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All of the Musical Contexts Secondary/Key Stage 3 units include the new

Key Stage 3 National Curriculum for Music Programmes of Study

(effective from September 2014).

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Night and Day

Rhythm and Pulse

Form and

Structure

Folk Music

Instruments of the Orchestra

Chinese Music

Exploring Sounds and The Elements of Music

Exploring Rhythm and Note Values

Exploring Musical

Structures

Exploring Musical

Arrangements

Exploring

Timbre

Exploring the

Pentatonic Scale

Element Focus - Pitch, Texture, Timbre &

Dynamics

Element Focus - Rhythm, Texture

Element Focus - Pitch, Texture, Melody & Harmony, Structure & Form

Element Focus - Pitch, Melody & Harmony

Element Focus - Pitch, Texture, Timbre & Dynamics, Melody & Harmony

Element Focus - Pitch, Texture, Timbre & Dynamics, Melody & Harmony

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medieval Music

Hammers and Gongs

Pictures at an Exhibition

Ladders

Voiceworks

African Music

Exploring Drones, Ostinati & Organum

Exploring Indonesian Gamelan

Exploring Music & Art

Exploring Scales

Exploring Vocal Textures & Singing

Exploring Polyrhythms

Element Focus - Pitch, Texture, Melody & Harmony

Element Focus - Rhythm, Pitch, Texture, Timbre & Dynamics

Element Focus - Rhythm, Timbre & Dynamics, Structure & Form

Element Focus - Pitch, Timbre & Dynamics, Melody & Harmony

Element Focus - Pitch, Texture, Timbre & Dynamics, Structure & Form

Element Focus - Rhythm, Texture, Timbre & Dynamics

 

 

 

 

 

 

Offbeat

Variations

Jazz

Improvisation

Recycled

Rhythms

Music and Space

Indian Music

Exploring Reggae and Syncopation

Exploring Ways to Develop Musical Ideas

Exploring Improvisation and The Blues

Exploring Ostinato and Junk Percussion

Exploring Sounds, Dynamics and Descriptive Music

Exploring Raga

Element Focus - Rhythm, Pitch, Texture, Melody & Harmony

Element Focus - Texture, Timbre & Dynamics, Melody & Harmony, Structure & Form

Element Focus - Pitch, Texture, Melody & Harmony, Structure & Form

Element Focus - Rhythm, Texture, Timbre & Dynamics, Structure & Form

Element Focus - Timbre & Dynamics, Structure & Form

Element Focus - Pitch, Melody & Harmony, Structure & Form

 

 

 

 

 

 

Musicals

Soundtracks

Rock ‘n’ Roll

Minimalism

Popular Song

Fanfares

Exploring Songs from the Stage

Exploring Film Music

Exploring Chords and Bass Lines

Exploring Motifs

Exploring Songs and Arrangements

Exploring Music for Special Occasions

Element Focus - Timbre & Dynamics, Melody & Harmony, Structure & Form

Element Focus - Pitch, Timbre & Dynamics, Melody & Harmony, Structure & Form

Element Focus - Pitch, Texture, Melody & Harmony

Element Focus - Rhythm, Pitch, Texture, Structure & Form

Element Focus - Texture, Timbre & Dynamics, Melody & Harmony, Structure & Form

Element Focus - Pitch, Timbre & Dynamics, Melody & Harmony

 

 

 

 

 

 

Samba

 

 

 

 

 

Exploring Polyrhythms and Improvisation

 

 

 

 

 

Element Focus - Rhythm, Texture, Structure & Form