Barlby High @Barlby_HighBus update: 87s will run hour later than normal pick up times. The bus is at the first stop so please ensure you make it back to the bus stop for revised pick up times. Any queries please ring school 01757 706161.1 week ago
Barlby High @Barlby_HighOur advice is not to try and walk due to the accident. Wait for the bus or alternatively you can bring your child avoiding A19.1 week ago
Barlby High @Barlby_HighBus update: 87s is making its way to pick students up. Could take a while due to traffic so please wait or if parent/carers can bring students please avoid A19.1 week ago
Barlby High @Barlby_HighAccident on A19 near Riccall, all buses en-route. 87s will be delayed but wait at bus stops if nonother method of getting to school and wait for update. Take care on all routes and allow extra time where possible.1 week ago
The Music curriculum in our school will help students to develop a passion for a great subject and help them develop practical skills that will extend way beyond the classroom into adult life. Activities within this highly-structured course will build musical skills and knowledge which will lead to students performing in front of others.
Key stage 3 Curriculum overview
At KS3 students will be taught the fundamentals of the subject. You will be taught how to read Music if you do not already know. You will be working on several composition projects and learn how to compose Music. The course is structured around various types of Music all of which you will be exposed to; Film Music, Pop Music, Classical, World Music and Dance Music.
You will be encouraged to perform both solo and as part of an ensemble. Students will learn new songs and have access to expert tuition for the following: vocals, guitar, drums, woodwind and strings.
GCSE Music will provide the opportunity to progress to A Level alongside the ABRSM and Rock School practical and theory graded examinations. Students will be given the chance to study a wide range of musical genres, with more opportunities for practical learning. GCSE Music brings theory, listening and composition to life. It will broaden a student’s mind and foster a love for music from around the world.
What does the course involve?
Listening: Students will answer questions about unfamiliar music and study a series of set works.
Performance: Students will perform a solo piece and an ensemble piece and these will be internally assessed. Composing-Students will compose two pieces of music. One of their own choice and a second from a brief chosen by the exam board.
How am I assessed?
Listening – Exam paper with listening exercises and written questions using excerpts of music. The exam is 1 hour and 30 minutes. (40% of the total marks)
Performance – Performance 1: Solo performance. Performance 2: Ensemble performance. A minimum of four minutes of performance in total is required. (30% of the total mark.)
Composing – Composition 1: Composition to a brief. Composition 2: Free composition. A minimum of three minutes of music in total is required. (30% of the total mark.)
Y7 created some absolutely gorgeous children’s stories today to teach their readers about our school values. Students were also challenged to think about representing characters from different backgrounds in the plots. We will do something very special with these! @Barlby_Highpic.twitter.com/CAnj…
Bus update: 87s will run hour later than normal pick up times. The bus is at the first stop so please ensure you make it back to the bus stop for revised pick up times. Any queries please ring school 01757 706161.