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Music

Year

Term 1 Autumn (7 wks)

Term 2 Winter (7 wks)

Term 3 Spring (11 weeks)

Term 4 Summer (11 wks)

7

 

 

Elements of Music

 

(Pitch, Texture, Timbre,

Dynamics, Duration,

Silence, structure)

Exploration of instruments and sounds. Using graphic scores to create and perform music. Trialling different instruments for one to one lessons.

 

 

Elements of Music

 

(Pitch, Texture, Timbre,

Dynamics, Duration, Silence, structure)

Exploration of instruments and sounds. Using graphic scores to create and perform music. Trialling different instruments for one to one lessons.

 

 

Pictures at an Exhibition

 

Exploring the relationship between art and music. Looking at how sound can represent pictures and emotions and how music can make us create image in our minds. Developing composition and performance skills

 

 

Stomp

 

Exploring Rhythm and Pulse through using everyday objects.

Composing and performing as an ensemble. Working on polyrhythms and ostinatos

8

 

 

Rock and Roll

 

Exploring the development of popular music through the beginnings of Rock and Roll in the 1950s. Learning to perform 12 bar blues, composing and writing lyrics for a song appropriate ot the genre. Exploring electronic instruments.

 

 

  Rock and Roll

 

Exploring the development of popular music through the beginnings of Rock and Roll in the 1950s. Learning to perform 12 bar blues, composing and writing lyrics for a song appropriate ot the genre. Exploring electronic instruments.

 

 

Hip Hop

 

Exploring the development of popular music through Rap. Looking at rhythm and pulse. Developing confidence using our voices. Learning to use Music technology software to create backing tracks appropriate to the genre.

 

 

      Motifs

 

  Introduction to film music and the creation of motif to represent character or place (eg the Imperial March – Darth Vader, Jaws Theme) Creating motif to represent different characters.

9

New September 2018*

Bronze Arts Award

Opportunity to complete

Bronze Arts Award in which pupils will explore performance, sharing a skill, researching an Arts practitioner and watching and reviewing performance work. Completed portfolios will be assessed and awarded certification by Trinity Exam Board.

New September 2018*

 

Bronze Arts Award

Opportunity to complete

Bronze Arts Award in which pupils will explore performance, sharing a skill, researching an Arts practitioner and watching and reviewing performance work. Completed portfolios will be assessed and awarded certification by Trinity Exam Board.

 

 

Silent Movies

 

Exploring the beginnings of movie soundtracks by studying the work of Charlie Chaplin. As a group, writing, directing and performing in a group silent movie project which the group then creates the music for. Music is recorded to accompany the film created.

 

 

 

Music From Around the

World

 

Music from different countries is explored and different instruments used. Opportunity for a workshop is given. Countries may include Africa, India, South America

  1 0

GCSE Music:

Develop solo performance skills. Exploration of AOS 1:

My instrument

BTEC Music Technology:

Introduction to Music recording Developing an understanding of setting up equipment and developing skills recording different types of solo performer or ensemble performances.

GCSE Music:

Record solo performance

Introduction to Conventions of Pop (AOS5) Begin to work on ensemble performance Introduce smallcomposition tasks

BTEC Music Technology:

Putting knowledge into practice and setting up and recording a multitracked performance. 

Developing knowledge and understanding for Unit 1 online exam. Exploring different roles and relationships between job roles in the music industry, focusing on those In the studio

 

 

GCSE Music: Continue studying conventions of pop  Record ensemble performance

Begin new solo piece

        Begin free composition

 

BTEC Music Technology:

Introduction to music sequencing software. Exploration of ways of inputting notes, using samples and loops, using effects  

GCSE Music: Complete Student composition

Introduce world music

Performance (ensemble)

Summer production

 

BTEC Music Technology:

Use the sequencing skills developed to compose and original piece of music.

Continue to develop understanding for unit 1 of how the music industry works – mock exam practice

11

GCSE Music: 

Introduction to Film Music

(AOS2)

Develop ensemble skills

Small composition tasks

BTEC Music Technology:

Work towards exam in

November

GCSE Music

 Set final pieces for solo and ensemble performances Christmas Production

BTEC Music Technology:

Work towards exam in November

GCSE Music:

Exam set composition

BTEC Music Technology:

Working as a team to create a music product – to include a CD and merchandise as though launching to the public, reviewing the success on completion.

 GCSE Music

Record solo and ensemble performance

Complete composition

BTEC Music Technology:

Working as a team to create a music product – to include a CD and merchandise as though launching to the public, reviewing the success on completion.