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14/09/17

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12/09/17

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07/09/17

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24/08/17

Our Year 11 students are enjoying some wonderful GCSE results today! Congratulations to you all! https://t.co/A6P5w1RSOo

17/08/17

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25/07/17

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20/07/17

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19/07/17

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18/07/17

There will be an early (3pm) dismissal for students on the World Para Athletic Championships trip due to an early end to the event.

18/07/17

Some of our students are at the Olympic Park enjoying the World Para Athletic Championships! https://t.co/a7Yr6Mbzes

17/07/17

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17/07/17

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17/07/17

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Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

Music

This is the Curriculum Overview for Music.  A Long Term Plan for each year group can be viewed below.  Links to the homework and a breakdown for each unit (Medium Term Plan) will be made available by the start of each half-term. 

You can contact the Subject Coordinator of Performing Arts by emailing: performingarts@harrispurley.org.uk

Year 7

Autumn 1

💾  MTP (LTP and all MTPs)

Assessment Focus

Small group singing in parts.

💾  PADLET HOMEWORK

 

Autumn 2

💾  MTP (LTP and all MTPs)

Assessment Focus

Playing short 4 bar melodies with the right hand only.

💾 PADLET HOMEWORK

 

 

Spring 1

💾  MTP (LTP and all MTPs)

Assessment Focus

Performing as a small group for the 12 bar blues.

💾  PADLET HOMEWORK

 

 

Spring 2

💾  MTP (LTP and all MTPs)

Assessment Focus

A small group structured rhythmic performance.

💾 PADLET HOMEWORK

 

 

Summer 1

💾  MTP (LTP and all MTPs)

Assessment Focus

A 16 bar sampled piece showing specific music tech techniquest.

💾  PADLET HOMEWORK

 

 

Summer 2

💾  MTP (LTP and all MTPs)

Assessment Focus

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

💾  PADLET HOMEWORK

Year 8

Autumn 1

💾  MTP (LTP and all MTPs)

Assessment Focus

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

💾  PADLET HOMEWORK

 

 

Autumn 2

💾  SINGING AND GUITAR

Assessment Focus

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

💾  PADLET HOMEWORK

 

 

Spring 1

💾  IMPROVING PIANO PARTS

Assessment Focus

Improvising melody over 3 chords.

💾  PADLET HOMEWORK

 

 

Spring 2

💾  Recording MIDI in Logic ®

Assessment Focus

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

💾  PADLET HOMEWORK

 

 

Summer 1

💾  Working with rhythm

Assessment Focus

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

💾 PADLET HOMEWORK

 

 

Summer 2

💾  Whole Class Performance

Assessment Focus

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

Assessment Focus

Playing Sam Smith and Nirvana chord sequences.

💾  PADLET HOMEWORK

 

Autumn 2

💾  SINGING AND GUITAR

Assessment Focus

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).

💾  PADLET HOMEWORK

 

 

Spring 1

💾  COMPOSING USING LOGIC®

Assessment Focus

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

💾  PADLET HOMEWORK

 

 

Spring 2

💾  RECORDING USING LOGIC®

Assessment Focus

Successfully recording Audio and adding effects.

💾  PADLET HOMEWORK

 

 

Summer 1

💾  AQA STUDY PIECE

Assessment Focus

Understanding musical terminology whilst performing as a class.

💾  PADLET HOMEWORK

 

 

Summer 2

💾  WHOLE CLASS PERFORMANCE

Assessment Focus

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

💾  PADLET HOMEWORK

Year 10

Autumn 1

💾  COMPOSING A SONG OR INSTRUMENT PIECE USING SOFTWARE

Assessment Focus

Structured piece with appropriate instrumentation.

💾  PADLET HOMEWORK

 

 

Autumn 2

💾  PERFORMANCE AS A GROUP OR SOLOIST

Assessment Focus

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

💾  PADLET HOMEWORK

 

 

Spring 1

💾  COMPOSING TO A BRIEF

Assessment Focus

How the composition meets the criteria for Western Classical influences.

💾  PADLET HOMEWORK

 

 

Spring 2

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

Assessment Focus

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

💾  PADLET HOMEWORK

 

 

Summer 1

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

Assessment Focus

Submission of Unit 3.  Exam questions.

💾  PADLET HOMEWORK

 

 

Summer 2

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

Assessment Focus

Submission and grade of all coursework so far.

💾  PADLET HOMEWORK

Year 11

Autumn 1

💾  COMPOSING A SONG OR INSTRUMENT PIECE USING SOFTWARE

Assessment Focus

Structured piece with appropriate instrumentation.

💾  PADLET HOMEWORK

 

 

Autumn 2

💾  PERFORMANCE AS A GROUP OR SOLOIST

Assessment Focus

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

💾  PADLET HOMEWORK

 

 

Spring 1

💾  COMPOSING TO A BRIEF

Assessment Focus

How the composition meets the criteria for Western Classical influences.

💾  PADLET HOMEWORK

 

 

Spring 2

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

Assessment Focus

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

💾  PADLET 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