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BREWOOD CE (C) MIDDLE SCHOOL
'Be the Best you can Be'

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Music

Year 5

In Year 5 pupils build a deep understanding of the elements of music whilst developoing   their ear for music. Pupils become aware of the use of structure within mustic they hear and the music they create and perform, whilst developing further their composing, singing, listening, performing and apprasial sheets through a variety of topic based units. Pupils in year 5 also build basic skills in two instruments; recorder and keyboard whilst learning how to read traditional notation.

Year 6

Across all four years of music at Brewood Middle School, practical involvement in   performing and creating music is highly supported. Singing is exemplified, focussing on the specific skills of pitch, diction, phrasing and style. In Year 6, children build on the knowledge, skills and understanding that they developed in Year 5 through a further group of topic based units: musical elements, drum based music of the world and keyboard skills. Children develop   their skills in using keyboards and drums. They are introduced to grid notation and add to their knowledge of traditional western notation.

Year 7

In Year 7 pupils learn to become increasing aware of musical structure and the   additional elements of duration and timbre, in addition to those previously   studied. They are introduced to a range ofmusical devices that composers use whilst creating symphonic poems,  Indian music and samba music. Pupils learn how to place a range of chords and songs on the ukulele whilst developing techniques to becoming a confident performer.

Year 8

Across all four years of music at Brewood Middle School, practical involvement in   performing and creating music is highly supported. Singing is exemplified, focussing on the specific skills of pitch, diction, phrasing and style. In Year 8, children listen to, perform and compose for film music, Beatles songs and 20th Century music.  Their understanding of musical structure, form and notation is once again strengthened allowing children to experiment with their own compositional structures, whilst being introduced to new musical concepts of fills, riffs, choruses, verses and bridges. They also create a portfolio of evidence to gain an Arts Award qualification based on taking part in reviewing and create musical events.

Contact Details

Brewood CE (C) Middle School
School Road
Brewood
Stafford
ST19 9DS

Telephone: 01902 850266
Facsimile: 01902 851332
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