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Year 10 Music Curriculum

Key topics to be taught this year: AoS 1 Instrumental Music; AoS 2 Vocal Music

Autumn Term

Topic

Further details about the topic

Skills

1

AoS1: Instrumental Music

Introduction to terminology and listening questions.

Composing a Ground Bass composition.

Performing on an instrument.

Listening

Performing

Composing

2

AoS1: Instrumental Music

Further detail on the set works:

Composing using a classical structure

Performing vocally

Listening

Performing

Composing

Spring Term

 

 

 

1

AoS2 Vocal Music

Introducing the two set works.

Performing in an ensemble.

Composing a rondo.

Listening

Performing

Composing

2

AoS2 Vocal Music

Introducing the two set works.

Performing in an ensemble.

Composing a rondo.

Listening

Performing

Composing

Summer Term

 

 

 

1

AoS3 Music for Stage & Screen

Practice papers in all styles of questions from AoS 1 and 2.

Performing a solo on an instrument.

Composing a 12 Bar Blues.

Listening

Performing

Composing

2

AoS4 Fusions

Introducing the two set works.

Performing a vocal solo.

Composing a 12 Bar Blues

Listening

Performing

Composing

Assessments:

 

Topic

Type of Assessment

CAT 1

Set Work 1 AoS 1

Listening

CAT 2

Classical composition

Composition

CAT 3

AoS 1, 2 and 3 past paper

Listening. End of year exam

Solo Performance Controlled Assessment

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

Orchestra

String Ensemble

School Choir

Big Band

Jazz Combos

Junior Big Band
Junior Soul Band

 

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