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Music AS & A Level at Coloma Convent Girls' School

Course description

  • Appraising Music
  • Performance
  • Composition

Students will study music from three different areas, one of which must be music of the Western Classical tradition.

The performance will be recorded and can be a solo or an ensemble or both.

In composition the candidate must submit two compositions as coursework, one of which is in a style of the candidate’s choosing, the other according to a brief set by the board.

Entry requirements

The chosen pathway requirements and at least Grade B in GCSE Music

The ability to reach Grade 5 standard on an instrument or voice by the end of Year 12 and Grade 6 by the end of Year 13.

Candidates should have Grade V Theory before embarking on the course. If they do not have Grade V Theory, they must attend Grade V Theory classes and aim to sit the examination as soon as possible.


  • The Appraising component is 40% of the mark
  • The Performing component is 35% of the total mark
  • The Composition component is worth 25% of the total mark

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Coloma Convent Girls' School directly.

Last updated date: 11 January 2017
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