Durham Johnston Comprehensive School

Dare to be wise

‘Music is the social act of communication among people, a gesture of friendship, the strongest there is.’

Sir Malcolm Arnold (1921 – 2006)



The Music Curriculum.

Students receive one lesson of music per week in years 7, 8 and 9 and they follow a varied curriculum which enables them to improve their performance, composition, listening and appraising skills. For an overview of the curriculum please click here

Assessment in KS3 Music.

Each topic will last half a term and will end with a formal assessment which will be either a performance, composition or analysis activity.