The aim of Music at Burwood Heights Primary School, is to develop their skills in movement, singing, rhythm and correctly using musical instruments. The Music curriculum is developed from the Victorian Curriculum and also draws on the learning theories from Kodaly and Orff music methods.
Prep students will explore beat, rhythm and pitch. Students are also learning short songs to sing and play on percussion instruments.
Junior School students are exploring how the use of musical elements can change the sound of a song. They will be moving to music as well as playing music using percussive and melodic instruments.
Middle School students will be learning to play the recorder. They will be developing their skills in notation, composition and group work at their own ability.
Senior School students are introduced to ukuleles. Students are developing their knowledge of chords, notation and will compose their own songs.