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Year 7 Music Curriculum

  Topic Further details about the topic
Autumn Term
1

Life of a Musician

Vocal and instrumental performance.

The Elements of Music

2

Life of a Musician

Composing to create a mood

Theory and notation.

Spring Term
1

Focus on Rhythm

Composing and Performing tasks from around the world.

2

Focus on Pitch

Composing and Performing tasks from around the world.

Summer Term
1

Music for Celebrations

Major and minor scales.

Performance work.

2

Music for Celebrations

Performance Project.

End of Year Listening test.

Assessment

  Topic Type of Assessment
CAT 1 Life of a Musician Performance Assessment and Listening
CAT 2 Music for Celebrations End of year exam

Main Resources

Resource Details Term
Text book Music Matters 11 – 14 Book 1 by Chris Hiscock and Marian Metcalfe All
Recommended Reading

The AB guide to Music Theory Part 1 by Eric Taylor

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All

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Recommended Websites

 

All
Equipment Own or school instrument  

Enrichment opportunities

Activity or trip Day and time or term

Junior Choir

 
Senior Choir  
Wind Band  
Junior Percussion Ensemble  
Junior Brass Ensemble  
Junior Big Band   

Where Next