The King's School Grantham

Isaac Newton's School

    Year 11 Music Curriculum

    Key topics to be taught this year:

    Autumn Term

    Topic

    Further details about the topic

    Skills

    1

    Wider Listening and Section B

    Wider Listening and Section B
    Performing solo part of an ensemble
    Composing to a set brief (Set by Edexcel)

    Listening

    Performing

    Composing

    2

     

    Revision and detail for Fusion set works.
    Performing a vocal solo
    Finalising of Composition to submitted

    Listening

    Performing

    Composing

    Spring Term

     

     

     

    1

    AoS 1 - 2

    Revision of set works in Area of Study 1 and 2.

    Performance assessment solo and ensemble

    Composition 1 completion

    Listening

    Performing

    Composing

    2

    AoS 3- 4

    Revision of set works in Area of Study 3 and 4.

    Composition 2 completion

    Listening

    Performing

    Composing

    Summer Term

     

     

     

    1

    Listening

    AoS 1 – 4 revision and practice papers

    Listening

     

    2

     

    N/A

    N/A

    Assessments:

    Autumn Term

    Topic

    Type of Assessment

    CAT 1

    AoS 1

    Listening

    CAT 2

    Instrumental Ensemble

    Performing

    Summer Term

     

     

    CAT 3

    Compositions 1 and 2

    Composition

    Main Resources:

    Resource

    Details 

    Term

    Text books

    Edexcel GCSE Music Study Guide Edexcel GCSE Anthology of Music

    All

    Recommended reading

    As above

     

    All

    Recommended websites

    BBC Bitesize

    Edexcel (Student Resources)

    All

    Equipment

    Text book and anthology

    Own instrument

    All

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Enrichment opportunities:

    Activity

    Concert Band

    String Ensemble
    Big Band
    Junior Big Band
    Junior Soul Band 

    School Choir

    Jazz Combos