Subject Intent and Implementation
- All students will make strong progress in music
- Students who participate in extracurricular music clubs and/or have instrumental lessons will be encouraged to take GCSE and A-level music.
- Students will learn about music from different eras and areas of the world.
- Students will enjoy music and be confident performers and composers.
- Reading and oracy strategies will support the school’s wider strategies.
- Students will be given opportunities to have exposure to professional performances.
- Quality first teaching and assessment for learning will be exemplary.
- Teachers will ensure that students understand the place of each learning within sequences of learning.
- Students’ creative skills will be developed.
- Clear routines/expectations in place for transitions, presentation of work/DIRT, pair/group work etc.
- Use of musical terminology used throughout the lesson
- Regular use of glossaries to support written work, class discussions and feedback.
- KS4-rote learning tested to embed key terminology.
- Students will be given opportunities at least once a half term to perform and evaluate each other’s work
- Knowledge/skills reviews will take place after each sequence of learning.
- Students will be trained to select and use resources independently (BBBB).
- Exercise books/folders will be developed as key resources with standardised presentation and key terminology glossary
- Homework will be used to consolidate and extend knowledge and skills at KS4.
- Targeted and differentiated questioning
- DA and other “at risk” students will have priority questions.
- Written questions will enable all students to practise and stretch their learning appropriately
- A.D.E. questions will support developed answers and challenging questions for the most able.