The curriculum map linked below outlines how we have sequenced our Music Curriculum to enable Maidstonians to build their knowledge and skills towards clear end points.

Music Years 7-13 Curriculum Map 2022-2023
Key Stage 3: Years 7-8

Over a fortnightly timetable, KS3 Performing Arts students receive:

  • 3 hours of guided classroom learning.
  • 1 hour of homework


Key Stage 4: Years 9-11

Qualification: GCSE Music

Exam board: EDEXCEL

Over a fortnightly timetable, GCSE music students receive:

  • 4 hours of guided classroom learning.
  • 2 hours of homework.


Key Stage 5: Years 12-13

Qualification: A Level Music

Exam board: AQA

Over a fortnightly timetable, A Level Music students receive:

  • 8 hours of guided classroom learning.
  • 10 hours of homework.



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Super Curriculum

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