Subject Learning Journeys

KS4 Music

Year 10 - Curriculum Information

In year 10 students begin the AQA GCSE course studying music from 3 areas of study: Western Classical, World and Popular Song. They learn about different instruments and how to recognise them under test conditions. They complete a piece of composing coursework.   

Year 11 - Curriculum Information

A continuation of the AQA GCSE Course. Students will complete a second piece of coursework during year 11 and do two recorded performances for assessment. They will also undertake 2 exams. 

Key Stage 4 - How parents/carers can support their child

Parents can help by encouraging students to practise their instruments and attend concerts including many different styles of music. Students will need to purchase ABRSM theory books that they should work through at home and they can also buy CGP study guides to help.   

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