Applemore College Music Department facilities comprise of:
KS3 Summary (Year 7 and 8)
All students receive two 1hr lessons over a 2-week timetable. Schemes of work are most commonly completed over one half term (average 6 weeks).
Year 7 – Musical dimensions / Musical structure
Year 8 - Hooks and riffs / Variation and re-mix
KS4 Summary (Year 9, 10 and 11)
Students in Year 9 receive five lessons over the two week timetable. The schemes of work are designed to prepare them for the skills that are needed at GCSE level.
- Reggae / Compose a song and create a style
- Solo and ensemble performing for your instrument or voice /
Years 10 and 11 will follow the AQA Music GCSE specification which can be found at http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/music/gcse/music-8271
What we do in Music GCSE:
All GCSE music students receive four 1hr lessons over a 2-week timetable.
Instrumental and Vocal Teaching
In addition to our full-time music teacher, instrumental and vocal lessons are provided by Hampshire Music Service visiting peripatetic teachers, and the cost of these lessons to students is subsidised by Applemore College. These lessons include:
Lessons take place in 20 minute slots during the school day and are rotated so that students do not miss the same lesson each week.
Anyone interested in learning to play an instrument or having singing lessons can collect information and an application form from the Music Department or Reception.
Arrangements for hiring instruments for individual lessons can be made through Hampshire Music Service.
Extra Curricular Activities
Open to all year groups
Choir Orchestra Keyboard Club Guitar Club
GSCE Catch Up Musical production Voice in a million voices
Performance Summer Term 2016: