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Music

Music KS3 Curriculum Topics

 

Autumn Term
1

Autumn Term
2

Spring Term
 1

Spring Term
2

Summer Term 1

Summer Term 2 

Year
7

The Elements of Music

Rhythm and Drumming

Keyboard
Skills 1

Keyboard
Skills 1 and
the Orchestra

Folk Songs and an Introduction to the Ukulele

Music Technology – Remixing J. S. Bach

Year
8

Musical Futures - Just Play

Music Technology

Keyboard
Skills 2

The Blues

An Introduction to Music Technology – Sequencing and Production Project

Film Music

Year
9

Songwriting

Songwriting

Music from Around the World

Music from Around the World

Musical Theatre

Music Technology - Creating EDM

Music KS4 Curriculum Topics

 

Autumn
Term 1

Autumn
Term 2

Spring
Term 1

Spring
Term 2

Summer
Term 1

Summer
Term 2

Year
10

Musical Knowledge Coursework - 
completing a comparison of two contemporary and contrasting musical genres as an analysis of a music as to how certain elements fit into a song.

Musical Knowledge Coursework - 
completing a comparison of two contemporary and contrasting musical genres as an analysis of a music as to how certain elements fit into a song

Musical Knowledge Coursework - 
completing a comparison of two contemporary and contrasting musical genres as an analysis of a music as to how certain elements fit into a song

Instrumental Study Coursework - 
Look at the maintenance and health and safety in regards to your chosen instrument.  Then set goals and a practice plan to improve your playing and musicianship.  
Evaluate what you have done.

Instrumental Study Coursework - 
Look at the maintenance and health and safety in regards to your chosen instrument.  Then set goals and a practice plan to improve your playing and musicianship.  Evaluate what you have done.

Live Performance - 
Work towards setting up and performing a live performance.  Look at health and safety, presentation, rehearsal and analysis of the performance.

Year
11

Instrumental Study Coursework - 
Look at the maintenance and health and safety in regards to your chosen instrument.  Then set  goals and a practice plan to improve your playing and musicianship. Evaluate what you have done.

Live Performance-
Work towards setting up and performing a live performance. Look at health and safety, presentation, rehearsal and analysis of the performance.

Live Performance - 
Work towards setting up and performing a live performance. Look at health and safety, presentation, rehearsal and analysis of the performance.

Live Performance - 
Work towards setting up and performing a live performance.  Look at health and safety, presentation, rehearsal and analysis of the performance.

Instrumental Study Coursework - 
Look at the maintenance and health and safety in regards to your chosen instrument.  Then set  goals and a practice plan to improve your playing and musicianship.  Evaluate what you have done.

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