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Music at All Saints School

Course description

AS Modules:

Module 1: Performance - one or more pieces lasting a total of 5-6 minutes (Grade V is the expected level of competence). The piece/s may be in any style and may be solo items or as part of an ensemble
Module 2: This unit encourages students to develop their composition skills leading to the creation of a final 3-minute piece in response to a chosen brief.
Module 3: Listening and Understanding - learning to respond to the elements present in music and accurately describe/write them. A study of pieces from two different areas of study to develop skills in musical analysis, aural recognition.

A2 Modules:

Module 4: A recital of around 15 minutes. (Grade VI)
Module 5: Composing - an extension of the compositional techniques worked on in module 2 and/or harmony techniques.
Module 6: History and Analysis - a 45 minute listening test and a further written paper based on the study of a new set pieces including an essay based answer.

Entry requirements

GCSE Average Grade Score of 40 or more, plus at least Grade 5 in Theory and Practical Music Exam (a B in Music is also preferred).

If a student hasn’t studied GCSE Music, then entry on the course will be through interview.

For further details on entry requirements and to calculate your GCSE Score, please click here

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact All Saints School directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years