Music GCSE at Firth Park Academy
There are four main areas:
Coursework composing 25% of total
You will have to write two pieces of music based on the areas of study - one must be from Music for Special Events. This will include the use of computers and the recording studio.
Coursework performing 25 % of total
You will have to perform on your own and as part of a group. This will be assessed at various stages.
Integrated Assignment 25% of total
You will have to compose and record a piece based on an assignment, set by the exam board. These are taken from:
Music for film
Music for dance
Pop music from 1960
Listening and Appraising Test 25% of total
During the 2 year course you will listen to and learn about a v ariety of musical styles. There is a written listening exam paper a t the end of the course.
How to apply
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