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Broadwater School

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YEAR 7

Autumn 1           
‘Night and Day’
Focus:   The Elements of Music – Pitch, Texture, Timbre and Dynamics

Autumn 2            
‘Rhythm and Pulse’
Focus:   Exploring Rhythm – Rhythm, Structure, Form

Spring 1        
‘Form and Structure’
Focus:   Musical Structures – Pitch, Texture, Harmony and Melody, Structure and Form

Spring 2               
‘Folk Music’
Focus:   Exploring Folk Music – Pitch, Melody and Harmony

Summer 1         
‘Instruments of the Orchestra’
Focus:   Exploring Timbre – Pitch, Texture, Timbre and Dynamics, Melody and Harmony

Summer 2
‘Voiceworks’
Focus:   Exploring Songs and Singing – Pitch, Texture, Melody and Harmony, Structure and Form

 

YEAR 8

Autumn 1
‘African Music’
Focus:   Exploring Polyrhythms – Rhythm, Timbre and Dynamics

Autumn 2
‘Offbeat’
Focus:   Exploring Reggae and Syncopation’ – Rhythm, Pitch, Texture, Melody and Harmony

Spring 1
‘Variations’
Focus:   Developing Musical Ideas  – Texture, Timbre and Dynamics, Melody and Harmony, Structure and Form

Spring 2
‘Jazz Improvisation’
Focus:   Exploring Improvisation – Pitch, Melody and Harmony, Structure and Form

Summer 1
‘Indian Music’
Focus:   Exploring Raga – Pitch, Texture, Melody and Harmony, Structure and Form

Summer 2
‘Music and Space’
Focus:   Exploring Sounds – Texture, Timbre and Dynamics

 

 YEAR 9

Autumn 1
‘Musicals
Focus:   Exploring Shows and Songs from the Stage – Pitch, Melody and Harmony, Structure and Form

Autumn 2
‘Minimalism’
Focus:   Exploring Motifs, Polyrhythms and Repetition – Rhythm, Pitch, Texture, Structure and Form

Spring 1
‘Film Music
Focus:   Musical Structures – Pitch, Texture, Harmony and Melody, Structure and Form

Spring 2
‘Rock and Roll’
Focus:   Exploring Chords and Bass Lines  – Pitch, Texture, Melody and Harmony

Summer 1
‘Samba’
Focus:   Polyrhythms and Improvisation Harmony – Rhythm, Texture, Structure and Form

Summer 2
‘Popular Song’
Focus:   Exploring Songs and Arrangements – Texture, Melody and Harmony, Structure and Form