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Year 9 Music

Pupils will be taught performance, composition and music appraisal through the following topics:

  • Film Music
  • Hooks and Riffs
  • Song writing / musical arrangements

Pupils who meet age related expectations will be able to demonstrate the following (in relation to each topic):

  • They identify, understand and appreciate a range of different styles and kinds of music from great composers and musicians and develop a deeper understanding of music and it’s history
  • They are able to perform and compose on a range of classroom musical instruments and can identify orchestral and contemporary instruments from recordings
  • They use musical terminology to appraise musical works and are able to discuss and comment on musical features
  • They read and perform from music notation and have an understanding of time signatures, tonalities, scales and other musical devices
  • They create and develop musical ideas with coherence  and evaluate their work and performances