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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)  

OpenEvening2 202021

 

This Autumn we are unable to hold a traditional Open Evening event. However, to aid prospective pupils and their families get to know our school we have created the following:

  1. A dedicated webpage sharing information with parents https://www.nwhs.uk/home/openevening

  2. Videos depicting school life. These will be released over the coming weeks

  3. We will be opening our doors for socially distanced tours. These take place on the following dates and times:

    1. Monday 12th October – Thursday 15th October: 4pm-7pm

    2. Monday 19th October – Thursday 22nd October: 4pm-7pm

    3. Friday 23rd October: 9am-4pm

To book a tour please visit Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/north-walsham-high-school-open-evening-tours-2020-tickets-123621775057 

We know choosing a secondary school is an incredibly important decision and we hope what we have created allows you to make an informed choice.

If you have any questions, please do get in contact.

Mr James Gosden

Headteacher

gosdenj@nwhs.uk