Christian Head, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, CA17 4HA

017683 71693

Kirkby Stephen Grammar School

A Co-operative Academy

Year 9 Music

In music at KSGS, year 9 is all about refining knowledge and further developing your understanding of music.

We study 6 projects:

Autumn 1 - Coldplay: Musical Features through Performance

Autumn 2 - Music for Special Events: Performing and Composing based on an own choice Special Event

Spring 1 - Climate Change: A mixed media composition and performance

Spring 2 - Ensemble Performance and Popular Music

Summer 1 - Composition...... The Journey. Using a travel based film to inspire background music and live performance to film.

Summer 2 - Own Choice Practical Group Project and Presentation.

The topics are taught through listening tasks, performing in ensembles and alone and through composition tasks.  Students have many opportunities to use departmental ICT resources - Sibelius.

For further information please contact Karen West.