How to Support Your Child In This Subject
- Talk about what they have been learning about in lessons and encourage them to reflect on what they have achieved.
- Listen to a wide variety of musical genres.
- Practice their instruments/voice at home.
- Attend extra-curricular rehearsals regularly.
- Encourage your child to learn a musical instrument. YouTube can be a great resource for this.
- Take your child to see a live performance.
- Visit websites such as BBC Bitesize and the school VLE.
- Visit the Office365 Music SharePoints.
- Peripatetic Instrumental Lessons – students are offered the opportunity to learn an instrument or take vocal lessons.
- Coursework Clinic – students from GCSE groups are able to get extra help and challenge themselves to be the best they can.
- Unity Choir – all students welcome to learn to sing in harmony and enjoy being part of a larger ensemble.
- Carol Service – our most talented performers and ensembles are invited to perform at our annual carol service.
- Performance Trips – trips to see live performances are open to all students. Some of these trips are just for students who take GCSE Music.
- Balcony Performances – students are able to see the audition process for musicians by auditioning and performing at our half termly balcony performances.
- Musical Productions – students are able to contribute to the cross faculty productions to enrich and support student’s interest in the arts.
- Percussion Ensemble – our most talented performers are invited to develop their skills by performing with a percussion ensemble.
- Concert Tours – trips both within the UK and abroad to develop their cultural understanding of music.