Approx Cost:
$20 to cover workbooks and materials.
Technology Requirements:
A laptop is essential for this course
Entry Recommendations:

The are no entry requirements for this course.  It is recommended that students taking music either play and instrument or receive tutored instrumental or voice lesson alongside the music programme.

Course Outline:

This is a one Semester course that focuses on developing an understanding of music through playing and creating using instruments and technology.

Units include:

  • Performing music in groups
  • Basic guitar and keyboard skills
  • Foundational aural and music reading skills
  • Instruments of the orchestra
  • Music technology, and computer-based music
  • Introduction to composition

Practical, theory tests and aural test, project-based assignments based assessment in the above areas.

Where Does It Lead:

As well as providing a vital foundation for music at year 10. Year 9 Music will give students confidence in front of an audience, skills in collaborating and working with others, self-discipline, and an appreciation of different music around them.


For further information see:
Mr Beard