This term Beech class have enjoyed listening to and making up movements to the different repertoire on the BBC online music programme, Bring the Noise. They have reflected and commented on the different styles of music with great attention to detail and have tried to use musical terminology such as tempo, pitch and dynamics with more confidence. Through many musical games and listening activities, the children are beginning to understand the difference between beat and rhythm this term and have demonstrated this through improvised body percussion and paired compositions. Beech class are beginning to learn different note values with the help of the Kodaly music method which has supported them when composing and performing their own simple rhythms. As a class, they are very keen to perform to each other and they are showing a greater awareness of their audience and improved listening skills.