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15/02/19

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All-through primary phase staff are raring to go! Writing focused training with https://t.co/rEgNBVJl9a

15/02/19

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Another good day for the sports teams. As the year 10 boys football team won in a convincing 2-0 win over Bow School. While, the year 7 & 8 basketball team were narrowly defeated in their first basketball game of the year against . https://t.co/sKDLe23SNN

14/02/19

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yesterday’s beginner skiers learning the basics before the trip ⛷ https://t.co/EImtzXH9gY

14/02/19

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Our beginner skiers picked up skiing very quickly yesterday ! https://t.co/5Katd7Dic5

14/02/19

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Our & have time for discussion and reflection with around in the classroom and the links to . https://t.co/fux4W8r5tk

14/02/19

Hi, can you please let me know what lesson your child was let out late from and I will look in to this for you. Thanks

14/02/19

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"I have also found my colleagues at Chobham Academy to be very helpful and knowledgeable, and I feel like I am part of a family." Meet Dario, who is training to teach Physics at through the programme https://t.co/u0KCf9yQG3

13/02/19

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Well done to the year 7 boys football team! The team were victorious in an emphatic 8-2 win against Eastlea Community School. Our joint MOM’s were Christian with his 4 goals ⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️ & Vlad who was a rock in defence. Well done boys 👏⚽️ https://t.co/s8NPCvKqjI

12/02/19

Trip to Madrid/Valladolid- 7-11 July 2019. £569 all inclusive. Packed with fun! Register by February 27th. https://t.co/xlqLcbsmWD

12/02/19

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This afternoon, the year 12 CTEC class delivered some excellent sports sessions to various year 7 & 8 students as part of their sports coaching unit. ⚽️🏀🏓 https://t.co/EbpQHZKllm

11/02/19

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"...asking a Year 7 ‘What is English?’ the student said, ‘Analysing texts’ and when asked ‘Why?’ the reply came ‘To prepare for tests." Brilliant article from on the case for the authentic experience of English https://t.co/hVuuW4gJ5A

11/02/19

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As well as commissioning research into the changing attitudes towards work perks, we recently teamed up with in to produce a video and find out what the next generation of workers expect from their future employers: https://t.co/88i2zC81lT https://t.co/mxkkcDcrIV

08/02/19

Parents - Did you know poor attendance suggests to colleges and employers that these students are unreliable?

08/02/19

Parents - Did you know prolonged absence from school can lead to loneliness?

06/02/19

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Fixup at today Action Jackson's mission of the day Aim for excellence in your studies – Try your hardest 👌 Planning for the future!

06/02/19

London Lions and Chobham Academy Basketball Partnership 2019 https://t.co/TaF700d2zb

06/02/19

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"I have also found my colleagues at Chobham Academy to be very helpful and knowledgeable, and I feel like I am part of a family." Meet Dario, who is training to teach Physics at through the programme https://t.co/u0KCf9yQG3

05/02/19

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A-level Music

A Level Music (AQA)

Aims

To encourage students to:

  • engage actively in the process of music study
  • develop performing skills to demonstrate an understanding of musical elements, style, sense of continuity, interpretations and expression
  • develop composing skills to demonstrate the manipulation of musical ideas and the use of musical devices and conventions
  • recognise the interdependence of musical knowledge, understanding and skills, and make links between the integrated activities of performing, composing and appraising underpinned by attentive listening
  • broaden musical experience and interests, develop imagination and foster creativity
  • develop and extend the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to communicate effectively as musicians
  • develop knowledge and understanding of variety of instruments and styles, and of relevant approaches to both performing and composing
  • develop awareness of music technologies and their use in the creation and presentation of music
  • appraise contrasting genres, styles and traditions of music, and develop understanding of musical contexts and a coherent awareness of musical chronology
  • develop as effective, independent learners and as critical and reflective thinkers with enquiring minds
  • reflect critically and make personal judgements on their own and others’ music
  • engage with, and extend appreciation of, the diverse heritage of music in order to promote personal, social, intellectual and cultural development.

Content

  1. Appraising music
  2. Performance
  3. Composition

Assessment

Component 1: Appraising music

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Component 2: Performance

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Component 3: Composition

What’s assessed

  • Listening
  • Analysis
  • Contextual understanding

 

What’s assessed

Music performance

 

 

 

What’s assessed

Composition

 

 

How it’s assessed

Exam paper with listening and written questions using excerpts of music.

 

 

How it’s assessed

Solo and/or ensemble performing as an instrumentalist, or vocalist and/or music production (via technology).

 

How it’s assessed

  • Composition 1: Composition to a brief
  • Composition 2: Free composition
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Questions

  • Section A: Listening (56 marks)
  • Section B: Analysis (34 marks)
  • Section C: Essay (30 marks)

This component is 40% of A-level marks (120 marks).

 

Requirement

A minimum of ten minutes of performance in total externally marked by AQA examiners.

This component is 35% of A-level marks (50 marks)

 

 

Requirement

A minimum of four and a half minutes of music in total externally marked by AQA examiners.

This component is 25% of A-level marks (50 marks)