Music at Cullybackey College has something for everyone and all are welcome! You can take lessons on everything from drum-kit and guitar to violin and trumpet. You can join the school choir or the school orchestra or you could be part of a school band!
During class you will develop your skills in performing music, composing your own music and analysing music. You might also have fun!



Subject:



Music



Levels taught:



KS3



GCSE/KS4



Post 16




Staff:
(Permanent staff only)



Miss C McKillop (HOD)
Mrs P Smyth
Mr A Hunter (Brass and Woodwind tutor)
Miss S Bell (Strings tutor)
Mr J Dempster (Drum kit and Guitar tutor)




KS3:
(Subject/Topic Content)



Year 8

  • Rhythm, Beat and Percussion
  • Recorder
  • The Music of India
  • Instruments of the Orchestra

 

Year 9

  • Mood Music
  • Repeated Patterns in Music
  • Recorder
  • Keyboard Skills
  • TV Theme Music

 

Year 10

  • Pop Music Through the Ages
  • Blues Music
  • Keyboard Skills
  • Film Music
  • Careers in Music


KS3:
Additional Links



KS3 Bitesize (Brilliant for extra info and videos on all types of music)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/zmsvr82/

Careers in Music (Loads of excellent info and an online questionnaire)
https://www.careersinmusic.com/

BBC Guide to the Orchestra (Lets you hear all the instruments of orchestra and explains how they work)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/orchestras/learn/guidetotheorchestra/

Learn a tune (Loads of fun games that all help you learn the theory of music – you can even fling a teacher!)
http://www.learnatune.co.uk/




GCSE/KS4:



Year 11

  • Music Theory
  • Performance Skills
  • Composing Skills
  • Classical Music 1600-1910
  • Film Music

 

Year 12

  • Music Theory
  • Performance Skills
  • Composing Coursework
  • Musical Traditions in Ireland
  • Pop Music from 1980 to today


GCSE/KS4
Additional Links



GCSE Bitesize (Great for consolidating learning and revising at GCSE level)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/zpf3cdm/

Careers in Music (Loads of excellent info and an online questionnaire)
https://www.careersinmusic.com/

BBC Guide to the Orchestra (Lets you hear all the instruments of orchestra and explains how they work)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/orchestras/learn/guidetotheorchestra/