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7–10Music 7–10 Syllabus

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Implementation from 2026
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The aim of the Music 7–10 Syllabus is to:

  • enable students to develop musical knowledge, skills and literacies for active engagement, to become thoughtful and creative musicians
  • provide the means for students to experience the creative process as an individual, and in collaboration with others, through performing, listening and composing
  • contribute to students’ aesthetic, artistic and cultural education and enjoyment
  • develop a lifelong sense of wonder and curiosity about and engagement with music.