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Music

Key Stage 2

Course Content

We want to ensure every student enjoys music and gains a real sense of achievement as a consequence. We believe that it is important that all students, whatever their musical ability, have the opportunity to improve their skills and appreciate the joy of composing, playing or singing live music and have fun along the way!  An overview of the lessons for each Year Group is attached.

Year 5

Year 5 will be learning the elements of music and rhythm and pulse

Autumn Term Weather and Seasons
Animal Crackers
Spring Term Water Music
Journey in Space
Summer Term Machine Music
Greek/Victorian Music

 

Year 6

Year 6 will be learning elements of music and rhythm and pulse

Autumn Term Instruments of the Orchestra
Ancient Greece
Spring Term The Victorians
The Tudors
Summer Term Britain Since the 1930s
Egyptian Music

 

Key Stage 3

Course Content

We want to ensure every student enjoys music and gains a real sense of achievement as a consequence. We believe that it is important that all students, whatever their musical ability, have the opportunity to improve their skills and appreciate the joy of composing, playing or singing live music and have fun along the way.

Years 7 and 8

Year 7 Music Curriculum Overview 2019 - 2020

Year 8 Music Curriculum Overview 2019 - 2020

Year 9

In Year 9 we will be revisiting and reinforcing the elements of music and rhythm and pulse in both composition and performance.  Year 9 students will also be studying ‘Motown’, ‘Ragtime’ and ‘Reggae’ music.

Year 9 Music Curriculum Overview 2019 - 2020

We offer a range of extra curricular activities in music, including choir and the opportunity to play in the school in band in different venues throughout the local community.

Key Stage 4

Exam board: OCR

GCSE Music specification

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