Ks4 curriculum, Ks5 curriculum


Students can opt to study Music as one of their optional subjects Key Stage 4. The RSL Level 2 certificate in music focuses on composing, performing and listening to music, the latter in some depth. There are opportunities for students to continue studying Music at Key Stage 5. The current course on offer is the RSL Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma. This 90 credit course is a more intensive study of the areas covered in the Level 2 RSL course.

Students are given the opportunity to participate in a wide range of musical activities, which enhance and enrich their learning. These include:

- Lunchtime concerts, to showcase students' talents to their peers
- Popular talent shows, during Children In Need and Comic Relief weeks
- Year 7 College singing group, which meets after school on a Monday
- Singing for Schools annual Year 7 music event
- KS3 music club, which takes place after school on a Friday
- KS4 & 5 recording and performing sessions, Tuesday to Friday after school

There are also opportunities for KS4 and 5 students to perform in and around the city, as part of their practical coursework. In the past, this has included large performances on the main stage on Plymouth Pavilions