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Barming Primary School

Be Kind, Be Safe, Be Responsible And Make Good Choices

Barming Primary School

Be Kind, Be Safe, Be Responsible And Make Good Choices

We are a Good school...Sports Days are Y5&6 - 23rd June, Y3&4 - 30th June and YR, 1&2 - 14th July...Sorry no parents at this time :-(
Welcome to BarmingPrimary School
Barming Primary School is a 2 form entry primary school on the outskirts of Maidstone. It is a co-educational school for children aged 4 to 11 years old. There are currently 414 children on roll.
A Message from the Headteacher
Barming Primary School has so much to offer. Everyone is welcome and children are encouraged to flourish and achieve their goals. Come and find out what we are all about!
Orchard Academy Trust
Barming Primary School is an Academy and is part of the Orchard Trust family of schools. The Trust currently consists of Allington Primary School and Barming Primary School.

Last Week's Attendance:

  • Reception 95.5%
  • Year 1 93.1%
  • Year 2 96.1%
  • Year 3 95.2%
  • Year 4 92.8%
  • Year 5 92.5%
  • Year 6 97.7%
  • Whole School - 94.7%

Year Three



This Music page will showcase all our Music learning for Year 3.


Take a look :-)

Term 1/2 - 2020 to 2021


River Songs

For these terms our focus was to look at a range of traditional songs and learn to perform them as a class using simple canons and rounds. Below are two of the of the songs we looked at and performed as a class.

Listen to the Canoe Song -My Paddle’s Keen and Bright.


Listen to Land of the Silver Birch.


Traditional Newcastle River Song


Sea shanty Fire Down Below


Term 3 - 2020 to 2021


Home Learning

Composing the Amazon


Looking at classical music and how it can evoke emotions and conjure up images. How could we use this understanding to create a piece of music that conjures up images of the Amazon Rainforest?


Bach -

Shostakovich -

Pachelbel -

Mussorgsky -

Beethoven -

Faure -

Tchaikovsky -

Term 4 - 2020 to 2021



Texture & Rhythm


We listened to a range of songs and discussed the texture, instruments used, vocals and what emotion the music evoked in them.

Sea Shanty

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We thought about the texture of this song and have also enjoyed singing the sea shanty.

Listening for texture

Term 5 - 2020 to 2021


Weather the Weather/Listening and Improving


This term we will be looking at how music is used to express concepts such as the weather. In particular looking at the difference between major and minor key signatures.  


Example of Positive ‘Sunny’ feelings

Here comes the Sun – The Beatles

Mr Blue Sky – ELO

You are my Sunshine – Jimmie Davis

In the Summertime – Mungo Jerry

Walking on Sunshine – Katrina and the Waves

What weather symbol do you associate with the music? We did this without knowing the title of the music.

Term 6 - 2020 to 2021