Music

Departmental Staff 

Curriculum Leader: 

Mrs J Deal 

Subject Teachers: 

Miss A Clark 

Miss N Matthews 

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 

  • Singing festival / Singing Monsters 
  • Rhythm / Who Knows 
  • Animal Composition 
  • Gamelan 
  • Frere Jacques theme and variations 
  • Samba

Year 8 

  • Singing festival 
  • ‘Arriba’ / African drumming 
  • Pachelbel’s Canon 
  • Reggae / Ukulele 
  • Film Music – Robots 
  • Guitar 

Year 9 

  • Blues 
  • MOBO 
  • Recycling Music 
  • Recycling Music – Remix 
  • 4 chord pop song 
  • Film music – Star Wars / James Bond 

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):