'Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything' - Plato

Curriculum intent and aims

At Jubilee High music is a cross curricular extravaganza where students learn elements of other subjects whilst becoming confident musicians who perform, listen and compose during exciting and practical music experiences in and out of class.

  1. Provide students with the means to perform confidently in a range of styles using their voices and a variety of instruments on their own and as part of an ensemble.
  2. Expose students to a range of listening material to widen their understanding of music history and it’s influences on culture.
  3. Equip students with the skills and knowledge they need to express themselves through compositions.
  4. Build confidence in all student’s musical skills to stretch and challenge their musical experience


The 8 meta-concepts underpinning the Music curriculum are the interrelated dimensions of music:

  1. Pitch
  2. Duration
  3. Music notation
  4. Texture
  5. Timbre
  6. Structure
  7. Tempo
  8. Dynamics

The curriculum sequence and course specifications can be viewed by clicking on the links below:

Curriculum Sequence - Music

GCSE specification link:

GCSE Specification - Music

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