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General Information - Music

Directors of Music

David Hickson - BA (Hons) Philosophy

David.Hickson@bridgeacademy.hackney.sch.uk 

Kathryn Judd - B.Mus. (Hons.), PGCE (Music)

Kathryn.Judd@bridgeacademy.hackney.sch.uk 

Vision

We aim to provide an inclusive department that is firmly based on creativity, practical involvement and genuine exploration.

We aim to provide an outstanding standard of teaching and facilitate a high level of musical achievement for our students, taking full advantage of our superb facilities and harnessing the substantial contributions of our many exciting partner organisations. Music can make a powerful contribution to students’ education, development and future success. We aspire to sustain a wide and deep engagement with music.

Staff – Post and Qualifications and contact details

Music Teacher / Gifted & Talented: Richard Lloyd BA (Hons.) MTL
Richard.Lloyd@bridgeacademy.hackney.sch.uk 

Music Teacher / Primary Link: Uzo Nwanaga B.Performing Arts (Music)
Uzo.Nwanaga@bridgeacademy.hackney.sch.uk 

Music Technician: Donnie Burgess
Donnie.Burgess@bridgeacademy.hackney.sch.uk 

Achievements

2014 Results

GCSE Music 87% A*-C
BTEC Music 100% Merit
AS Music 100% A*- E, 50% A*-B
A2 Music 100% A* - E, 100% A*-B

How to succeed in this subject:

The key is to focus on a musical instrument, which could be the voice or any other instrument, and to play it, or sing, every day.

We have an open-practice club every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and open access to music technology on the same days. Additionally, we run around 20 different clubs so get involved and get singing and playing! It is important to have an open mind about music and to actively seek out new listening experiences.

Important Links:

www.youtube.com/channel/UC_gHhtWQafjTn_3BNS0Jw1w 

www.makingmusicfun.net

www.buttonbass.com

www.incredibox.com

www.hackneyempire.co.uk/music 

Principal:
Mr Chris Brown

Vice Principals:
Kelly Harris (KS3)
Paddy Cassidy (KS4)
Alison Underwood (Sixth Form)
Jennifer Evans

Finance &
Resources Director:

Ken Robb