Music KS3

In Music at Key Stage 3, students will be taught to: 

  • play and perform confidently in a range of solo and ensemble contexts using their voice, playing instruments musically, fluently and with accuracy and expression 
  • improve and compose, and extend and develop musical ideas by drawing on a range of musical structures, styles, genres and traditions 
  • use staff and other relevant notations appropriately and accurately in a range of musical styles, genres and traditions 
  • identify and use the interrelated dimensions of music expressively and with increasing sophistication, including use of tonalities, different types of scale and other musical devices 
  • listen with increasing discrimination to a wide range of music from great composers and musicians
  • develop a deepening understanding of the music that they perform and to which they listen, and its history 

Curriculum Overviews