Key Stage 4

Students opting to take GCSE Music course will follow the Edexcel Syllabus. During this course students develop their understanding of Music through the investigation of four main areas of study:

  • Area of Study One: Western Classical Music 1600-1899
  • Area of Study Two: Music in the 20th Century
  • Area of Study Three: Popular Music in Context
  • Area of Study Four: World Music

    They will compose two original pieces of music, using Music Technology to help. They will also submit two recorded performances.

Key Stage 4 Text Books used:

  • CPG Edexcel Core Content (Music) - ISBN 9781847623669
  • CPG Edexcel Areas of Study (Music) - ISBN 9781847623720