Music is all around us. It influences our moods and emotions and stimulates and excites us in many ways. Music should be a joyful experience, with students developing life skills along the way. Our aim is to offer a stimulating and creative environment for all students at Rockwood Academy.
Head of Department: Miss L Wilkins
9 peripatetic music teachers from The Birmingham Music Service
Year 8 and Year 7 2016/2017
Starting September 2017
Each unit has a specific focus for assessment, which is reflected by a comprehensive record for each child over the course of years 7 and 8. At GCSE, students will complete the OCR qualification in Music. Students will complete a course which focuses on 5 detailed areas of study:
Students will be assessed in two main areas:
Students throughout the Academy are also able to take advantage of our wide range of instrumental and vocal opportunities. We are lucky to have the support of a range of talented teachers from the Birmingham Music Service and are currently able to offer lessons on:
Students are able to sit examinations in their chosen instrument and can do this with the support of their instrumental/vocal teacher.