|AUTUMN 1||AUTUMN 2||SPRING 1||SPRING 2||SUMMER 1||SUMMER 2|
|Year 7||Musical Language and the Elements of Music||Rhythm, World music, African drumming/drum kits.Christmas stuff! (Voice and rhythm based)||Instrument and ensemble skills, Ukulele and Rock n Roll||Instrument and ensemble skills keyboard||Religious music from around the world Nasheed, Gamelan|
Curriculum links – RE other world religions
|Pop music, 4 chord performance and composition(Include how pop music takes influence from world music – link to last topic)|
|Year 8||Blues music, Performing and composing blues Curriculum link –History, slave trade||Pop music – Eurovision Expan on 4 chord pop songs, Riffs/writing a melody/bridge or instrumental sections|
Turn it into a Christmas pop song.
Curriculum link –Geography, European Union
|Protest songs, Reggae Curriculum link –History, civil rights||Modal music/Renaissance music/music technology Compose a modal piece and transform it into a modern dance piece using technology||Introduction to year 9 music, Musical futures – style task and music theory.||Rhythm and world music – Samba|
|Year 9||Musical futures – in at the deep end (With instrumental workshops.)Theory Baseline test (Grade 1 paper), Theory lessons||Musical futures – informal composing and song writing Composition – Make a xmas song|
Curriculum link –Geography Africa project.
|Orchestral instruments (as part of musical futures), Learning aurally on different instruments, Inspiration for students to take up instrumental lessons Theory lessons||Adapt a performance to suit your wants and style. Someboy I used to know OR Pachelbel’s canon OR MC Hammer Can’t Touch This OR Sam and the Womp, Bom Bom|
|Musical futures – with own choice Theory and Listening (intro to GCSE)||Musical futures – own choice Theory and Listening Papers (intro to GCSE)|