The key stage 3 curriculum is linked closely with the National Curriculum and allows all learners to explore an exciting range of instrumentation and diverse musical styles and cultures. It encourages creativity whilst always developing personal skills and strengths such as team work, confidence, problem solving, independence and resilience. Every student has the opportunity to perform in the school Christmas concert in KS3 and to take part in specific performance trips.
By the end of the three-year key stage, students will be well prepared for further study through acquiring:
Students have the opportunity to have free instrumental lessons and are encouraged to take part in musically diverse enrichment programme.
|Year 7||Year 8||Year 9|
|Autumn Term||How to read music part 1 and 2||
World music with rhythms
Styles of pop music
|Producing music to a brief|
The elements of music
Improvisation and the Blues
|Production music and grade 2 theory|
Instruments of Western Arts Music
|Singing skills through musical theatre||Performance project and grade 3 theory|