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Music

Year 7

Term

Music Curriculum Overview

Half term 1 (7 weeks)  Building bricks: the elements of music
Half term 2 (7.5 weeks)  Instruments of the orchestra
Half term 3 (6 weeks)  Structure and form
Half term 4 (5.5 weeks)  Rhythm and pulse
Half term 5 (5 weeks)  Find your voice: singing skills
Half term 6 (7.5 weeks)  Musical Futures: whole class ensemble

Year 8

Term

Music Curriculum Overview

Half term 1 (7 weeks)  Chords and harmony
Half term 2 (7.5 weeks)  Film music
Half term 3 (6 weeks)  Musical Futures: Band skills
Half term 4 (5.5 weeks)  Musical Futures: Band skills
Half term 5 (5 weeks)  Blues and Jazz
Half term 6 (7.5 weeks)  Rock and Roll

Year 9

Term

Music Curriculum Overview

Half term 1 (7 weeks)  Musical Futures: Band skills
Half term 2 (7.5 weeks)  Musical Futures: Band skills
Half term 3 (6 weeks)  Musical Recycling: Variations
Half term 4 (5.5 weeks)  My Music: solo instrumental development
Half term 5 (5 weeks)  Popular song composition
Half term 6 (7.5 weeks)  EDM/Video game music

Year 10

Term

Music Curriculum Overview

Half term 1 (7 weeks)  AOS3: Rhythms of the world/ Compositional devices/ Solo performance
Half term 2 (7.5 weeks)  
Half term 3 (6 weeks)  AOS4: Film and video game music/ Compositional devices/ Solo performance
Half term 4 (5.5 weeks)  
Half term 5 (5 weeks)  AOS5: Conventions of Pop/ Free composition/ Solo performance
Half term 6 (7.5 weeks)  Final free hand in

Year 11

Term

Music Curriculum Overview

Half term 1 (7 weeks)

 AOS2: Concerto through Time/ Brief composition/ Ensemble performance

Final: solo performance

Half term 2 (7.5 weeks)  Mock ensemble performance
Half term 3 (6 weeks)

 Revision all AOS/ Brief composition/ Ensemble performance

Final: brief composition hand in

Half term 4 (5.5 weeks)

 Revision all AOS

Final: ensemble performance

Half term 5 (5 weeks)  
Half term 6 (7.5 weeks)