Year 7

Autumn Term

Elements of Music/Sound Creation

Spring Term

Melody and Accompaniment

Summer Term

Space Midi composition

Enrichment/Wider Reading

Enrichment includes a wide range of extra-curricular music ensembles:

  • Harmonix
  • Boys Choir
  • Chamber Choir
  • Music Technology
  • Popular band support
  • Guitar group
  • Percussion ensemble

Performing Arts Club/School Play- cross curricular group

Individual instrumental lessons offered on a range of instruments at an extra cost

Performances throughout the year include:

  • P Factor
  • Instrumental recitals
  • Christmas Carol Concert
  • Spring Concert
  • Summer Concert
  • Visits to external performance venue
  • Disney Performing Arts Programme

 Visits to watch a range of live performances across the year.

Year 8

Autumn Term

Build a Band

Spring Term

Dance

Summer Term

Remix and Cover versions

Enrichment/Wider Reading

Enrichment includes a wide range of extra-curricular music ensembles:

  • Harmonix
  • Boys Choir
  • Chamber Choir
  • Music Technology
  • Popular band support
  • Guitar group
  • Percussion ensemble

Performing Arts Club/School Play- cross curricular group

Individual instrumental lessons offered on a range of instruments at an extra cost

Performances throughout the year include:

  • P Factor
  • Instrumental recitals
  • Christmas Carol Concert
  • Spring Concert
  • Summer Concert
  • Visits to external performance venue
  • Disney Performing Arts Programme

 Visits to watch a range of live performances across the year.

Year 9

Autumn Term

Music:

  • GCSE Keywords for listening
  • Performance skills
  • Basics of composition

Music Tech:

  • Basics of Music technology

Spring Term

Music:

  • GCSE Keywords for listening
  • Performance skills
  • Basics of composition

Music Tech:

  • Basics of Music technology

Summer Term

Music:

  • GCSE Keywords for listening
  • Performance skills
  • Basics of composition

Music Tech:

  • Basics of Music technology

Enrichment/Wider Reading

Enrichment includes a wide range of extra-curricular music ensembles:

  • Harmonix
  • Boys Choir
  • Chamber Choir
  • Music Technology
  • Popular band support
  • Guitar group
  • Percussion ensemble

Performing Arts Club/School Play- cross curricular group

Individual instrumental lessons offered on a range of instruments at an extra cost

Performances throughout the year include:

  • P Factor
  • Instrumental recitals
  • Christmas Carol Concert
  • Spring Concert
  • Summer Concert
  • Visits to external performance venue
  • Disney Performing Arts Programme

 Visits to watch a range of live performances across the year.

Year 10

Autumn Term

Music:

  • GCSE Keywords revision for listening
  • Performance skills
  • Composition to a brief

Music Tech:

Preparation of Portfolio

Spring Term

Music:

  • GCSE Keywords revision for listening
  • Performance skills
  • Composition to a brief

Music Tech:

Listening focus

Summer Term

Music:

  • GCSE Keywords revision for listening
  • Performance skills
  • Composition 2- official coursework

Music Tech:

Preparation of Portfolio

Enrichment/Wider Reading

Enrichment includes a wide range of extra-curricular music ensembles:

  • Harmonix
  • Boys Choir
  • Chamber Choir
  • Music Technology
  • Popular band support
  • Guitar group
  • Percussion ensemble

Performing Arts Club/School Play- cross curricular group

Individual instrumental lessons offered on a range of instruments at an extra cost

Performances throughout the year include:

  • P Factor
  • Instrumental recitals
  • Christmas Carol Concert
  • Spring Concert
  • Summer Concert
  • Visits to external performance venue
  • Disney Performing Arts Programme

 Visits to watch a range of live performances across the year.

Year 11

Autumn Term

Music:

  • GCSE Keywords revision for listening
  • Performance skills
  • Composition 2- official coursework

Music Tech:

  • Preparation of Portfolio
  • Exam Prep

Spring Term

Music:

  • GCSE Keywords revision for listening
  • Performance skills
  • Composition 1- official coursework

Music Tech:

  • Preparation of Portfolio
  • Exam Prep

Summer Term

Enrichment/Wider Reading

Enrichment includes a wide range of extra-curricular music ensembles:

  • Harmonix
  • Boys Choir
  • Chamber Choir
  • Music Technology
  • Popular band support
  • Guitar group
  • Percussion ensemble

Performing Arts Club/School Play- cross curricular group

Individual instrumental lessons offered on a range of instruments at an extra cost

Performances throughout the year include:

  • P Factor
  • Instrumental recitals
  • Christmas Carol Concert
  • Spring Concert
  • Summer Concert
  • Visits to external performance venue
  • Disney Performing Arts Programme

 Visits to watch a range of live performances across the year.

Assessment of Learning

Years 7 & 8

Listening Assessment – Pupils listen to music and comment on what they can hear.

Performance/Practical Assessment- Pupils will perform on an instrument linked with the scheme of work they have been following.

Years 9, 10 & 11

Pupils complete a range of listening assessments based on GCSE/BTEC style questions.

Composition assessment is completed throughout the course.

Performance assessments are completed once every half term in either solo or ensemble performance skills.

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