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Music AS Level at Saffron Walden County High School

Course description

You will compose, perform and analyse music with the aim of broadening your
understanding of how music works. All students on this course are expected to
fully engage with the extensive performance opportunities in the department.

Course content

Year 12
The first two elements are each worth 30% of the AS qualification. The third element looks at the development of the symphony from 1750-1830 and then offers a choice of studying Rock and Pop, Musical Theatre or Jazz.

Entry requirements

GCSE 5 in Music + Grade 6 on Instrument + Grade 5 in Theory


Your grade is based on individual and ensemble performances, composition, and developing and demonstrating your musical understanding through close analysis.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Saffron Walden County High School directly.

Last updated date: 18 October 2017

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year