NEW GCSE: AOS2 Popular Music (inc. The Beatles)

NEW GCSE: AOS2 Popular Music (inc. The Beatles)

This is all of the teaching materials I have used to support my teaching AOS2 of the new AQA GCSE music to my year 10 students. I have also done several practical lessons, particularly learning the three Beatles songs which are not included for copyright reasons. It has run from September to December and has covered all of the genres and key vocab that is required for this area including vocab sheets and the Beatles study pieces.
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New GCSE: AOS3 Traditional Music (AQA)

New GCSE: AOS3 Traditional Music (AQA)

This features all of the resources I have used to teach AOS3, traditional music on the AQA course. There are several class tests included. NB. There is nothing included on the study piece by Santana.
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Film Music  (KS3)

Film Music (KS3)

This scheme of work is currently being taught to year 9 students although I have taught it with year 8 at a different school. The scheme of work aims to explore different genres of music including different musical devices before the main project which involves the sound being removed from four different clips (of each genre) and asking students in groups to come up with the music to accompany it. The embedded videos link to my private YouTube channel and are not able to be found without the link. Should the embedding not work, I have also attached links within the stars
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Film Music  (KS3)

Film Music (KS3)

This scheme of work is currently being taught to year 9 students although I have taught it with year 8 at a different school. The scheme of work aims to explore different genres of music including different musical devices before the main project which involves the sound being removed from four different clips (of each genre) and asking students in groups to come up with the music to accompany it. The embedded videos link to my private YouTube channel and are not able to be found without the link. Should the embedding not work, I have also attached links within the stars
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Music in Advertising (KS3)

Music in Advertising (KS3)

This is an entire unit of work aimed at year 9 students. It involves product design, marketing research and pitching as well as creating a radio advert (the key musical aim). This has key terminology, practical activity and homework.
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New GCSE: AOS4 British Music (AQA)

New GCSE: AOS4 British Music (AQA)

This is the PowerPoint I used to teach my students about the British music of Tavener, Britten, Maxwell-Davies and Arnold. It includes key vocab, listening and a practical activity.
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New GCSE: AOS1 Haydn and 'The Clock' (AQA)

New GCSE: AOS1 Haydn and 'The Clock' (AQA)

This is the PowerPoint I used to give my students the background and context of Haydn. It gives information about the symphony in general and 'The Clock' as a whole. It also contains some practical and analysis activities for teaching 'The Clock'. I've also included the first 12 bars of the Haydn in a sibelius 7.5 file re-arranged for my class. I've not included the actual analysis or blank score because those can be found on AQA!
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Introduction to Chorales (A-Level)

Introduction to Chorales (A-Level)

Here are 7 worksheets that I use to introduce A level music students to chorales and harmony, the answers rely upon teacher knowledge. I have also included my rules sheet that I give to students to refer to during the chorale writing process.
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Fusion (KS3)

Fusion (KS3)

This is a scheme of work I use with year 9. It introduces them to reggae and African a capella singing through practical activities. It then moves onto a larger project for the rest of the half term.
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I Kissed A Girl - Band Arrangement

I Kissed A Girl - Band Arrangement

A Sibelius arrangement of 'All I Want for Christmas is You'. Currently for voice, flute, alto sax, piano, guitar, violin 1, violin 2 and drums. As this is a Sibelius file it can easily be rearranged for your needs: uploaded as a Sibelius 6 and 7.5 files.
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Don't Cha - Band Arrangement

Don't Cha - Band Arrangement

A Sibelius arrangement of 'Don't Cha', please note this is just the intro, first verse and chorus. Currently for voice, flute, alto sax, piano, violin 1, violin 2 and drums. As this is a Sibelius file it can easily be rearranged for your needs: uploaded as a Sibelius 6 and 7.5 files.
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Holding Out for a Hero - Band Arrangement

Holding Out for a Hero - Band Arrangement

A Sibelius arrangement of 'Holding Out for a Hero'. Currently for voice, flute, alto sax, piano, violin 1, violin 2 and drums. As this is a Sibelius file it can easily be rearranged for your needs: uploaded as a Sibelius 6 and 7.5 files.
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I Put a Spell on You - Band Arrangement

I Put a Spell on You - Band Arrangement

A Sibelius arrangement of Nina Simone's 'I Put a Spell on You'. Currently for voice, flute, alto sax, piano, guitar, violin 1, violin 2 and drums. As this is a Sibelius file it can easily be rearranged for your needs: uploaded as a Sibelius 6 and 7.5 files.
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Stayin' Alive - Band Arrangement

Stayin' Alive - Band Arrangement

A Sibelius arrangement of 'Stayin' Alive' by the Bee Gees. Currently for voice, flute, alto sax, piano, guitar, violin 1, violin 2 and drums. As this is a Sibelius file it can easily be rearranged for your needs: uploaded as a Sibelius 6 and 7.5 files.
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Somewhere Only We Know - Band Arrangement

Somewhere Only We Know - Band Arrangement

A Sibelius arrangement of 'Somewhere Only We Know' - the Lily Allen version. Currently for voice, flute, clarinet, piano, guitar, violin 1, violin 2 and drums. As this is a Sibelius file it can easily be rearranged for your needs: uploaded as a Sibelius 6 and 7.5 files.
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Your Song - Band Arrangement

Your Song - Band Arrangement

A Sibelius arrangement of 'Your Song' by Elton John. Currently for voice, flute, clarinet, piano, violin 1, violin 2 and drums. As this is a Sibelius file it can easily be rearranged for your needs: uploaded as a Sibelius 6 and 7.5 files.
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All I Want For Christmas Is You - Band Arrangement

All I Want For Christmas Is You - Band Arrangement

A Sibelius arrangement of 'All I Want for Christmas is You'. Currently for voice, flute, alto sax, piano, violin 1, violin 2 and drums. As this is a Sibelius file it can easily be rearranged for your needs: uploaded as a Sibelius 6 and 7.5 files.
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Heigh-Ho - Band Arrangement

Heigh-Ho - Band Arrangement

A Sibelius arrangement of 'Heigh-Ho'. Currently for voice, flute, bass clarinet, electric guitar, piano, violin 1, violin 2 and drums. As this is a Sibelius file it can easily be rearranged for your needs: uploaded as a Sibelius 6 and 7.5 files.
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Video Game Music  (KS3)

Video Game Music (KS3)

This is a video game music scheme of work taught to Year 8 (KS3). The scheme of work is taught in conjunction with computer games that the students are making in their ICT lessons. The programme used is garageband and taught via our school's iPads. This also includes the files for the Lazenby Computer font that I used for the powerpoints.
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Film Music (Lesson Five and Six)

Film Music (Lesson Five and Six)

This scheme of work is currently being taught to year 9 students although I have taught it with year 8 at a different school. The scheme of work aims to explore different genres of music including different musical devices before the main project which involves the sound being removed from four different clips (of each genre) and asking students in groups to come up with the music to accompany it. The fifth and sixth lessons are focused on the main project. The embedded videos link to my private YouTube channel and are not able to be found without the link. Should the embedding not work, I have also attached links within the stars.
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New GCSE: AOS1 Orchestral Music of Mozart and Beethoven (AQA)

New GCSE: AOS1 Orchestral Music of Mozart and Beethoven (AQA)

This is the powerpoint and worksheets I have used to teach my students about the orchestra in the classical era and the orchestral music of Mozart and Beethoven. There are listening examples either embedded or linked in the PowerPoint and a listening test with answers for the end of the unit. Please note: I have deliberately left out Haydn as I am tackling him separately along with the work on 'The Clock'.
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