Year 7

Pupils in Y7 will cover a range of genres of music that will help them to progress into Y8. All schemes of work include two of the following assessment areas:

  • Performing
  • Composing
  • Listening
Unit Name Objectives
1 What is Music Elements of Music
Notation
Box Notation
2 African Drumming History of African Drumming
Box Notation
3 Salsa History of Salsa Music
Improvisation of a melody
4 Film Music Importance of Film Music
Use timing to create emotion
Compose to a film scene.
5 Reggae History of Reggae Music
Syncopation in rhythms
Band skills
6 Mash ups Chord Structures
Band skills

The Y7 assessment weeks take place during the Salsa and Mash Ups units of work.

September 2017

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