Trinity High School

Music

Staff and Responsibility

Miss Claire Lyons
Head of Music

MUSIC

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 - MUSIC

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 - MUSIC

Rock School (RSL) Music Practitioners course Level 2
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

KEY STAGE 5 - MUSIC

Exam Board – Rock School (RSL) Music Practitioners Level 3
GCSE music grade B 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
 

MUSIC

Trinity music contribute to the wider school community and Redditch community wherever they can.

  • Trinity House Performing Arts
  • Trinity Pyramid Concert with surrounding middle and first schools in Redditch.
  • Music workshops in local middle schools.
  • Piano Masterclass with Richard Meyrick.
  • Performance at the Alexandra Hospital.
  • Performances at Trinity High School awards evenings.

Performances at the Lest We Forget community concert.

Subject clubs

Monday (3.15 – 4.15pm) – Bands Night
Students who are in a band or would like to join a band. Open to students who can play guitar, bass, drums or can sing. All year groups.

Tuesday (3.05 – 3.45pm) – Music Theory Club
Open to all students particularly anyone doing or wanting to take music at Key Stage 4. Improving basic theory knowledge (reading and understanding music notation).

Wednesday (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.

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 and The Staff Appreciation Day at Redditch Alexandra Hospital. For more information on events that are happening follow us on twitter THS_PA.

 

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