Year 11

Topics covered

Students follow the Edexcel GCSE Music course and have already covered Areas of Study 1, 2 and 3 during Year 10. In Year 11, they study the final area of study and set works:

Area of Study 4: World Music

Capercaille’s Skye Waulking Song

Rag Desh

Koko Yiri

Assessment Information

Students have four pieces of coursework/controlled assessment and one written examination to complete during Year 11:

Coursework 60%

Solo Performance – to be recorded by October Half Term

Composition 1 – to be completed by October Half Term

Ensemble Performance – to be recorded by February Half Term

Composition 2 – to be completed by Easter

Listening 40%

Listening examination to be sat during the GCSE examination period (May/June)

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