Scoil Bhríde - Kilcullen, Co. Kildare
 

“Ar aghaidh linn le chéile” 

Music

Music: Strand, Strand Unit and ICT Link
 Descriptor of Resource
 

  • Listen to sounds in the environment with an increased understanding of how sounds are produced and organised
  • Listen to and describe a broad range of musical styles and traditions, including familiar excerpts, recognising where appropriate its function and historical context

Performing
  • Recognise and sing from memory a more demanding repertoire of songs with an awareness of the music's social, historical and cultural contexts
  • Recognise longer and more complex rhythm patterns of familiar songs and chants
  • Use standard symbols with increasing fluency and accuracy to notate simple rhythm and pitch
  • Perform a range of playing techniques on a wide selection of percussion and melodic instruments
 

  • Select from a wide variety of sound sources (voice, body percussion, tuned percussion, melodic instruments and   technology) for a range of musical purposes
  • Reflect upon and evaluate his/her work and the work of other children

Arts

Strand, Strand Unit & ICT Link
 Descriptor of Resource
 

  • Experiment with the marks, lines, shapes,   textures, patterns and tones that can be made with different drawing   instruments on a range of surfaces, demonstrating increasing sensitivity and   control
  • Look at and talk about his/her work, the work   of other children and the work of artists

                Paint & Colour

Painting

Looking   & Responding

Paint   & Colour Themepage
 

  • Explore colour with a variety of colour drawing   instruments, media and techniques
  • Look at and talk about his/her work, the work   of other children and the work of artists

Print
  • Experiment with more complex printmaking techniques
  • Look at, handle and talk about natural and manufactured objects for experience of texture, shape and pattern
                Clay

Developing Form in Clay

Looking & Responding
  • Explore and discover the possibilities of clay as a medium for imaginative expression
  • Look at and talk about his/her work, the work of other children and the work of sculptors, including relief sculptures (prints or slides)
                Construction

Making Constructions

Looking & Responding
  • Explore and experiment with the properties and characteristics of materials in making structures
  • Look at, investigate and talk about spatial arrangements, balance and outline in collections or photographs of natural and manufactured structures
 

  • Explore and discover the possibilities of   fabric and fibre as media for imaginative expression
  • Look at, handle and talk about a variety of   fabrics and fibres for experience of tactile, visual and spatial qualities

Drama

Strand, Strand Unit   & ICT Link
Descriptor of Resource
 

Extend playing in role and in character to include the ability to accept and maintain a brief that has been decided on   by either the teacher, the group or himself/herself

 

Reflect on a particular dramatic action in order to create possible alternative courses for the action that will reflect more closely the life patterns and issues being examined

Develop, out of role, the ability to co-operate and to communicate with others in helping to shape the drama
Broad range of drama activities