Northern Ireland GCSE Syllabus
WHAT YOU WILL BE LEARNING ABOUT
The course is divided into three strands - listening and appraising, performing, composing.
There are three areas of study
HOW YOU WILL BE ASSESSED
(Please note 15% is given for oral and written communication.)
Teaching (Primary and Secondary), Performance, Music Therapy, Music Journalism, Music Librarian, Publishing, Instrument Repair, Arts Administration, TV/Radio.
All students are expected to :
1. Have appropriate audio equipment, for example, Hi-Fi/tape deck.
2. Continue / begin instrumental tuition in addition to their music classes in school.
In addition to the above every effort will be made to ensure the students attend a variety of concerts to benefit from a ‘live’ performance. These are generally in the evening and parents may be expected to arrange transport/subsidise concert tickets.