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Music Curriculum Overview

 

Term Topics Performing Composing Listening Homework
Year

 7

1 ·         Baseline Assessment

·         Elements of Music

·         Danse Macabre

·         Christmas

·         Hallelujah

·         Halloween

·         Christmas carols

·         Creepy Halloween score ·         Elements

·         Danse Macabre

·         Christmas

·         Elements

·         Danse Macabre

 

2 ·         Chinese Music

·         Music in Wales

·         Instruments of the Orchestra

·         Golden Bells

·         Migldi Magldi

 

·         Pentatonic composition

 

·         Timbre

·         Elements

·         Chinese instruments

·         Welsh artists

3 ·         Harry Potter

·         Changing Places

·         Harry Potter Theme

·         Changing Places

 

·         Q & A of Changing Places

·         Compare and contrast

·         Elements

·         Film music

·         Musical structures

Year

8

1 ·         History of Blues & Jazz

·         Christmas

·         Morriston Blues

·         Christmas Carols

 

·         Blues

·         Blues to Pop

·         Christmas

·         History of Blues

·         Christmas carols and songs

2 ·         Music in Wales

·         Arriba!

·         Myfanwy

·         Arriba!

 

·         The Goblin

 

·         Compare and contrast

·         Elements

·         Music in Wales

·         Latin American

3 ·         Jingles

·         Developing Chords

·         Singing

·         Somewhere only we know

 

·         Jingle

 

·         Jingles

·         Inversions and intervals

·         Poster for Jingle

·         Interval ladders

Year

9

1 ·         Film Music

·         Christmas

·         Skyfall

·         Christmas carols

·         Horror sound track

 

·         Film music

·         Christmas

·         Film genres

·         CD cover

2 ·         Music in Wales

·         Riffs and Hooks

·         Have a nice day/Dakota

·         Riffs sheet

·         Canrig Bwt ·         Welsh artists

·         Musical forms and devices

·         Music in Wales

·         Research of riffs

3 ·         Caribbean Music

·         Pop Music

·         Every time you pass

·         Various pop songs

·         Chords and melody ·         Bob Marley

·         End of year exam

·         Revision
  • Extension material both written and practical will be available for all year groups.
  • Word searches, crosswords, ICT projects will be available for cover and inclusion requirements.