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KEY STAGE 3



During Year 7 and 8 we cover a variety of topics including



The Elements of Music

Instruments of the Orchestra

Chinese  Music

Space

Fanfares

12 Bar Blues

Soundtracks

Rock ‘n’ Roll

Pop Music and Music Technology.



These topics and areas of study are designed to support the student who want to take their music studies further and into Key Stage 4


Students learn aspects of these topics through a variety of ways including listening, composing, individual and group instrumental work and performing.


Each unit has three or four assessment criteria and students aim to be competent with good understanding in all areas.


Students who opt for Music in Year 9 will follow the BTEC Level 1/2 First Award in Music.



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