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05/04/19

Wishing all of our students and staff an enjoyable Easter holiday!

05/04/19

And to you too!

05/04/19

Please email Mr Wigington at b.wigington.org.uk, he is our Head of PE and I am sure he will be able to help. Many thanks

05/04/19

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We've built four new schools to educate local children and support our growing population https://t.co/NCsoHxrshD

05/04/19

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

Many thanks to for hosting a very entertaining game of football involving Booby Moore Academy & the year 7 football team. Well done to everybody who played 👏⚽️ https://t.co/OLpJk7QHke

05/04/19

Well done to the chobham Lendlease challenge group who won in the final on Wednesday, a fabulous design and presentation by all! https://t.co/dV5KxrH8dh

03/04/19

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Not a bad location for our Challenge finale today! Good luck to all of our participants ⭐️ https://t.co/cFvwcOq5gH

03/04/19

On their final day Year 12 geographers are analysing the data they collected yesterday at the coast. https://t.co/6m5CPhodIk

03/04/19

Thank you for addressing this, hopefully we can resolve it

02/04/19

Year 12 Geographers are looking at erosion on the North Norfolk coast and protection at Overstrand as part of their field course. https://t.co/UvotWk2Fhc

01/04/19

Year 12 Geographers have arrived in Cromer as part of the sixth form geography field trip https://t.co/2KY4X5SONm

01/04/19

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Our ‘women in aviation’ programme finale about to take off at amazing yacht hotel! 💫 🚤 can’t wait to watch the girls’ presentations! https://t.co/WL1Hv9xqxO

29/03/19

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Employees from have volunteered with Code Club at 's neighbours for the past 3 months and yesterday marked the last session of the programme. It's been hugely impressive to see the students taking on these new skills so effortlessly https://t.co/KiVa1Zeb78

29/03/19

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

The final stop for the year 8 students is a visit to the brand new strength and conditioning suite to participate in some fitness testing.🏋️‍♂️ https://t.co/mctChA7V1B

29/03/19

Chobham Year 8 students visit Kings College Cambridge https://t.co/w6sw4QODfk

27/03/19

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15 year 8 students have attended the University of Brighton for a day of fun sports and an insight into sport related degrees at higher education. https://t.co/SHz2FiEsjZ

27/03/19

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

The year 8 PE innovation day has began with a talk from about possible avenues through sport, living away from home, budgeting, making friends, social life and much more. https://t.co/km5PBV2gin

27/03/19

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Just before lunch the year 8 students took part in team bonding activities where they designed their very own indoor caves. https://t.co/q1xKLy9t1m

27/03/19

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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)