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Departmental Intent:

The national and curriculum for music aims to ensure that all pupils:

  • perform, listen to, review and evaluate music across a range of historical periods,
    genres, styles and traditions, including the works of the great composers and
  • learn to sing and to use their voices, to create and compose music on their own and
    with others, have the opportunity to learn a musical instrument, use technology
    appropriately and have the opportunity to progress to the next level of musical
  • understand and explore how music is created, produced and communicated, including
    through the inter-related dimensions: pitch, duration, dynamics, tempo, timbre, texture,
    structure and appropriate musical notations.

The Music curriculum overview for 2023-2024 is here:

The Y11 KS4 course specification for Music can be found here: https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/btec-firsts/music-2013-nqf.coursematerials.html#filterQuery=category:Pearson-UK:Category%2FSpecification-and-sample-assessments&filterQuery=category:Pearson-UK:Qualification-Size%2FAward

The Y10 KS4 course specification for Music can be found here: GCSE Music | Eduqas