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Announcements  

Tues 28 Feb
Government and Politics Trip

Tues 28 Feb
- Year 10 Parent/Teacher Meetings

Wed 1 & Thur 2 Mar
- Year 10 Careers Interviews

Tues 7 Mar (7.00 pm)
- Year 12 Parent Information Evening

Thur 16 Mar (4.15-6.15pm)
- Year 13 Parent/Teacher Meetings
 Music
   
Staff

Head of Department:
Mr S P Cairns, BMus FTCL PGCE

Teaching Staff:
Mrs C Davison, BMus PGCE

Peripatetic Tutors:
Piano: Mrs. R. Peel, Miss V. Schmidt
Singing: Miss M. Mervyn
Flute: Dr S. Bass
Clarinet/Saxophone: Ms. R. Cathcart
Brass: Mr. M. Barkley
Violin: Miss V. Schmidt, Ms S. Butler
Cello: Mr D. Clenaghan
Guitar: Mr. G. Roberts
Drums/Percussion: Mr. M. Macabrey

Curriculum

Key Stage 3
All classes at this key stage use notation through keyboards. Listening/composing topics include Instruments of the Orchestra, Jazz, Musical Arrangements and Movie Music.  Apart from work on the keyboards, pupils also experience practical music-making through Samba drumming and Ukuleles. Lessons also introduce pupils to Music IT through using GarageBand software on MAC computers in the Music IT suite.

GCSE Music (Examining Board: CCEA)
Pupils complete four areas of study as well as undertaking composing and performing tasks.

AS and A2 Music (Examining Board: CCEA)
Pupils complete set works/topics as well as undertaking composing and performing tasks.

Facilities and Resources

Accommodation consists of a main teaching room and keyboard room (both with data projectors), Music IT Suite with 12 computers (all with Sibelius notation software), 5 practice rooms and recording studio.

Useful links

www.rewardinglearning.org.uk/microsites/music/