GCSE (9-1) Music
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This subject uses e-submission for the submission of candidate work to EDUQAS for moderated or assessed units/components. For more information and guidance on the process please visit the e-submission webpage
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Latest news for GCSE Music
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Guidance on e-submissions
Latest Digital Resource
Component 3 Appraising – Area of Study 4: Popular Music Student work sheets and teacher sheets to support the appraising of popular music.
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Here is a list of materials endorsed by WJEC to support the teaching and learning of this qualification.
Here is a list of non-endorsed materials which you may also find beneficial.
- Guidance for teaching
- Online Exam Review
- Music App for Teachers
- Class Performance Packs
- Listening Skills
- GCSE Appraising (Legacy specification areas of study)
- Practice questions
- Renaissance Recordings resources
- GCSE (9-1) Music Webinar Recording June 2016
- Ofqual Grade Descriptors for GCSE 9-1 Music
- Component 3 Appraising (Area of study 1)
- Component 3 Appraising (Area of study 2)
- Component 3 Appraising (Area of study 3)
- Component 3 Appraising (Area of study 4)
- [Webinar] Introduction to the new specification
- Composing in the 21st Century
- GCSE Eduqas Set Extract Analysis: Mozart and Rainbow [non-endorsed]
- TES - Helen Blythe Shop [non-endorsed]
- GCSE Music Keyword Activities [non-endorsed]
- Set Work: Handbags and Gladrags Listening Resource
- Set Work: Rondeau, Purcell Listening Resource
- FAQ's Performing
- Music Flowchart
All Course Materials
We offer a range of materials to support the teaching and learning of this qualification.
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