KEY STAGE 3 MUSIC
At Morpeth, every child learns an
instrument as part of the Music
curriculum. Students can choose
between Trumpet, Trombone, Violin,
Flute and Clarinet. Every child in
year 7 and 8 will get access to
Peripatetic tuition during curriculum
FREE Music Exam Qualiﬁcations
Graded music exams are a key part of a child’s musical development. At Morpeth, students who are ready for either theory or practical music exams will be entered free of charge. Every Year 7 and 8 student will work towards their Grade 1/2 theory exams as part of the Music curriculum.
FREE Music Technology Software
All Year 7 and 8 students will have access to the cloud-based Soundtrap music software, allowing them to make their own music at home on a computer, phone or tablet. All students will get the opportunity to learn about music technology using industry-standard hardware and software.
The Morpeth Music Department has an exciting range of extra-curricular clubs, allowing students to continue their musical development before and after school. These clubs include:
Morpeth Philharmonic Orchestra
From classical to ﬁlm music. Join the school’s most popular ensemble. For Grade 1 students or above.
String Club/Break Band
For students who want to take their skills further on Flute, Clarinet, Trumpet, Trombone or Violin. For beginner musicians.
Rock School Juniors
From beginner to advanced. Form a band and choose what you play!
Incredible Jazz standards for advanced musicians at Grade 5 or above.
The school’s brand-new group dedicated to vocal performance.
Music Technology Club
Develop your skills further in the world of Music technology and learn how to produce your own music.