Music KS3

Key Stage 3 Programme of Study

Year 7

Unit 1: Musical Theatre 

Students will explore Musical Theatre and consider how all the art forms can be used to tell a story.

Unit 2: Instruments of the Orchestra

Students will explore the instruments of the orchestra and begin to work as a member of an ensemble. 


Year 8

Unit 1: Film Music

Students will watch and analyse the beginning of a film before going on to perform a piece of film music and using the techniques studied to compose their own music for a film trailer.

Unit 2 Popular Music

Students will explore life as a musician. They will explore what playing different instruments entails before working as a band to put together a pop music performance.