Music

All students receive 1 lesson of Music a week throughout Key Stage 3. The Creative Arts projects enable students to explore links between the curriculum areas of Drama, Art, and Music.

Key Stage 3 students will follow this Scheme of Work in 2013-14:

Year 7

  • Keyboard – 5 fingers – chords and melodies
  • Africa – drumming and singing
  • Rhythm – Raps, Dance E Jay, Drum Kit
  • Song structures
  • Sweeney Todd – Creative Arts Project
  • Musical Elements

Year 8

  • War of the Worlds – Creative Arts Project
  • Introduction to Guitar
  •  Blues
  • Pentatonic Music around the world
  • Performance Challenge (keyboards, guitar, drum kit)

Year 9

  • Stomp
  • Ground Bass – Cubase
  • Guitar/vocals
  • Broken Chords
  • Film Music – Cubase