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Key Stage 3

Music at Key Stage 3 

In order to allow pupils to pursue Music at GCSE and beyond, it is anticipated that the programme followed by your child during Key Stage 3 will be as follows.

Topics Covered per Half Term 


Term  Year 7 Year 8 Year 9
Autumn 1 Bridging Unit Samba Dance
Autumn 2  Medieval Music Minimalism  Musical Futures Stage 1
Spring 1 Musical Clichés 20th Century Jazz and Blues
Spring 2 The Orchestra Major/Minor Revisited Soundtracks
Summer 1 African Drumming Gamelan  Pop Composition
Summer 2 Major/Minor Performance 

Musical Futures Stage 2