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Kilkeel High School, Knockchree Avenue, Kilkeel

Welcome to Music

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Welcome to Music in Kilkeel High School.


Music falls under the banner of Creative and Expressive Arts. It helps students to develop the music skills of Listening, Composing, Performing, Improvising and Appraising. 

Music is taught to all Key Stage 3 students and is available for GCSE, AS & A Level Music. BTec. Music Technology is also available though our partnership school in the Shared Education Programme
 
 
Research increasingly shows that music can not only help students to develop 'LIFE SKILLS' such as self discipline, team work, self esteem and self expression; it can also assist with intellectual development.
STUDYING MUSIC, IT SEEMS, CAN MAKE YOU SMARTER!
 
 
A USEFUL FACT
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin and the University of California found that children who received keyboard instruction scored 34% higher in tests designed to measure spatial-temporal reasoning - a skill that's critical for learning subjects like Mathematics, Engineering and Science.


MUSIC DEPARTMENT STAFF

Mr. A Kincaid (Head of Music & School Musical Director)

Mrs. W Barbour (English & Music)

Mrs. S Henning (P.E., Careers & Music)

Mrs. M Annett (English & Music)

Mrs. McGrath (Upper Strings Tutor, SELB)

Mrs. Mathers ( Lower Strings Tutor, SELB)

Mr. Benson (Brass Tutor, SELB)

Mrs. McCourt (Woodwind Tutor, SELB)

Emma-Jane McKnight (Singing Tutor / Vocal Coach)

 

News

14th Mar 2017
Tickets go on sale on Monday 20th of March from the school office!
 
 
 
14th Dec 2016
Pictured are some of the pupils and staff who took part in our school production...
 
 
 
3rd Dec 2016
Our school musical 'Our House' played to junior pupils on Friday, with public performances...