A Level Music at The Whitby High School
Through the exploration of two areas of study, candidates will develop
and understand how sounds are organised.
There will be one set of musical work for each of the AS and A2 years.
There is a choice of topics including, amongst others, Musical
Theatre, Popular Music and 1960 and Four Decades of Jazz and Blues.
Students in each year course will have a choice of free composition,
compositional techniques or arranging to a brief provided by the
The brief for AS students is based on a folk song and for A2 is in a rock,
pop or jazz style. AS candidates will offer two performances chosen
from solo, ensemble or performances that are technology based. For
A2, candidates are required to present 10-15 minute programme using
acoustic instruments and/or music technology.
Five A*-C grades at GCSE required.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Whitby High School directly.