This course requires 2 options.

11 Music

Although next year timetables are yet to be finalised, course selection is now finished. Any changes to student courses will now take place in January.

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms V. Le Cren


  • Either Year 10 Option Music or Year 10 Core Music, and/or
  • At least 2 years experience and lessons on an instrument or voice, and the ability to read music.

Course Information:

In Year 11 Music you will experience:

  • Performances (both solo and group)

  • Composition (writing your own music)

  • Musical Knowledge (learning about musical styles, music literacies, social/historical context)

  • Listening Skills

  • Score studies

The various strands of this course work towards building a range of skills and understanding. It builds on the foundations of previous Music courses in Years 9 and 10. 

Students will focus on performing and composing (interpreting, making, and presenting music). They will also further their understanding of the language of music (theory and aural skills) and the cultural/historical context that informs and motivates change in music. Students will apply these skills and knowledge to new musical situations through the study of several pieces of music in a range of styles, eras, and composers. This will also impact your own composition and music-making.

MS 1.6 91095            Music Knowledge                                    6 credits               Internal

Demonstrate knowledge of two music works from contrasting contexts            

In this standard, you will study two pieces of music in a range of styles and from different musical eras. You will learn about the historical and social context of the music and its composers.

Recommended Prior Learning

10 MUS/10MUP or at least 2 years of experience on your instrument or voice.


Year 12 and 13 Music, University and Polytechnic music courses, community music groups, radio, TV, media, advertising, teaching, rock and jazz groups, travel etc.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 6 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91095 v3
Music 1.6 - Demonstrate knowledge of two music works from contrasting contexts
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 6
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 6
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

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