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KEY STAGE 4


At Key Stage 4 we offer BTEC Level 2 First Awards in Music.


Studying, through projects, a variety of areas of music. We look at the music business and career opportunities within the music business. You then have a choice of two other topics that are practical, research based or a mixture.


There are opportunities to study for GCSE Music and to take other music exams on your instrument. There are many opportunities to enrich your music education through playing, organising events, working in the studio and following your own interests. Music lessons are available in a wide range of instruments. You will be given many opportunities to perform and be involved in making music at The Whitby High School

ASSESSMENT


You will study 4 components that are assessed by the teacher.

An externally assessed written examination based on the Music Industry.

Producing a music product (coursework).

An introduction to live sound (coursework).

An introduction to performing or midi sequencing (coursework).



You will be given opportunities to improve your work.



Awards are given at Pass, Merit and Distinction Level.






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