16 Plus Music is sat by students wishing to enter the sixth form of an independent school. Most often students will sit exams in their desired A Level subjects, so usually between three and five subjects. The 16+ exams generally require a good understanding of the subjects’ GCSE syllabi but as the schools are testing for potential, candidates will be pushed and be given questions where their knowledge is stretched.
The GCE A Level in Music enables musicians to continue their study from GCSE albeit with significantly increased expectations for performance and academic rigour. It centres on the core disciplines of performing, composing, listening and appraising. Within each of these disciplines the syllabus offers opportunities for the study of a very broad range of repertoire and styles of music from the early Renaissance period through to modern pop and rock genres.
A tutor working through Osborne Cawkwell can prepare a student for the 16+ entrance exams, as well as provide support once the student has started their new school.
16 Plus Music tutors through Osborne Cawkwell have prepared students for day and boarding schools all over the UK, as well as the top London schools, including: Bradfield College, Charterhouse, Cheltenham Ladies’ College, City of London School, City of London School for Girls, Clifton College, Highgate School, Rugby School, Sevenoaks School, St Paul’s School and Westminster School.
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