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22/09/21

Our virtual open evening is now live!! https://t.co/0r3VKdUW5G

21/09/21

Our virtual open evening goes live soon! https://t.co/PzZ3HYpcen

21/09/21

Our virtual open evening is tomorrow! Unfortunately we are not running a face to face open evening.

08/09/21

The drama begins! https://t.co/1jRLYsO6Nq

22/08/21

Retweetd From LoftPhysics

Planning the end points for my new team. So excited to see the impact we can make. Watch this space!! Some big plans https://t.co/X8J5hi1FgP

16/08/21

Around 175 students day one of summer school today - good day ! https://t.co/Ig2yTvKYAd

16/08/21

Calm before the storm - ready for new year 7 summer school https://t.co/HGQiPVc3lZ

13/08/21

Congratulations on NPQH!

13/08/21

Compare yourself to the best they say! Harris Academy Riverside students achieved the highest average A Level grades in The Harris Federation! Students at Cambridge, St Andrew’s, King’s, Queen Mary’s and many other prestigious universities. We start again - watch this space. https://t.co/cAPdWsSdDa

13/08/21

Off to York to do Economics! https://t.co/l4IUK1YZ9k

13/08/21

Getting ready for summer school? here! https://t.co/sXLPybRnKg https://t.co/juv0AhfA22

11/08/21

Retweetd From Harris Academy Ockendon

A huge well done to Kacia Matthieu for achieving A* A* A* The best results ever in our school's history! We wish her every success studying Sociology at Loughborough University https://t.co/sPq3BmJJMB

11/08/21

Looking forward to our year 12 enrolment tomorrow! Good luck to all of our local students tomorrow, Harris and non Harris! Go here if you are interested in our 6th form. https://t.co/5FWisewVSx https://t.co/nyc5kytAcH

11/08/21

Retweetd From Brampton Manor

It’s A*A*A* who is heading off to Harvard University on a full scholarship. We are super proud of Kenny and wish him good success at Harvard! https://t.co/dzHmOvswN1

11/08/21

Retweetd From Department for Education

Chloe from had high aspirations when getting her A level grades today. No-one in her family had been to university and she dreamed of being a doctor. We followed Chloe opening her results and telling her mum. https://t.co/cesT5yxVu9

11/08/21

Retweetd From HGAEDTales

So proud of our A level students getting fantastic results. Also very excited that we have a student going to to study medicine. We really appreciate all our links with

11/08/21

Check out the amazing grades of our year 13 students and get inspired by the destinations and subjects they have chosen: what and where they will study and where they will live https://t.co/yL680mBKGx https://t.co/kdMJctIuF2

11/08/21

Retweetd From Harris Bermondsey

A huge well done to our post 16 students for another superb set of results this year. Our students secured incredibly exciting university places, including to study Veterinary Nursing, Law and Pharmacology, with 25% of offers from Russell Group universities https://t.co/bnPFHvds2m

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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