Music

Music is a unique form of communication that can change the way people feel, think and act.

Students are given the opportunity to immerse themselves in a variety of musical activities, from singing, to instrumental skills, to music technology. A dedicated suite of computers enables students to record, edit and manipulate music on professional level software.

As well as classroom lessons we also welcome a team of instrumental specialists into school to offer one-to-one lessons on a range of instruments.

Students are encouraged to take part in performances to display their talents, with concerts and choir recitals taking place both in school and in the local community.

Music forms part of an individual’s identity and positive interaction with music can develop students’ competence as learners and increase their self-esteem. It can bring together intellect and feeling, encouraging personal expression, reflection and emotional development.

What do students study in Music?


Key Stage 3 Curriculum Overview

Year
Topics Studied
7

Unit 1: Rhythm.

Unit 2: Playing-a-round (keyboard skills). 

Unit 3: Danse Macabre. 

8

Unit 1: Blues music. 

Unit 2: My Minuet. 

Unit 3: Sibelius (music technology).

9

Under review. 


Key Stage 4 Curriculum Overview

Year
Topics Studied
10

Unit 7: Music sequencing.

Unit 1: The music industry.

11

Unit 5: Music performance. 

Unit 2: Creating a music product. 

Exam Specifications



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