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22/09/21

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We are raising awareness of the importance of STEM and Engineering roles that bring solutions to global problems with Congratulations to the winning team ‘Nameless’ for their impressive design. 🤩🙌🏆 https://t.co/dN0RZlhEOL

22/09/21

Year 8 working with the RAF, building model planes! https://t.co/2mZetAXiKF

12/08/21

Congratulations to all of our Year 11’s on their hard work! https://t.co/AZoFK5N21p

18/07/21

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Been an amazing day today, thank you to for coming down and providing us with some new footballs! https://t.co/pEmrsvmLOI

23/03/21

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🇬🇧 London to Tokyo Challenge 🇯🇵 7441.19km to go 🚶🏃‍♀️🚲🏊 https://t.co/ZyJRuOaaJv

04/03/21

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Lockdown Bulletin 5 - w/c 01/03/2021 https://t.co/0iONDF9vDI

08/02/21

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Lockdown Bulletin 3 - w/c 08/02/2021 https://t.co/DhjkN6ZBst

09/12/20

Please visit our website: https://t.co/wFDGhJZ3mQ for further details. The consultation ends on 31st January 2021. https://t.co/pRNGhFDgGG

09/03/20

Finally, with Harris Academy Merton’s Spoken Word Challenge and staff getting dressed up for World Book Day! Well done to all! https://t.co/c4xqB3WQkX

09/03/20

All Year 11 & 12 took part in a challenging and rewarding mock interview day supported by the team https://t.co/SZxZu0plk5

09/03/20

Last week was a busy week at HAM! Ombudsman, Nicola Williams delivered a talk to our 6th Form Students 1/3 https://t.co/4UpzFhpr2X

11/02/20

Well done to the Harris Merton Trampolining Team. Overall results for the Harris Federation Trampoloning Competition: 3rd place in Novice and 3rd place in Intermediate categories https://t.co/JOsWxPePj1

27/01/20

Our Year 7 girls played a federation league game at home against Harris Academy Peckham last week. The girls played a fantastic game winning 7-0 with Tianna Reader scoring all 7 goals. Well played girls! https://t.co/B5NKuBhnkX

24/12/19

The Harris Merton Choir visited the Eltandia Hall care home for the elderly last week to sing a selection of Christmas songs and bring festive cheer. Wishing you all a Merry Christmas! https://t.co/Ev2EHuEJiZ

20/12/19

Harris Academy Merton Sixth Form students had the pleasure of delivering the school’s donations to the food bank at the New Horizon Centre Pollards Hill today. What a great way to reflect on the importance of community and generosity at this time of year. https://t.co/OtO6Wvinfr

10/12/19

Harris Merton hosted the Yr 8/9 girls borough basketball tournament yesterday playing against Wimbledon High School and Richards High School. We managed to win all our games to come first!! Player of the match was Kiyah Robertson (No 14) https://t.co/Z9tqAjls3W

18/10/19

Our award winners being presented with awards for their outstanding achievements or contribution to the Academy. Well done to all! https://t.co/d3fbbELOHp

17/10/19

Harris Merton hosted a Year 7 girls football tournament in partnership with this week. Many local Harris Academies attended and HAM's A team placed second! Well done to all involved https://t.co/NN9XkdM3Cb

11/10/19

Amazing performance from Harris in Harmony! An exceptionally talented group of students performing at the Harris Federation Annual Conference https://t.co/rwI0zHt7A3

11/10/19

Harris Academy Merton ranking highly among all schools in the Harris Federation and in the top 10% of schools nationally https://t.co/RBcEhfyMVg

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Music

Year 7

 

Link: Year 7 Music In Year Progression Plan

 

Assessment:

Performance: Students will work on developing their keyboard skills every lesson. Students will receive verbal feedback on their keyboard performance skills. Their teacher will track their progress over the course of each half term.

Composition: Students will complete a variety of composition tasks, where they will apply the skills and music devices they have studied to composing original music. Students will keep a log of their compositions in their books.

Listening: Students will complete a listening activity during most lessons. 

The levels students achieve for performing, composing and listening are combined to give them their overall level for KS3 music.

 

Useful Links:

https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/subjects/zmsvr82 - - KS3 BBC bitesize website for Music

https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/topics/zdxh34j - BBC bitesize website for Music theory

Year 8

 

Link: Year 8 Music In Year Progression Plan

 

Assessment:

Performance: Students will work on developing their keyboard skills every lesson. Students will receive verbal feedback on their keyboard performance skills. Their teacher will track their progress over the course of each half term.

Composition: Students will complete a variety of composition tasks, where they will apply the skills and music devices they have studied to composing original music. Students will keep a log of their compositions in their books.

Listening: Students will complete a listening activity during most lessons. 

The levels students achieve for performing, composing and listening are combined to give them their overall level for KS3 music.

 

Useful Links:

https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/subjects/zmsvr82 - - KS3 BBC bitesize website for Music

https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/topics/zdxh34j - BBC bitesize website for Music theory

Year 9

 

Link: Year 9 Music In Year Progression Plan

 

Assessment:

Performance: Students will work on developing their keyboard skills every lesson. Students will receive verbal feedback on their keyboard performance skills. Their teacher will track their progress over the course of each half term.

Composition: Students will complete a variety of composition tasks, where they will apply the skills and music devices they have studied to composing original music. Students will keep a log of their compositions in their books.

Listening: Students will complete a listening activity during most lessons. 

The levels students achieve for performing, composing and listening are combined to give them their overall level for KS3 music.

 

Useful Links:

https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/subjects/zmsvr82 - - KS3 BBC bitesize website for Music

https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/topics/zdxh34j - BBC bitesize website for Music theory

Year 10

 

Link: Year 10 Music In Year Progression Plan

Link: Exam Specification

 

Subject: GCSE Music
Exam Board: Eduqas
Syllabus Number: 601/8131/X
Teacher Responsible: Mr Garwe

Introduction:

Students will develop theoretical musical skills such as composition, performance and appraisal.

They will be encouraged to engage critically and creatively with a wide range of music and musical contexts and reflect on how music is used in the expression of personal and collective identities.

Students will have the opportunity to perform individually and in groups of varied size.

Aims of the course:

The course is designed to:

  • Provide students with the opportunity to gain self-confidence and develop team working skills through performing to others
  • Extend students' creative skills through composing music
  • Encourage an understanding of the importance of continuous evaluation and refinement in any process
  • Provide a solid foundation for progression to music related courses, including A-level Music, and a career in music professions

How you are assessed:

Component 1: Performance (30% of qualification):

  • Total duration of performances: 4-6 minutes
  • 1 solo performance
  • 1 ensemble performance

Component 2: Composing (30% of qualification):

  • Total duration of compositions: 4-6 minutes
  • The first composition is a free composition for which students set their own brief
  • The second composition is in response to a brief set by the exam board.

Component 3: Appraising (40% of qualification):

  • Written examination: 1hour 15 minutes
  • Eight questions in total, two on each of the four areas of study:
    • AOS1: Musical Forms and Devices
    • AOS2: Music for Ensemble
    • AOS3: Film Music
    • AOS4: Popular Music

Useful Resources:

  • Badinerie by J.S. Bach (set work)
  • Africa by Toto (set work)
  • www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/gcse/music/

Instrumental Lessons

We are delighted to announce that Harris Academy Merton in conjunction with Merton Music Foundation will be offering 1-1  instrumental lessons in piano, singing and violin.

For more information click on the links below.

Merton Music Foundation- Letter to Parents and Carers