Tottington High SchoolMusic
WHY STUDY MUSIC?
Studying music is about making and listening to Music. It covers performing, composing and listening in a wide variety of musical styles – Popular Music, World Music and Classical Music. You will enjoy Music if you want to study a subject that involves performing, listening and composing all kinds of Music. It may give you the opportunity to play Music with others in for example: Rock Groups, Bands, Orchestra and Choirs.
WHAT WILL I LEARN ABOUT IN MUSIC?
You will improve your skills in performing and composing different styles of Music. You will listen to a wide variety of Music and learn more about how and why it was written and/or performed.
You may choose to receive instrumental lessons to aid you learn an instrument. Please see Mr Hindle about this.
WHAT SKILLS WILL I GAIN FROM THIS SUBJECT?
A crucial element of study is organisational skills, management of work and extra-curricular activities, in particular, balancing the skills needed to maintain a practical pursuit (playing an instrument, singing) alongside an intellectual (listening, analysing and understanding). Studying Music also offers opportunities to develop wider key skills in working with others (Taking part in rehearsals, performing).
Studied at Key Stage 3
Optional at Key Stage 4
Attainment 8 Score
Ebacc Average Point Score
4 or above in English & Maths
5 or above in English & Maths
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