Course Assessment/What We Study
GCSE Music helps you develop your musical knowledge, understanding and skills through studying a wide range of music from different cultures:
Performing 30% Perform one solo and one ensemble piece for assessment
Composing 30% Compose two pieces of music for assessment using music technology
Appraising 40% Listen to and analyse 8 set works, ranging from Classical to World and Pop Music. You will develop your reading and writing of music.
The music industry offers many opportunities for employment. If you chose GCSE Music you are expected to participate in musical performances within school. Students opting for GCSE Music are also encouraged to learn an instrument, (for details please see Mr Mansell).
Course Leader: Mr Baldry (firstname.lastname@example.org)