ST. MARY'S CANOSSIAN COLLEGE

A. Objectives

  • To develop students' music skills, construct knowledge in music, cultivate positive values and attitudes and encourage students to work towards a higher goal.
  • To help students to develop their creativity, ability to appreciate music and to effectively communicate through music potentials by preparing different kind of music activities.
  • To motivate students to do more music creative activities so as to develop their thinking and questioning skills and encourage their self-learning skills.​
  • To encourage students' self-motivation to participate more in the music activities and music cultural exchange activities.​

 

Last Updated: 2020-11-29


 

B. Subject Teachers

Name of Teachers
Levels
Ms. Viola Chan (Panel Head)
F.1,3,4,5
Ms. Clare Chan
F.2,4

 

Last Updated: 2020-11-29


 

C. Assessment System

F.1-3 Music
 
Weighting
Term
Practical Exam (Singing or Instrumental)
40%
1st Term
Assignments
20%
1st Term
Music Appreciation Report
10%
1st Term
Self-learning Task
10%
1st Term
Music Participation
20%
1st Term
Total:
100%
 
The assessment system (F.1-3) of the 2nd term will be confirmed in due course.
 
F.4 -5 Music Appreciation
Weighting
Term
 
Singing Exam
40 %
2nd Term 
Music Presentation/
Choir, Orchestra, Chinese Orchestra, Concert Band Exam
40%
2nd Term 
Music Participation
20%
1st Term & 2nd Term
Total:
100%
 

Music Participation (20%)
  • Students’ performance in the music lessons
  • Participation in the internal or external music activities recognized by the school
  • Awards received in the competitions recognized by the school

Examination Policy
  • For the music instrumental exam, students should play one Chinese or Western orchestral instrument, e.g. piano/violin/erhu/harp etc. (not including e.g. recorder/guitar etc.)
  • Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students are not required to sing or play their own instruments face-to-face during the music lesson. Special arrangements will be held for the practical exam:

Students should upload their examination video recordings to the YouTube (unlisted link) and then upload the unlisted link to Google classroom with their music score (copy) for the practical exam. Failure to hand in the score – 5 marks will be deducted.
 
  • Students who fail to upload the link on the due date – 2 marks will be deducted (each day) for late submission. A medical certificate should be provided if the student is unable to take the exam before /on the due date.
  • Justified Absence for the singing and instrumental exams – A medical certificate should be given to the music teacher on or before the date of exam.

Bonus Marks
  • Bonus marks will be given to those who are now learning more than one orchestral instrument (including piano) in the 2nd term.

 

Last Updated: 2020-11-29


 

D. Assessment Syllabus

Mid-Year Examination

 F.1-3
Practical Exam (Singing or Instrumental)
Assignments
Music Appreciation Report
Self-learning Task
Music Participation

 

Last Updated: 2020-11-29


 

E. Subject Resources