The Bishop Douglass 音乐 Department gives students the opportunity to create and flourish in a supportive musical environment.
Underpinning all music lessons at Bishop Douglass is a focus on performing, 作曲和听音乐, leading to a deep and transferable understanding of the values of music. We seek to engage and inspire pupils to develop a love of music and their talent as a musician. 学生们将使用他们的声音, instruments and technology to explore a range of musical contexts, 风格和影响. 作为他们研究的结果, 小学生将流利地表演, compose appropriately and learn to reflect critically on the music they hear around them.
课程是有顺序的，这样表演, 作曲和听力花同样多的时间. 在KS3的末尾, 学生们应该知道, 应用并理解这些问题, 学习计划中规定的技能和过程. 较上年同期, the curriculum allows students to improve their skills and allow them to access more complex material.
在KS3, students explore a wide range of musical styles and understand how each music style can be unique yet connected to others. 至关重要的艺术家, features and influences are shared with students to provide them with a well-rounded understanding of each style. Students also develop a rich understanding of how particular music is constructed and expressed through their practical music-making. Students perform using a variety of instruments, 如 keyboards, ukuleles, djembes and singing. As a result, students gain an intellectual curiosity in music and are encouraged to create their own.
Topics covered in Year 7 include the Classical era, Film 音乐 and Reggae.
Topics covered in Year 8 include 音乐al Theatre, Jazz and Samba.
Topics covered in Year 9 include Electronic Dance 音乐, Minimalism and British Folk.
KS4的课程旨在发展音乐知识, understanding and skills learnt in music to ensure pupils form a personal and meaningful relationship with music. Pupils will be encouraged to engage critically and creatively with a wide range of music and musical contexts and react on how music is used in the expression of personal and collective identities. The areas of study provide an appropriate focus for pupils to appraise, develop and demonstrate an in-depth knowledge and understanding of musical elements, 音乐语境和音乐语言. 执行, pupils will be able to interpret relevant musical elements as appropriate using resources and techniques as appropriate to communicate musical ideas with accuracy and expression and interpretation, including phrasing and dynamics appropriate to the style and mood of the music. 通过组合, 学生将学习如何发展音乐创意, 包括扩展和控制音乐理念, 创作出在音乐上有说服力的音乐.
Following KS4 pupils will embark on a broad and coherent KS5 course of study that prepares the individual for the world of work or further study. The intent of the curriculum is to provide pupils with the opportunity to study music in an integrated way where the skills of performing, composing and appraising reinforce knowledge and understanding of musical elements, 语境和语言. 除了专注于评估考试, 所有学员都将接受表演和作曲方面的评估. 然而, the curriculum allows learners to specialise in either performing or composing by providing specialist options.
七年级的学生被介绍到音乐的关键要素. To further understand these elements students participate in regular performance activities, 如, 器乐技能及演唱.
八年级的学生在七年级的基础上继续学习. Students are introduced to different musical styles and cultures, 如, 蓝调, 说唱与世界音乐.
Throughout 关键阶段3 students also gain experience of using music production and recording software in the 音乐 Department Apple Mac suite.
Students study the AQA GCSE syllabus which further develops skills gained in 关键阶段3. The course is formed of three key aspects: Listening and Appraisal, Composition and Performance. Students who take GCSE 音乐 are provided with free instrumental tuition.
音乐 is offered to 六年级 pupils through the Level 3 音乐 BTEC. This course encourages pupils to develop skills appropriate for applying to places of higher education or working in the 音乐 Industry.
Subsidised instrumental lessons are available for students in Year 7 and 8. The opportunity to choose from a wide selection of instruments is provided by the 音乐 Department. Experienced tutors provide students with the chance to hone their performance skills and participate in numerous performing opportunities both inside and outside of 原理图ool.
Students are encouraged to enter formal performance exams which can generate UCAS points, 还有, providing valuable experience for students hoping to audition for places in further education.