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(equivalent to 1 A-level)

Examination Board: Pearson

Course Leader: Mrs C Lane

Entry Requirements: Minimum 5 GCSEs at Grade 9-4 or Grade 4 and above. Music at Grade 4 or evidence of performance skills.

Course Content:

You will develop your ensemble performance skills in a range of popular music styles. You will also learn how music theory and harmony can support you as a performer and what skills are required to be successful in the music industry. In year two you can choose to develop your solo performance, composition, improvisation skills or session musician skills by recording in the studio.


This course is suitable for students who love performing, collaborating and want to develop their skills of playing in a band. You will have the opportunity to record using our studio and to participate in an exciting programme of enrichment via our Music Academy programme.

Future Prospects: This course will help you to prepare for a degree in Music or to work in the Music Industry.

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