Year 7 Curriculum - Music

 

Topics covered:


Autumn Term: Musical processes and structures

National Curriculum Unit 1: Exploring musical processes, links with primary school music making
National Curriculum Unit 2: Exploring form and structure


Spring Term: Musical sounds and patterns

National Curriculum Unit 3: Exploring soundscapes, electronic and acoustic sounds, and the use of music technology
National Curriculum Unit 4: Exploring musical cycles
National Curriculum Unit 5: Exploring musical clichés and songwriting


Summer Term: Musical cliches and conventions

National Curriculum Unit 5: Exploring musical clichés and songwriting
National Curriculum Unit 6: Exploring musical arrangements
Cross-Curricular Project: ‘Euro Café’ in Music, Technology and Languages lessons


Each topic is taught using integrated performing, composing and listening activities.
Students will have the opportunity to play keyboards and percussion instruments and to sing.
They will work individually, in pairs and in teams.


Assessments:

Assessment of performing, composing and listening skills will take place each term during lessons.
Students are encouraged to practise in the Music rooms at lunchtime to develop their skills and to prepare for their assessments.