Subject Music
Members of staff Mrs S Rowell – Curriculum Leader,  Mr Clarence (Vocal) Mr Wright (Drums) Mr Moore (Guitar) Mr Flood (Trumpet) Mr Tarrant (Piano)
Subject overview
Key Stage 3
Content Year 7 Year 8
Autumn term 1 Introduction to Music

African Music

Hip-Hop
Autumn term 2 African Music

Christmas

Blues

Christmas

Spring term 1 Minimalism Music and the Media
Spring term 2 Reggae Variations
Summer term 1 Hip Hop Popular Music
Summer term 2 Hip Hop Popular Music
Key Stage 4
Content Year 9 Year 10 Year 11
Autumn term 1 Musical Theory

Performance

Musical Theory

Music Industry

Musical Performance

Musical Theory

Music Industry

Producing a Music Product

Autumn term 2 Musical Theory

Music Industry

Musical Performance

Musical Theory

Music Industry

Musical Performance

Musical Theory

Music Industry

Producing a Music Product

Spring term 1 Musical Theory

Music Industry

Musical Performance

Musical Theory

Music Industry

Musical Performance

Musical Theory

Music Industry

Musical Performance

Spring term 2 Musical Theory

Music Industry

Musical Composition

Musical Theory

Music Industry

Introduction to Live Sound

Musical Theory

Music Industry

Musical Performance

Summer term 1 Musical Theory

Music Industry

Musical Composition

Musical Theory

Music Industry

Introduction to Live Sound

Musical Theory

Music Industry

Musical Performance

Summer term 2 Musical Theory

Music Industry

Musical Composition

Musical Theory

Music Industry

Introduction to Live Sound

Musical Theory

Music Industry

Musical Performance

Revision links for GCSE course

https://quizlet.com/113766820/flashcards

https://www.memrise.com/course/391023/unit-1-the-music-industry-organisations/

https://www.allsaintsacademydunstable.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Unit-1-Revision-Book-Lower-Ability-2.pdf

https://www.allsaintsacademydunstable.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Unit-1-Revision-Book-Middle-Ability-1.pdf

How can parents support their child’s progress in this subject?

What makes a good performance

·         Encourage instrumental learning in and outside school

·         Listen to, record and support musical performances

·         Watch and listen to musical performances

Music Industry Exam

·         Test students’ knowledge on music industry questions (revision guides/websites given)

·         Discuss implications of work contracts, unions etc

·         Support research tasks to gain wider understanding of Job Roles

Extra-Curricular Activities

·         Rock Band,  Vocal Group,   Guitar Ensemble,   Summer production