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14/11/17

Retweetd From Croydon Guardian

given 'outstanding' rating by Ofsted https://t.co/KSpt9tdVUn

14/11/17

Purley school given 'outstanding' rating by Ofsted https://t.co/HGTJ9ZEMTP

13/11/17

Following a 'no notice' Ofsted inspection in September, we "maintain the high standards" identified in our previous 'Outstanding' inspection! https://t.co/lzIeOHR6Rs

19/10/17

Our Sixth Form Open Evening starts at 5pm. Talks and tours will be available. We hope to see you there!

17/10/17

Our Sixth Form Open Evening is on Thursday. Students will finish at the end of Period 6 rather than Period 7 that day. Letters sent home.

13/10/17

Harris Academy Purley tops the performance table for pupil progress in Croydon! https://t.co/aoNsgevg5R

12/10/17

Retweetd From Harris Federation

New performance data puts as top performer in for pupil progress https://t.co/n9MWxLecOK

11/10/17

BBC News - ParentPay website unavailable for school meal payments https://t.co/L7hQ6uHUTl

06/10/17

The Iceland Trip has landed and is on it's way back to the Academy. ETA is 3.45pm.

06/10/17

The Iceland trip is all on board and ready to depart Keflavik Airport. However, we are slightly delayed & will update periodically. EZY8508.

05/10/17

Our final stop in - Gulfoss in all its glory... https://t.co/kgZFXaEDrs

05/10/17

An unforgettable experience at the Geysirs https://t.co/yc1BL4GzWq

05/10/17

Þingvellir National Park - waterfalls and tectonic plate movement https://t.co/M3owBv3pT9

05/10/17

Þingvellir National Park https://t.co/nm1pa1UEB3

05/10/17

Retweetd From Global Teacher Prize

On we're celebrating the amazing work teachers do every single day https://t.co/O6gbTASxzD

05/10/17

Geothermal Power https://t.co/VoBumyOEYt

05/10/17

First stop of day 3 in is Orka Natturunnar Geothermal Power Plant https://t.co/JpETNGFSAi

04/10/17

A glimpse of the northern lights from our hotel https://t.co/s8YxVdvT1o

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Music OLD

Year 7

Autumn 1

MTP (LTP and all MTPs)

Small group singing in parts.

HOMEWORK


Autumn 2

MTP (LTP and all MTPs)

Playing short 4 bar melodies with the right hand only.

HOMEWORK


Spring 1

MTP (LTP and all MTPs)

Performing as a small group for the 12 bar blues.

HOMEWORK


Spring 2

MTP (LTP and all MTPs)

A small group structured rhythmic performance.

HOMEWORK


Summer 1

MTP (LTP and all MTPs)

A 16 bar sampled piece showing specific music tech techniquest.

HOMEWORK


Summer 2

MTP (LTP and all MTPs)

Performing as a group, musically, expressively with guitar, keyboard and voice.

HOMEWORK

Year 8

Autumn 1

MTP (LTP and all MTPs)

Playing the blues in small groups using the chords and either just the scale and/or an improvised.

HOMEWORK


Autumn 2

SINGING AND GUITAR

Singing songs using 3 chords combining both Guitar and vocal skills.

HOMEWORK


Spring 1

IMPROVING PIANO PARTS

Improvising melody over 3 chords.

HOMEWORK


Spring 2

RECORDING MIDI IN LOGIC®

Recording piece from traditional staff.  Demonstrating MIDI skills: Quantising, score reading step and real time recording.

HOMEWORK


Summer 1

WORKING WITH RHYTHM

Small group performance of a structured Madpad composition demonstrating leadership, improvisation, structure and musicianship.

HOMEWORK


Summer 2

WHOLE CLASS PERFORMANCE

Combining piano percussion guitar and voice to create a class performance. Revise the knowledge learnt over the year in practical work.

Year 9

Autumn 1

GUITAR CHORDS

Playing Sam Smith and Nirvana chord sequences.

HOMEWORK


Autumn 2

SINGING AND GUITAR

Perform a combination of songs over 4 chords, showing motor skills (singing and playing) guitar skills (strumming techniques and musical playing) and also composing skills (own section performed).

HOMEWORK


Spring 1

COMPOSING USING LOGIC®

Score reading, Logic skills, music technology skills, preparing for GCSE Music unit 3.

HOMEWORK


Spring 2

RECORDING USING LOGIC®

Successfully recording Audio and adding effects.

HOMEWORK

Summer 1

AQA STUDY PIECE

Understanding musical terminology whilst performing as a class.

HOMEWORK


Summer 2

WHOLE CLASS PERFORMANCE

Combining piano percussion guitar and voice to create a class performance. Revise the knowledge learnt over the year in practical work.

HOMEWORK

Year 10

Autumn 1

COMPOSING A SONG OR INSTRUMENT PIECE USING SOFTWARE

Structured piece with appropriate instrumentation.

HOMEWORK


Autumn 2

PERFORMANCE AS A GROUP OR SOLOIST

Recording of first group and solo performance leading to a live performance up to grade C standard.

HOMEWORK


Spring 1

COMPOSING TO A BRIEF

How the composition meets the criteria for Western Classical influences.

HOMEWORK


Spring 2

Unit 4: Improving the Compositon & Unit 1 Harmony & Tonality (AoS2)

Completion of Unit 4.  Unit 1 musical terms out of context.

HOMEWORK


Summer 1

Unit 1: Rhythm & Metre (AoS1) & Second opportunity to submit group/solo performance for Unit 3

Submission of Unit 3.  Exam questions.

HOMEWORK


Summer 2

Improving coursework individually & Unit 1: Structure and Form (AoS5)

Submission and grade of all coursework so far.

HOMEWORK

Year 11

Autumn 1

COMPOSING A SONG OR INSTRUMENT PIECE USING SOFTWARE

Structured piece with appropriate instrumentation.

HOMEWORK


Autumn 2

PERFORMANCE AS A GROUP OR SOLOIST

Recording of first group and solo performance leading to a live performance up to grade C standard.

HOMEWORK


Spring 1

COMPOSING TO A BRIEF

How the composition meets the criteria for Western Classical influences.

HOMEWORK


Spring 2

Unit 4: Improving the Compositon & Unit 1 Harmony & Tonality (AoS2)

Completion of Unit 4.  Unit 1 musical terms out of context.

HOMEWORK


Summer 1

Course Finished.

 

 

Past Papers

Key Stage 4

The AQA musical extracts are only available on CD and need to be specially requested. The music is not available online.  Without the musical extracts, students cannot revise.

 

Music Department's Practise Papers

December 2015 Mock 1+ Accompanying Audio Files

December 2015 Mock 2 + Accompanying Audio Files

December 2015 Mock 3 + Accompanying Audio Files