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Music at St Chads Catholic and Church of England High School

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This course will encourage candidates to: Develop their understanding and appreciation of a range of different kinds of music, extend their own interests and increase their ability to make judgements about musical quality; Acquire the knowledge, skills and understanding needed to: • make music, both individually and in groups; • develop a life-long interest in music, e.g. through community music making; • progress to further study, e.g. AS/A2 and other equivalent qualifications, and/or to follow a music-related career, where appropriate; Develop broader life-skills and attributes including critical and creative thinking, aesthetic sensitivity and emotional and cultural development.


The scheme of assessment will require candidates to demonstrate aural perception, musical knowledge and understanding and communication through the following skills: Performing -  Singing and/or playing an individual part with technical control, expression and suitable interpretation. Two performances are required: • a solo, which may be accompanied by one or several players or unaccompanied; • an ensemble in which the candidate must take a significant part and show a sense of ensemble.Composing - Creating and developing musical ideas in relation to a given or chosen brief. The brief must describe the stimulus for the composition, provide a clear indication of the candidate’s intentions and make connections with Area of Study, Music for Special Events Appraising -  Analysing and evaluating music using musical terminology.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Chads Catholic and Church of England High School directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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