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St. Mary’s Catholic Academy
part of the Painsley Catholic Academy

Love and Serve

“Every individual will develop knowledge, skills and understanding with confidence and belief to take in life's journey. Together we will excel, love and serve through the Catholic Faith without limitations.”

Duration and Tempo

What are Duration and Tempo?


Duration and Tempo affect the pace and feel of any music you listen to.


Duration is the length of time each note is played for.


Tempo is the speed of the music.


The link below will take you to two videos on the BBC Bitesize KS2 website, which will help you to listen out for duration and tempo.