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Witton Middle School



Welcome to Music at Witton


Throughout your musical learning journey you will develop your skills in performance, composition, listening and appraising alongside enriching your communication skills. A new year in music means new topics for you to discover, try your best always and you will achieve!

Autumn Term:

Year 5, The Elements of Music

Listening, performing and composing using the elements of music


Year 6, Keyboard skills and Theme and Variation

How do you read music on a stave?



Year 7, Rap Music 

What is an African Griot?

Who was Pig Meet Markham? 



Make A Change Join the Music Council!

If you have musical ideas and want to support the department download an application and hand in to Mrs Savage. All abilities welcome!



Council Members 

To be selected


Instrumental Teaching

Do you want to learn an instrument? Complete the application below.

Did you know that playing an instrument makes you smarter?...Don't just take my word for it! Do the research click the link!

At Witton we provide instrumental lessons in:
(Click the links for more information)


Guitar/Bass     Piano/      Drumkit      Brass        Vocal      Strings      Woodwind

  Ukulele      Keyboard



  • strings to be confirmed (please enquire)



We really want to increase numbers and talent ready for our extra curricular clubs and performances. Be prepared for when we can start activities like orchestra, band and choir again. 


Don't see your instrument? Come and enquire with Mrs Savage, we want to diversify our instrumentation. 



Instrumental Lesson Timetable- These times may change so check on the 'Music Notice Board' for any updates.

Mrs Savage's Song Suggestion!


I am going to post weekly videos of a huge range of music! Have a listen and let me know what you think. You can get Epraise points for your responses.  

Some of these songs will be completely new and others you may know very well!

Song 1: Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band - YouTube

Song 2: Let's Twist Again- Chubby Checker

Song 3: Batman Theme 1989- Danny Elfman

Song 4: The Jersey Boys- (Mash up, Frankie Valli and The four Seasons)

Song 5: Play Dead- Björk

Björk - Play Dead (lyrics)

Describe the dynamic changes in the song...
What is the structure of the piece?
How does she use her voice creatively?
What are the lyrics expressing?



Year 7's: Composing and Performing Raps

Year 6's: Composing and Performing Rhythms

Year 5's: Composing and Performing using Elements of Music



This is Sophie in year 7. Sophie has passed her Silver Music Medal just before lockdown. Her certificate and medal arrived this week. Sophie passed with 'excellence' on all three sections. Well Done Sophie. 

Sophie has been Mrs Dakin's pupil of the week. She showed great resilience and learning that practice makes perfect 

Witton's Christmas Show 2020

It is finally here!!! Please enjoy the full Christmas performance showcasing a huge variety of talent and creativity from the stars at Witton.
Arranged, compiled and edited by Mrs Savage.