Special Programs Applications
Students who will be in Year 7 in 2021 are invited to apply for one of our five Special Programs. Applications are now open and can be submitted via email by filling out the online form. All applications are due by 4pm Friday the 26th June. For further information about the application process please see 2021 Year 7 Special Programs
To apply for any of the special programs, please use this form 2021 Special Programs Application Form Please fill in, save and email to Dianne.Davies@education.vic.gov.au
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The FUSION Music program aims to provide students with the opportunity to develop their musical talents and provide innovative and contemporary music education integrated in their academic studies. The program inspires, excels and enriches students’ lives through music. We aim to support students in developing their unique gifts and the skills needed for lifelong learning and achieving their potential. The FUSION home groups will attend core subjects but will be supplemented by a creative and exciting classroom music curriculum, an extensive instrumental music and ensemble program. The Fusion Music program begins at Year Seven and continues up to Year Ten.
It has been well documented that learning music at school is beneficial for students. From higher academic scores, co-ordination, perseverance, team work, reading, comprehension, concentration, self-expression and enhanced social skills. The FUSION program aims to provide students with the opportunity to develop their music talents and provide innovative and contemporary music education integrated in their academic studies.
Students study the majority of the standard year seven and eight Curriculum, however will do one less Art/Technology rotation per semester and also do not study a second language. Students will study two additional subjects: Modern Band - Students form small contemporary ensembles learning a wide range of modern repertoire. Performance skills are developed through regular live showcases inside and outside of the school. Ensemble - Students learn either a woodwind or brass instrument through private or group instrumental lessons, tutorials and concert band. In Year Eight students are invited to continue their instrument or move to a rhythm section instrument or singing. The ensemble program also focuses on music theory and ear training.
Fusion Music prepares students for VCE and VET music pathways, links to industry pathways such as Musician, Audio Engineering and Composition.
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