KS3 Music

 

 

 

KS3 Music – Units studied this year.

Year 7

Unit 1: Introduction to Music.

Unit 2: Performance 1 – Learning the notes on the Keyboard/Singing.

Unit 3: Composing a simple song.

Unit 4: The Historical Periods and Instruments.

Unit 5: Music for Screen and Stage.

Unit 6: Performance 2 – Music selected from Library by students.

Year 8

Unit 1: Revision – recap of Year 7 with Baseline Assessment

Unit 2: Performance 3 – My Heart Will Go On.

Unit 3: Composing Answering Phrases.

Unit 4: Composing using Primary Chords.

Unit 5: Using the Pentatonic Scale.

Unit 6: Performance 4 – Music selected from Library by students.

Year 9

Unit 1: Revision – recap of Year 7 & 8 with Baseline Assessment

Unit 2: Performance 5 – Easy Blues (Solo & Ensemble) Improvisation.

Unit 3: Composing a blues composition – Revisit of Primary Chords.

Unit 4: History of POP

Unit 5: Minor Chords – 2nd, 3rd & 6th.

Unit 6: Composing in a “Pop Style” – includes Verse & Chorus and Modulation.

 

KS3 – Years 7, 8 and 9

KS4 – Years 10 and 11

KS5 – Years 12 and 13