Trinity High School

Music

Staff and Responsibility

Claire Lyons
Head of Music

Tamara Haynes
Teacher of Music

MUSIC

Subject overview

Music at Trinity provides students with many opportunities to perform, compose and listen to music through lessons, extra-curricular clubs and the excellent facilities that we have available. We encourage students to perform when and wherever they can in an environment where they feel supported. The curriculum, courses and clubs available are provided and tailored to the students’ needs and in every aspect are designed to encourage students to develop confidence and creativity

 

Key Stage 3

 

Course Content

Year 9 music covers a variety of lessons to give students an opportunity to taste every aspect of the subject before choosing their options for year 10 and beyond. Within the 3 skills of performing, listening and composing they will learn about the elements of music, film music, blues, pop, music notation and music tech. They will also have the chance to play guitar, ukulele, keyboard, drums and create a pop band for a performance

 

Key Stage 4

 

Exam Board (to include details of exam)

Rock School (RSL) Music Practitioners course Level 2

Course Content


All students who choose this course must be able to play an instrument or sing.  In preparation all students should be practising regularly in their own time and preferably be having lessons on their chosen instrument or voice.  

Course units
The 4 units covered in both years will give students an opportunity to perform and develop their musical theory and listening skills and music technology skills.

Rehearsal Skills

Music Style Development

Organising a Music Event

Live Music Performance

 

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Exam success

 

 

Key Stage 5

 

Exam Board (to include details of exam) and entry requirements

Exam Board – Rock School (RSL) Music Practitioners Level 3

Course Content

All students that choose this course must have GCSE music grade 4 or above, RSL Level 2 Merit or above or BTEC Level 2 in Music merit or above.

Students are also required to be grade 4 standard or above on their chosen instrument or voice. It is helpful if students also have a basic knowledge of music theory or can read music.

Course Units

Planning for a career in music

Music event management

Leading music-making activity

Recorded music performance

Auditioning for Music

 

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Exam success

 

 

 

Subject

Music

Contribution to Wider Curriculum (if appropriate)

  • Christmas Concert and School Productions.
  • Trinity Pyramid Concert with surrounding middle and first schools in Redditch.
  • Music workshops in local first and middle schools.
  • Performances at the Alexandra Hospital.
  • Performances at Voices and Visions.

 

Subject club(s)

Tuesday (3.05 – 4.05pm) – Trinity Singers
Any student who has a love for singing. Open to all year groups, particularly students who want to build their confidence in performance and develop vocal skills.

Wednesday (Lunchtime) – Ukulele Group

Ukulele group is for students of all abilities. We learn current popular songs and there are opportunities to perform in concerts.

 

Monday – Friday (lunch and after school) – Show Rehearsals                      The school show this year is Return to the Forbidden Planet and the rehearsal schedule will be displayed on our twitter page and on the notice board each week.

Tickets will go on sale after Christmas and the show will be on Tues 12th, Wed 13th & Thurs 14th February 2019.

Extra-curricular

Extra-curricular 
Trinity music department pride themselves on opportunities for students to perform in and out of school. We have a Christmas Concert every year which is open for all students to audition. Every other year the Performing Arts come together for a house performing arts championship or the school production. Our most recent shows have been We Will Rock You and Bugsy Malone.

Trinity Singers regularly perform outside of school at events such as the Worcestershire County Voices and Visions Festival, Carol Singing at Redditch Alexandra Hospital and ‘Singing for your Christmas Tree’ in Bromsgrove.

For more information on events that are happening follow us on twitter THS_PA.

 

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