Members of Department:
Mrs Gwawr McGirr (Head of Department)
EANI Peripatetic Music Tutors and Other Music Tutors
The units of work for Years 8 – 10 provide pupils with opportunities to explore many different genres and styles of music. Pupils will learn basic tin whistle, keyboard and African Drumming skills to develop their performance skills. Development of composition and listening skills at Key Stage 3 are encouraged within creative group work tasks based around the units of work.
Pupils will also be provided with opportunities to engage with pupils from other schools within the Omagh Learning Community – such as the African Drumming unit of work to be held with Arvalee School and Resource Centre in Year 9 (2023) and Reggae (2019)
The aims of the Music Department at Loreto are to:
Transfer and Admissions to Year 8 September 2024
Update on Key Dates and Information on Special Circumstances and Special Provisions, following the SEAG Entrance Assessment, are available in section: “Transfer 2024”