYP https://t.co/KI4RK0MBS9

14/06/19

We’re on the approach!!!

14/06/19

Do you know where we are? https://t.co/6bXsmdl13G

14/06/19

All being well we should be back at HPACYP at 5:35pm.

14/06/19

Bromley traffic is not being very kind to us. ETA is now 5:30pm-6:00pm https://t.co/LEiwKuwWNI

14/06/19

Starting the final leg of our adventure home with our new driver (joke, obviously). Our ETA back at HPACYP is approx 5pm UPDATES TO FOLLOW https://t.co/pO8dXmH15S

14/06/19

Going through the tunnel now. ETA TBC. https://t.co/0NJz7dcmyQ

14/06/19

Having le petit pit stop! Filling our bellies and preparing for leg 2 of our adventure home https://t.co/FYZ2jjCjtG

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Music

The music curriculum is based on an approach derived by Zoltan Kodaly who was a pioneering Hungarian music educationalist. 

The ethos suggests that feeling the pulse, rhythm and pitch through repeated singing and movement, will naturally progress into an understanding of the theory. This will also feed into the skills needed to learn to play an instrument.  The overarching curriculum is divided into four sections:

  • Rhythm and Pulse
  • Pitch
  • Instrumental
  • Singing games

These are repeated in the same order from Reception up to Year 6 and are half-termly topics.  These units are then interspersed with topic based projects to link in with the whole school curriculum.  For example, in Year 1, children create ‘alien’ music using music technology to manipulate sounds to link in with their Space topic.  In Year 6, children study James Bond film music and compose their own sequence of music to a clip from Tom and Jerry.  In Year 3 children learn about song-writing skills to compose their own song about friendship.

In addition to the core units, children learn to sing and perform music from a wide range of cultures and genres. For example jazz, folk, classical, samba, African songs, European folk songs, pop, soul and gospel genres are all explored through performances and practical sessions throughout the year.The fantastic HPACYP school choir have just had a hugely successful performance at the Christmas concert and will be taking part in many more events next year.  The HPACYP school band consisting of drummer, flute, recorders, piano and percussion have also just performed at concert and will continue to refine their fantastic sound next term.  As of next year, HPACYP will host instrument lessons in flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone and piano within the school day.

 

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