Music

Key Stage 3 Music

Topics/Skills Taught

Year 7

  • Baseline assessments in Performing, Composing & listening
  • The Elements of Music
  • Rhythm, Pulse & “The 4 beat bar”
  • The Stave (Hammers & Gongs/Ground bass

Year 8

  • Chords & the Blues
  • The Four chord song
  • Improvisation
  • Song writing
  • Reggae

Year 9

  • Sound tracks
  • Minimalism
  • Cover song / Music production

Extra Curricular Activities

Concerts and Shows

  • Young Performers Showcase – February
  • Music Festival – by audition – July
  • Christmas Concert – all abilities – December
  • Music Platforms – classroom concerts (following a music festival)
  • Whole School Production – by audition – December

Enrichment Groups

  • “Urban Choir”
  • “Viva” Band / Orchestra
  • “Toot” Flute Group
  • “Phat Percentage” Funk Band
  • “Brass Monkeys” Brass group
Urban Choir