Music

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Subject Leader: N Kay

Subject Team: P Zalick and R Birtles

Key Stage 3

Exam Information:

Key Stage 3
Year 7
  • Pop Music
  • Classical Music
  • Balinese Gamelan
  • Notation
  • Soul Music
Year 8
  • Dance Music
  • Blues Music
  • Samba
  • Baroque Music
  • The Aural Tradition
Year 9
  • African Drumming
  • Celtic Music
  • Musical Arrangements
  • Medieval Music
  • Film Music
  • Songwriting

Key Stage 4

Exam Information:

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Year 10
  • Basic Musical Theory
  • Performance and Composition Tasks
  • Timbre & Dynamics Area of Study
  • Ensamble Performance Coursework
  • Unit 4 Composition Coursework
  • Rhythym and Metre Area of Study
  • Ensamble Performance Coursework
  • Unit 4 Composition Coursework
Year 11
  • Texture & Melody Area of Study
  • Solo Performance Coursework
  • Unit 2 Composition Coursework
  • Harmony & Tonality Area fo Study
  • Structure and Form Area of Study
  • Examination Preparation
Key Stage 5 – BTEC National Subsidiary Diploma
Unit 12 – Marketing and Promotion in the Music Industry (Performing)

Unit 22 – Music Performance Session Styles

Unit 23 – Music Performance Techniques

Unit 24 – Music Project
Unit 30 – Pop Music in Practice

Unit 33 – Solo Performance Skills

Unit 40 – Working and Developing as a Musical Ensemble

Useful website links:

Curriculum Intent Organisers:

To set out the intent of our curriculum for each subject and each unit of knowledge, we produce Curriculum Intent Organisers (CIOs). The following links lead to the CIO section of our website where this intent can be explored by year group:

Year 7 – https://www.coombedean.co.uk/curriculum-intent-year-7-music-2/

Year 8 – https://www.coombedean.co.uk/curriculum-intent-year-8-music/

Year 9 – https://www.coombedean.co.uk/curriculum-intent-year-9-music/

Year 10 – https://www.coombedean.co.uk/curriculum-intent-year-10-music/

Year 11 – https://www.coombedean.co.uk/curriculum-intent-year-11-music/

Upcoming Events

  • First Day of the New Academic Year - Years 7 and 12 only 07/09/2020
  • First Day of the New Academic Year - Whole School 08/09/2020
  • Year 6/7 Online Open Evening - Details TBC 17/09/2020 at 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Themes of Interest