Music Faculty Homework Policy

Year 7

Homework 1
Rhythm Round – Composing 8 bar rhythms
Homework 2
Instruments of the Orchestra – Produce a brochure about the instruments of the Orchestra
Homework 3
Elements of Music – Write out the structure of a popular song and illustrate your work
Homework 4
Folk Music – Research dossier on Irish folk music and its origins
Homework 5
World Music – Analysis of class performance recording
Homework 6
Radio Show – Compose lyrics to a radio show jingle

Year 8

Homework 1
Rock Music – Produce a detailed diagram of the ‘typical’ rock musician’s image
Homework 2
Classical Music – Complete a comparison grid of 2 classical pieces
Homework 3
Blues – Complete a comparison grid on blues and rock and roll
Homework 4
Pop Music – Analyse the recording of your assessed performances
Homework 5
World Music – Produce a research document on Caribbean music
Homework 6
Jazz – Analyse a recording of your assessed performances

Year 9

Homework 1
Pop Music – Analysis of Assessment recording
Homework 2
Film Music – Analysis of Assessment recording
Homework 3
The Beatles – Comparison of Early & Late Beatles
Homework 4
World Music – Research document on Caribbean music
Homework 5
Reggae – Features of Reggae and song evaluation
Homework 6
Band Skills – Analysis of Assessment recording

Year 10

Homework 1
Intro to Pop Music Performance – Produce a detailed analysis of a popular song
Homework 2
Composition Unit 4 – Compose a chord progression for comp
Homework 3
Intro to Pop Music Performance – Music Theory in context
Homework 4
Composition Unit 4 – Continue to compose unit 4 composition
Homework 5
Western Classical Music – Research dossier on features of Classical Music
Homework 6
Composition Unit 4 – Instrumental practise and diary of rehearsal
Homework 7
World Music – Research dossier on features of Caribbean Music
Homework 8
Composition Unit 4 – Complete written annotation of composition
Homework 9
Unit 3 Performing Music- Solo – Instrumental practise and diary of rehearsal
Homework 10
Music Theory & Revision – Music Theory in context
Homework 11
Unit 3 Performing Music- Ensemble – Instrumental practise and diary of rehearsal
Homework 12
Music Theory & Revision – Complete Mock Exam Question

Year 11

Homework 1
Composition 2
Homework 2
Unit 3 Performing Music – Practise on Instrument
Homework 3
Composition 2 – Compose Unit 2 Composition
Homework 4
Unit 3 Performing Music – Practise on Instrument
Homework 5
Unit 2 Appraisal – Complete Compositional Draft of Appraisal
Homework 6
Composition 2 – Complete Composition Annotation
Homework 7
Exam Revision – Mock Exam Question
Homework 8
Exam Revision – Mock Exam Question
Homework 9
Exam Revision – Mock Exam Question
Homework 10
Exam Revision – Mock Exam Question