Year 8

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

  • Performing
  • Composing
  • Listening
Unit Name Objectives
1 Blues History of Blues Music
Chord Structures
12 Bar Blues
2 Stomp Rhythmic Composition
Production
Layering Rhythms
3 Performance Workshop Independent Learning
Team Work
Performance
4 Samba History of Samba
Rhythmic Work
Improvisation using Breaks
5 Song Writing Lyric Writing
Garage Band
Performance of original song
6 Covers Independent Learning
Team Work
Performance

The Y8 assessment weeks take place during the Performance Workshop and Covers units of work.

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