S2 Course Description

Performing

Pupils will focus on two instruments in S2. They can choose from Keyboard or Guitar and Tuned Percussion. In S2, pupils will spend more time working as part of a group to create class performances.

Listening

Units covered in S2:

Pop Music

Film Music

The Language of Music

Composition

In S2, pupils will become more familiar with composing techniques and will spend some time working on exercises to create original music.

 

Pop Music
  • Listening concepts, HW and Assessment
  • Tuned Percussion Piece(s)
Aug-Mid September(4 weeks)
Performance (Solo and Group)
  • Somewhere Over The Rainbow (Tuned Percussion)
Mid Sept- Oct Break
Composition
  • Composition Book
After Oct Break- Start Dec
Performance (Solo and Group)
  • Shrek (Tuned Percussion)
December- Last week of term
Christmas Group Work
  • Christmas Music Group Work
Last week of term if time.
Film Music
  • Film Music Powerpoint
  • Group presentations
  • Composing task (music to a clip)
January- Feb Break
Performance (Solo and Group)
  • A Whole New World (Group)
After Feb for 2 weeks
The Language of Music
  • Listening Concepts, HW and Assessment

 

March-Easter Break
Composition
  • Composition Book
After Break-Study Leave