Year 5


Within Year 5 pupils have a 30 minute session each week where they are learning to play the guitar. The skills they are focusing on are:

  • Learning how to hold the guitar.
  • Learning how to strum and pluck the guitar strings.
  • Learn the names of the strings and the parts of the guitar
  • Learn more advanced music theory such as more intricate notation, more complex rhythms and a wider range of dynamic and tempo language, as well as introducing the idea of texture and timbre.
  • Learn different chord positions.
  • Learn songs using different chords.
  • Singing and playing.
  • Learning how to play riffs on individual strings.
  • Group playing.
  • Composing.

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