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08/08/22

POP-UP SHOP *TUESDAY 9th AUGUST* Tomorrow Khalsa schoolwear will be at the academy from 11am-3pm hosting a uniform pop-up shop😄 See the poster below for more details! https://t.co/2rrU2XrfzY

01/08/22

Retweetd From Danny Vehit 🫧⚒🫧

We coach grassroots football to talented and amazing young ladies,to start them on the journey to becoming the future of women’s football. Huge credit goes to For making huge steps towards making this happen. ⚽️💙⚽️

31/07/22

Wow! Congratulations girls👏🏼 https://t.co/nYYwSvPNks

19/07/22

*NON-UNIFORM DAY* Tomorrow all students are invited to wear their own clothes to the academy for the last day of term.

19/07/22

*SPORTS TOUR TO SPAIN* 🇪🇸 We have an incredible opportunity for next years Year 9 and 10 students to join us on a Football and Netball Sports Tour to Salou, Spain! Please see your emails to register your interest before Wednesday at 10am 🖊 🧳 ✈️ ⚽️ 🏃🏼‍♀️

19/07/22

Congratulations to Harris Academy Mayflower; clear winner of a bouquet from HARI for the smartest dressed students at our HARI transition week. https://t.co/tml9I1lWJa

18/07/22

A huge thank you to for reacting so quickly and providing us with earlier buses to our car park🙌🏼 Students will be able to get the bus at 1:45pm from the academy carpark.

14/07/22

Yesterday our students were part of a youth orchestra with modulo for the day from rehearsals to tech runs then a final performance of the day. They studied their section brass and composed sections of music to add to the final performance 🎭 https://t.co/pBUcKExIZD

13/07/22

Retweetd From Harris Federation Music

our young saxophonists are really inspired by you 🤩🎷. They loved participating in Modulo with today and wanted to share this with you! https://t.co/GzirkCDuQx

11/07/22

The awards have arrived for our Sports Awards evening 🏆 https://t.co/vvmlVW2fil

09/07/22

Lots going on next week in the PE dept! Monday - Year 7 Sports Day Tuesday - Year 8 Sports Day Wednesday - Year 9 Sports Day Friday - Year 10 Sports Day Arrive in your PE kit and bring plenty of water, suncream and a hat☀️

08/07/22

What a week it’s been! It has been great getting to know our new Year 7 students this week. We are looking forward to seeing you again in September! https://t.co/4Z5bR4m8Hf

07/07/22

Today Year 10 Geographers visited Walton on the Naze to collect data as part of their GCSE Geography course. Students had a brilliant day and we even managed to get some fish and chips and ice cream after a long day of fieldwork 🍦 ☀️ https://t.co/FcbkAOpEe9

07/07/22

Making new friends - students from 4 different primary schools at HARI transition this week 🧡 https://t.co/Gn6GdqvoGk

05/07/22

Day 2 of transition week is well underway. Students had a briefing with Mr Balogun this morning all on behaviour and self-regulation. https://t.co/heTw2Tk6QR

04/07/22

Well done to all our new Year 7’s for a very successful first day! It was great to meet you all. See you tomorrow ready for Day 2!

03/07/22

DEPARTURE⏰ Our year 6 transition students will be leaving the academy at 3:15pm (except Friday)

03/07/22

If your child requires any medication on site you must meet with our medical officer at the front gate to drop off any medication and forms!🧑‍⚕️

03/07/22

You will need to wear your primary school uniform throughout the week👔 You will be required to bring in your PE kit on the days you have PE on your timetable (not Day 1)

03/07/22

PACKED LUNCH 🍱 Our year 6 transition students will need to bring a packed lunch with them every day!

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Music

The key stage 3 music curriculum aims to contribute to the school’s high-quality education through; 

  1. Generating a passion for music as a discipline to perform and compose thought provoking work, through observing profession examples of work. 

  1. Developing musical techniques to explore a variety of contexts or respond to stimuli, which will extend their musical repertoire by experimenting with sound, through performing, composing and listening. 

  1. Preparing students for the study of musicianship, through knowledge of performance skills, musical analysis, and application of music theory. To enable them to create disciplined performances, that make a connection with the audience and create new improvised ideas. 

  1. Enabling students to learn about musicians and composers from the past and be aware of career paths in the music industry. 

  1. Supporting pupils to work collaboratively, to perform, compose and notate pieces of work which will maintain the attention of an audience, and to reflect on and evaluate their own performances and that of others, both in the class, and the professional world of the music industry. 

The key stage 4 music curriculum aims to contribute to the school’s high-quality education through. 

  1. Using the specification from Eduqas, generating a passion for music, as a discipline to perform and compose thought provoking work, through observing professional examples of work from the four areas of study; western classical tradition (musical forms and devices), music for ensemble, film music and popular music.  

  1. Developing musical techniques to explore a variety of contexts or respond to stimuli, which will extend their musical repertoire and portfolio by experimenting with sound, through performing, composing and listening. 

  1. Preparing students for the study of musicianship, through knowledge of performance skills, musical analysis, and application of music theory. To enable them to create disciplined performances, that make a connection with the audience and create new improvised ideas.  

  1. Enabling students to learn about musicians and composers from the past and be aware of career paths in the music industry. 

  1. Supporting pupils to work collaboratively, to perform, compose and notate pieces of work which will maintain the attention of an audience, and to reflect on and evaluate their own performances and that of others, both in the class, and the professional world of the music industry. Enabling them to appraise music effectively so they can also competently answer exam style questions in component 3 of the Eduqas exam paper in summer exam year 11. 

Substantive and second-order understanding 

Studying music requires both substantive understanding of western and non-western ideologies and second order understanding of the process of creating performance pieces, which has been used by past and present musicians. 

  1. Substantive Knowledge refers to the substance of music; musical elements, music theory, genres, styles, instrumental technique, sound, stage presence, performance and composition. 

  1. First Order concepts refer to past musical concepts, for example opera, overture, choral, expression, fusion, music technology, Bach, Haydn, Debussy, 20th and 21st century (Political and social). 

  1. Second order (Procedural) Knowledge are the tools needed to perform through developing disciplined performance and practice skills, teamwork, confidence, focus, timing, pace, accuracy, time management, musicality