Important Notice

Year 11 Parents Evening - Thursday 25th April 2019, 4pm

All Year 11 Parent/Carers welcome. We look forward to seeing you.

Spring Term Mock Exams

Year 11 Easter Revision Timetable: FileEaster 2019 Year 11 Timetable.pptx 

Please click here for the mock exam timetables for Year's 10, 11 and 13


Welcome to Evelyn Grace Academy’s Music Department.

Head of Music Mrs McGarry

Music Department Vision:

To inspire all learners in Musical achievement and attainment through the exploration of a range of musical styles, instruments, performance and composition techniques.

KS3 Music Curriculum

All students follow a programme which provides an introduction to music including the elements such as rhythm, pitch and tempo. The Key Stage 3 curriculum acts as a vehicle for developing further skills in performing as well as listening and composition.

Year 7

Autumn 1: STOMP!
Autumn 2: Finding your voice
Spring: The Power of Pentatonic 
Summer: 4 Chord songs

Year 8

Autumn 1: The Beauty of Baroque
Autumn 2: 4 Chord mash up
Spring: Djembe
Summer: Band Carousel 

Year 9

Autumn 1: the Beauty of Baroque
Autumn 2: 4 Chord mash up
Spring: Brazil meets Jazz
Summer: Club Dance

KS4 Music Curriculum:
  • Encourages students to be inspired and moved
  • Helps students to develop broader life skills and attributes, including critical and creative thinking, aesthetic sensitivity, emotional awareness, cultural understanding, self-discipline, self-confidence and self-motivation
  • Enables students to engage actively in the study of music
  • Develops musical skills and interests, including the ability to make music individually and in groups
  • Enables students to understand and appreciate a range of different kinds of music
Year 11 BTEC Music

Autumn: The Music Industry/Organisations and Job Roles in the Industry
Spring: Solo Performance/Presenting Skills/Professional Development in the Music Industry
Spring: Music Sequencing/ Managing a Music Product
Summer: Music Sequencing/ Managing a Music Product


Autumn 1: Music Theory/Creative Composition/Ensemble Composition and Performance
Autumn 2: Area of Study 3 Star Wars and Solo performance rehearsal
Spring: Area of Study 2 Music for a While/ Area of Study 4 Release, solo performance rehearsal and ‘Free Composition’
Summer: Area of Study 3 Defying Gravity/ Area of Study 1 Brandenburg Concerto No.5, solo performance recordings and development of ‘Free composition’


Autumn: Area of Study 2 Killer Queen/ Area of Study 4 Samba Em Preludio/ Area of Study 1 Sonata No. 8, performance and composition tasks
Spring: Review of set works, performance and composition tasks
Summer: Review of set works

We provide access to a range of enrichment activities for all year groups including:
  • Instrumental lessons for all year groups
  • A variety of musical and drama trips
  • Musical clubs and groups
  • Music technology clubs
  • School concerts and performances
  • Work with outside agencies
How to support your child:
  • Encourage them to take an active interest in all forms of performing arts, theatre and music.
  • Where and when possible take them to see live performance/music.
  • Talk to them about the work they undertake in lessons.
  • Encourage your child to participate in the board range of extra-curricular opportunities on offer.
  • Check their planners for the homework set and support them in completing this well and on time.
  • Purchase revision guides/study materials as directed by the teaching staff.