Year 10 Music

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr G. McLarin

Recommended Prior Learning

It is recommended that students already have at basic skills on an instrument (or singing).
Students must be learning or be prepared to learn an instrument (weekly lessons), either privately or through school music lessons. Having an instrument to practise on at home is also an advantage.

This course is for students who enjoy playing instruments (or singing) and wish to develop their overall musicianship. 

The course is structured into group and individual tasks. These include developing skills on an instrument, playing music in a group, music theory knowledge, listening skills, using music technology (sequencing and notation software), creating original music, songwriting and film music.

Course Overview

Term 1
Group Performance and Songwriting


Creative Arts


Level 1 Music Projects, Level 1 Music Studies

Career Pathways

Sound Technician, Entertainer, Musician, Early Childhood Teacher, Primary School Teacher, Nanny/Child Carer, Private Teacher/Tutor, Secondary School Teacher