Hello, welcome to the Year 8 Music page.

This page will give you some information about things that you will study during your first year in St Paul’s. Whether or not you have studied this subject at primary school, we’re sure you will find the information below helpful.


The following topics are covered in Music in Year 8:

  • Pulsation
  • The building bricks of Music
  • Time Keeping
  • Instruments of the Orchestra
  • Illustrative and Film Music


The music curriculum consists of three main elements. They are Listening, Composing and Performing. Each element is assessed through the above topics. Tuition is offered in the following instruments here at St Paul’s:

  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • Double Bass
  • Guitar
  • Flute
  • Oboe
  • Clarinet
  • Saxophone
  • Singing
  • Trumpet
  • Trombone
  • French HornDSC_6825
  • Advanced Guitar


Extra Curricular activities in Music include:

  • Choir
  • Orchestra
  • Traditional Group
  • Ethnic Percussion Ensemble (African Drums)