Departmental Staff
Curriculum Leader:Mr C Harrington
Subject Teachers:Miss A ClarkMiss N Matthews (p/t)
Mr D Manning
SLT Line Manager:Mr D Summers

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Key Stage 3 

At Key Stage 3 students have three lessons of Music each fortnight. The main programmes of work in each year of Key Stage 3 are summarised as follows with further details contained in schemes of work: 

Year 7 

  • The elements of music
  • Learning to sing 
  • Learning the trumpet
  • Learning the ukelele
  • How to compose 
  • Music theory

Year 8 

  • Learning the trumpet 
  • Arranging baroque music 
  • Exploring popular music genres
  • Composing game music
  • Music theory
  • Guitar 

Year 9 

  • Musicals
  • Arranging dance music
  • The music industry 
  • Performing as a rock band 
  • Composing for film 
  • My musical journey 

A wide variety of opportunities are available for students with a keen interest in developing their musical talents. These include individual music lessons through visiting peripatetic tutors, ROX workshops and performances, and a Key Stage 3 choir. 

Key Stage 4 

At Key Stage 4 we offer a choice of the following courses: 

Key Stage 5 

At Key Stage 5 we offer a choice of the following courses (please click on the links below to visit the Sixth Form Website):