S1 Music (1 period per week)

In S1, pupils learn about music in different styles, from Scottish, World to Blues. They learn about features of music, instruments of the orchestra, and musical concepts through a variety of listening, performing and composing activities. There is a strong emphasis on developing performing skills through solo and group performing tasks. In S1, learners have the opportunity to explore some of the following instruments:

  • Ukulele
  • Keyboard
  • Drum kit
  • Tuned percussion instruments
  • Guitars

S2 Music (1 period per week)

In S2 Music, learners continue to develop skills in listening, performing and composing but also begin to use Music Technology. Topics include:

  • Music in the Media
  • Scottish Music
  • World Music
  • Electronic Music
  • Solo & Group Performing