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26/02/21

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ALERT 🚨 **** has arrived! We are looking for an in to join our wonderful team . We are building capacity as more of our students have a passion for a career in science! So if you want to know more please DM me https://t.co/aegVvzklIO

24/02/21

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Exciting opportunity! Second in charge of maths position available... come and join us on our incredible journey (Please RT) https://t.co/gIEUII1Bkq

20/02/21

So proud of our very own Dr D! Part of our superb teaching team https://t.co/ClwVnatQDu

29/01/21

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Well-being Friday 10K ✅ https://t.co/ilqBREbZjz

29/01/21

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T&L bulletin issue 7- this is all about modelling and how it can support learners. If you enjoy it please share 😁 https://t.co/Q6JvtvapZN

18/01/21

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Exciting opportunity for a for . We have developed a business curriculum that runs from year 7-11 as it is something we believe is important for our young people. If you would like to apply here is the link https://t.co/rGz56ZB3cx

15/01/21

Retweeted From Esther Brooks

Incredible opportunity to join a in Croydon this September. https://t.co/DXnqtog5Le

15/01/21

Retweeted From Esther Brooks

Are you keen to develop your career in a Croydon School? are recruiting now for September 2021. https://t.co/XNSla7mh06

15/01/21

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Are you local to the community and keen to make a difference to our school? We are looking for committed individuals from the local community to join our Schools Standards Board. https://t.co/fuh33EoVGI

15/01/21

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Are you keen to develop your career in a School? are recruiting now for September 2021. https://t.co/eQSzZG1xZI

13/01/21

FSM hampers being distributed today including recipe cards to make meals at home https://t.co/LTPKzI27Kg

08/01/21

Retweeted From Mrs Singleton 🧬🦠

T&L Bulletin 4 for written by the amazing on our mission to embed Oracy across the curriculum. Probably more important now than ever! https://t.co/gfuUCCuVC5

24/12/20

Wishing our wonderful staff, students and families a very safe and Happy Christmas! https://t.co/PJ8jvb7ibc

17/12/20

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To all our influencers Thank you! says it far better than I! https://t.co/t96fYrvF6q

15/12/20

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Final T&L bulletin for the term for ... this is all about encouraging reading! features heavily ☺️ Bravo https://t.co/yLAMVUhmH1

05/12/20

Our T&L team bulletin no. 2! https://t.co/KGqZszg9Fn

02/12/20

Proud to launch our T&L bulletin! Thank you to and the Meridian LP team for sharing this with our staff! Too good not to share! https://t.co/5sk15Pn1Gq

15/11/20

Retweeted From Esther Brooks

Incredible opportunity for a recent graduate to support our sustainable school improvement journey = https://t.co/oDCDlD88RE

15/11/20

Retweeted From Esther Brooks

Part time SENDco to join our dynamic inclusion team - suitable for new to role or experienced, working alongside experienced SENDcos in the school. with https://t.co/x8wrCa8X1U

15/11/20

Retweeted From Esther Brooks

Proud that and have achieved the ‘We've embraced Thrive in our setting’ status. https://t.co/TXRFSmOU70

Music

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What is Music for at Meridian High School?

As a school we believe in, and promote, traditional British values of respect for all and the liberty of the individual, an understanding and celebration of diverse cultural and religious beliefs and the freedom to make the most of one’s talents. The music curriculum and enrichment programme at Meridian High School is therefore designed to nurture the skills and knowledge required to foster these beliefs amongst our students and to ignite their creativity.

Music lessons and extra-curricular activities provide students with the opportunity to experience musical sound through performing, composing and listening based learning tasks. By enabling our students to access and study a range of music from different cultures, historical contexts and styles, they are able to become intelligent consumers of music who have an appreciation for and awareness of musical and cultural conventions. Our students are provided with the opportunity to showcase their talents at a range of events throughout the academic year and are supported to improve and grow as musicians, and as well-rounded individuals, through the study of music. 

Why does Music as a subject matter?

Music is a universal language. It pervades our daily lives and whilst we do not all share the same musical traditions, tastes or values, music is present and, to varying degrees, has value in everybody’s life. Similarly to the way music itself can offer many things to us on many different levels, so too can music education. 

The music curriculum has been created to provide young people with a range of musical experiences that they may not otherwise be able to access in their lives outside of formal education. By studying music in school, young people are provided with a safe environment to explore their creativity and emotional freedom, to cultivate new skills and to understand how musical experiences can benefit them personally. Moreover, it provides them with a vital opportunity for simultaneous intellectual, social, personal and creative development that may not be accessed in the same way elsewhere in the curriculum. 

What does Music help young people to achieve?

Music education is widely considered to promote and nurture many of those desirable traits and life skills that young people are required to develop in order to become positive contributors to society, exceptional leaders and creative thinkers.

Beyond the intrinsic value of music to cultures worldwide, music education has been proven to equip students with the fundamental abilities to learn, for example enhancing fine motor skills and developing a superior working memory. It also assists student academic achievement in other subject areas by improving students’ ability to recall and retain verbal information and enhancing thinking skills.

Furthermore, it allows students to develop the capacities, skills and knowledge essential for lifelong success, such as fostering resilience, perseverance, creativity, confidence, self-esteem and the ability to communicate in different ways. Additionally, for those students who are passionate about music and wish to pursue a career in the arts, studying music at school prepares them for this and supports them in achieving this goal.


 

Qualification title:

NCFE Music 

Additional learning resources:

  • www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/gcse/music/
  • GCSE AQA Music (For the Grade 9-1 Exams) - Complete Revision & Practice by CGP Books
  • GCSE Music Exam Practice Workbook - for Grade 9-1 Course (with Audio CD & Answers)