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KS5 AS/A2 Music

There is no specific requirement for prior learning, although many candidates would have already gained a knowledge and understanding and have developed a range of musical skills through their study of Music at GCSE. There is no specific requirement for prior learning, although many candidates would have already gained a knowledge and understanding and have developed a range of musical skills through their study of Music at GCSE.

 

Year 12 AS

MU1 Performing 15%. Externally Assessed.

Solo and/or ensemble performance

  • Performance should last between 8 and 10 minutes
  • One piece should reflect a chosen area of study
  • Assessed by visiting examiner

 

MU2 Composing 15%. Internally Assessed.

Two contrasting compositions

  • Compositions should last between 4 and 8 minutes
  • One composition demonstrating the musical techniques and conventions associated with the Western Classical Tradition.
  • One free composition.
  • Teacher assessed and externally moderated.

 

MU3 Appraising 20%. Externally Assessed.

One listening examination in two parts.

  • Part 1: (12%):1 hour appraising test based on extracts of music (set works) taken from the two Areas of Study selected for study by the centre.
  • Part 2: (8%): 1 hour aural perception (melodic dictation, keys, chords, cadences) based on unprepared musical extracts.

 

Year 13 A2

MU4(A) Performing 15%. Externally Assessed.

  • Solo and/or ensemble performance.
  • Performance should last between 10 and 12 minutes.
  • One piece should reflect the new area of study (Music in the 20th and 21st centuries).
  • Assessed by visiting examiner.

 

MU5 Composing 15%. Internally Assessed.

Two contrasting compositions.

  • Compositions should last between 6 and 10 minutes.
  • One composition demonstrating the musical techniques and conventions associated with the Western Classical Tradition (area of study continued from AS).
  • One composition reflecting the new area of study (Music in the 20th and 21st centuries).
  • Teacher assessed and externally marked.

 

MU6 Appraising 15%%. Externally Assessed.

One written examination in three parts (3 hours)

  • Part 1: (6%) : hour listening examination based on extracts of unfamiliar 20th / 21st century music (new area of study).
  • Part 2 : (9%): 1 hour listening / written examination requiring candidates to analyze a set work and place the work within a broader musical perspective.
  • Part 3 : (5%): hour written examination requiring candidates to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the overall musical style and output of one of the set work composers.

 

NB: Student have an extra 5% with which they may add to either MU4, MU5 or MU6 or wherever their strengths lie.

For full details visit the WJEC website by clicking here.

 

KS3 – Years 7, 8 and 9

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KS5 – Years 12 and 13

December 2019
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November 25, 2019

Category: General.: School Council Meetings

.: School Council Meetings
November 26, 2019 November 27, 2019

Category: General.: Year 11 Examination Workshop

.: Year 11 Examination Workshop
November 28, 2019

Category: General.: Urdd Netball Tournament

.: Urdd Netball Tournament

Category: General.: Year 11 Geography Fieldwork Written Examination

.: Year 11 Geography Fieldwork Written Examination
November 29, 2019

Category: General.: Year 10 Progress Reports to Parents

.: Year 10 Progress Reports to Parents
November 30, 2019 December 1, 2019
December 2, 2019

Category: General.: Beginning of Year 11 Mock Examinations

.: Beginning of Year 11 Mock Examinations

Category: General.: Year 9 Parents' Evening 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

.: Year 9 Parents' Evening 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
December 3, 2019 December 4, 2019 December 5, 2019

Category: General.: Year 10 Netball Tournament@Pembroke

.: Year 10 Netball Tournament@Pembroke
December 6, 2019

Category: General.: Year 10 Product Design Manufacturing Visit

.: Year 10 Product Design Manufacturing Visit

Category: General.: Year 11 Choices Event "Passport to Employment"

.: Year 11 Choices Event "Passport to Employment"

Category: General.: Year 12 History Visit to London

.: Year 12 History Visit to London

Category: General.: Year 7 Progress Reports to Parents

.: Year 7 Progress Reports to Parents
December 7, 2019

Category: General.: Year 12 History Visit to London

.: Year 12 History Visit to London
December 8, 2019

Category: General.: Year 12 History Visit to London

.: Year 12 History Visit to London
December 9, 2019

Category: General.: Year 12 History Visit to London

.: Year 12 History Visit to London
December 10, 2019 December 11, 2019 December 12, 2019 December 13, 2019

Category: General.: VI Progress Report to Parents

.: VI Progress Report to Parents
December 14, 2019 December 15, 2019
December 16, 2019

Category: General.: KS4 and KS5 Awards Evening 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

.: KS4 and KS5 Awards Evening 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Category: General.: Year 11 P.S.E. Focus Week

.: Year 11 P.S.E. Focus Week
December 17, 2019

Category: General.: U16's Basketball Tournament@Greenhill

.: U16's Basketball Tournament@Greenhill
December 18, 2019

Category: General.: County Rugby Finals U14/16/18

.: County Rugby Finals U14/16/18
December 19, 2019 December 20, 2019

Category: General.: Autumn 2 House Competition Results - Health and Wellbeing

.: Autumn 2 House Competition Results - Health and Wellbeing
December 21, 2019 December 22, 2019
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December 30, 2019 December 31, 2019 January 1, 2020 January 2, 2020 January 3, 2020

Category: General.: Year 9 Netball Tournament@Greenhill

.: Year 9 Netball Tournament@Greenhill
January 4, 2020 January 5, 2020