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Prairiewood High School

Prairiewood High School

Per Ardua - Through Striving

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Music is one of the subjects offered by the Creative & Performing Arts faculty.

What subjects/courses do we offer?

In Years 7 and 8, the study of music is mandatory as per the NSW curriculum and syllabuses (NESA).

Prairiewood High School offers the following electives:

Stage 5 (Years 9 and 10)

Students have the opportunity to continue their study in Music during years 9 and 10. Elective courses on offer include:

  • Music A (100 or 200 hour elective) for those who already play an instrument or sing and want to develop this talent
  • Music B (100 or 200 hour elective) for those who want to learn to play an instrument        
  • Live Sound for those who want to learn about sound production, audio equipment, stage setup for lighting and sound for live productions            

Stage 6 (Years 11 and 12)

Music can also be studies during years 11 & 12. Courses on offer include:

  • Music 1 (ATAR) For those who have not studied Music as an elective in Years 9 & 10
  • Music 2 (ATAR) For those who are experienced and skilled musicians in either performance or composition
  • Extension 1 (ATAR) - this must be completed with Music 2

Students will follow the Music curriculum designated to best suit them and their year level.


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