Year 6 Music Objectives



  • Improvise and compose music for a range of purposes using the linked dimensions of music, e.g. duration, timbre, texture, structure, tempo, musical notations
  • Use and understand staff and other musical notation

Listen to


  • Listen with attention to detail and comment on inter-related dimensions of music

Play and performance


  • Play and perform in solo and ensemble contexts for a range of audience
  • Use voices and musical instruments with increasing accuracy, fluency and expression

Review and evaluate


  • Make connections across music from different eras, cultures, traditions and genres
  • Develop a secure understanding of the history of music