Music at Moorlands Sixth Form College
This qualification has a straightforward structure with three engaging components, assessed through practical performances, conpositions and one externally examined paper.
Provides a real music focus - the key content of musical elements, contents and language.
Holistic understanding of music- investigate, analysie and evalute music and its features.
Breadth and depth - Set works enable students to conduct in-depth studies into different musical styles and genres and place these within a wider context.
Diverse musical heritage - perform, compose and appreciate different types of music, developing critical and creative thinking, cultural, aesthetic and emotional awareness and the ability to make music individually and as part of a group.
Continuous progressions - builds on understanding at KS4, avoiding unnecessary repetition while also ensuring that learners new to the subject are appropriately supported.
Progressions to higher education - the content allows students to develop their knowledge and skills of music enabling them to progress into undergradute music or music related degree courses.
Minimum of 5 higher grades at GCSE including English and maths.
Ideally a GCSE in music and grade 4-5 standard on an instrument and grade V theory is preferred.
Listening, analysis and essay writing. External examination and teacher assessment.
Universities and Music Colleges will expect you to have studied A Level if you want to study music.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Moorlands Sixth Form College directly.