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Carshalton High School for Girls

Carshalton High School for Girls

Carshalton High School for Girls is a highly successful school, judged by Ofsted in November 2017 as ‘Good’ in all categories.

Music Year 8

At Key Stage 3 students take Music for two 60 minute lessons per fortnight. Pupils cover a wide range of topics throughout their lessons and are able to learn how to play the keyboard, ukulele, guitar, drums and voice in their lessons. Students will also develop their composition skills by using the Mac suit to produce their own music using  GarageBand and other music technology software.  The Year 8 topics covered will include:

  • Further Band Skills
  • Pop Music & Four Chord Songs
  • Blues and Jazz
  • Music Technology
  • Film Music
  • Extended Band skills
  • Changes to British Music over time

Students playing instruments are entered for the  ABRSM and  Rock School graded examinations during the year through their lessons with  The Surrey Sound of Music.