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)
Stefan Downey (Drum-Kit Tutor)
Wendy Speers (Piano Tutor)