Oakwood High School – Year 7 and Year 9 Online Subject Parents Evening will be held on Wednesday 21st April 2021. Please check on Go4Schools and work with your child to identify the Subjects/Teachers you would like to see. Further information on how to access your appointments will be sent nearer the time.
The booking system is now open. Please click on the link to access:- https://oakwoodhighschool.parentseveningsystem.co.uk/
Pupils learn to interpret and communicate the music accurately and thoughtfully. Pupils must submit two performances:
Pupils learn to create and develop musical ideas effectively by controlling and demonstrating understanding of musical elements. Pupils must submit two compositions:
Pupils learn how to listen to music and identify musical elements explaining how they are used. Pupils must complete:
Pupils taking GCSE music have access to instrument lessons paid for by school.
Performing 30% of the total marks – Coursework
Composing 30% of the total marks – Coursework
Appraising 40% of the total marks – Exam
Music therapist, music producer, Performer, DJ, music teacher, conductor, tour manager, composer, recording engineer, Accompanist, Arranger, Engineer, Backing singer, copyist, ethnomusicologist, instrument repair etc…..
“I really enjoyed taking GCSE music, it allowed me to be creative and explore new types of music.”
“Taking GCSE music gave me so many opportunities and it allowed me to continue studying music at college and university.”
Ex‐pupil Eleanor Beever
“GCSE Music is a stimulating course that will allow you to develop into a well rounded musician if you are willing to put in the effort and time.”
“GCSE Music was the start of my journey to becoming a music teacher.”
Ex‐pupil Joe Marriott
“Music is an interesng subject, however at the beginning it has proven to be very difficult. Although, over time our amazing teacher has helped us improve massively, giving us support when we need it.”
Year 7 and year 8 music gives you the basic information and skills you need to study
music. Being able to play or have an interest in playing a musical instrument is important: