Key Stage 5

Why study this course?

A practical course in music will help you to:-

Learn how to make decisions, develop self-discipline,

Learn how to co-operate with others and work as a member of a team,

Learn to accept responsibility, develop an awareness and sensitivity to others,

Learn to organize the work of others, develop flexibility and adaptability,

Develop coordination skills, develop self-awareness and self-confidence,

Develop creativity, inventiveness and the ability to use initiative.


What will I study?

Year 12

  • 318 – Listening to Music
  • 336 – Lighting for Music Events
  • 362 – Lead Performer
  • 386 – Practical Musicianship

Year 13

  • 387 – Rehearsal Skills and Live Music Performance
  • 349 – Planning for a Career in Music


How will I be assessed?

All work is marked internally and moderated externally with the exception of Unit 387 which is externally assessed


Where can it lead?

The course can lead you in to further musical education either at University or Music College or in the music business.

Staff List

Mr D Dixon

Head of Faculty

  • Mr B Wheeler
Exam Board

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Past Papers
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Revision Sites
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