Music

Year 7

? The elements of Music ? exploring and composing with the building blocks of music.
? Keyboard skills ? learning notation and practise skills.
? The music of China ? exploring Chinese music and pentatonicism.

Year 8
? Music and Space: Exploring music composed in relation to the planets.
? Remixes ? understanding the conventions of arrangements and remixes
? Exploring the music of India

Year 9

Term 1 ? Module 1 ? Soundtracks
Students will learn about:
? How music can enhance the visual images and dramatic impact of film, and can reflect the emotional and narrative messages of the drama.
? How film soundtrack composers use sound effects, leitmotifs, themes and musical clich