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Music A Level at Ysgol Y Strade

Course description


MU1 Performing
MU2 Composing
MU3 Appraising

A Level

Candidates can choose an extended option of MU4,MU5 and MU6 – (20%)

MU4 Performing
MU5 Composing
MU6 Appraising

Course content

MU1: Solo and/or ensemble performance

MU2: Two contrasting compositions

MU3: One listening examination

MU4A: Solo and/or ensemble performance

MU4B: Solo and/or ensemble performance

MU5A: Two contrasting compositions

MU5B:  Three contrasting compositions

MU6A: One written examination

MU6B: One written examination

Entry requirements

Although each student will be considered on an individual basis for entry onto the course it would be beneficial to have 5 GCSE’s (A*-C) or better to include a grade C in Music.


MU1: External

MU2: Internal/External

MU3: External

MU4A/MU4B: External

MU5A/MU5B: Internal

MU6A/MU6B: External

Future opportunities

The Music course encourages students to; broaden experience, develop imagination, foster creativity and promote personal and social development.

Further information

Examining Body: WJEC

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ysgol Y Strade directly.

Last updated date: 22 November 2016

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