GCSE MUSIC & ART

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AGE
14-16

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LOCATION
BEXHILL

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DURATION
HALF A DAY PER WEEK (PER COURSE)

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GCSE MUSIC & ART COURSE OVERVIEW

Dv8 is a specialised provider of courses in the creative subjects, with teachers that have considerable specialist expertise in these areas 

Our GCSE courses are predominantly aimed at home-schooled young people wishing to achieve qualifications in creative subjects.

Course overview 

  • 1-year or 2-year courses available 
  • Each course is taught for a half day per week 
  • Small group sizes (no more than 12 students per group) 
  • Expert tutors with state-of-the-art resources 
  • From £22.50 per course (bursaries may be available) 
  • Taught at our Bexhill centre 

TIMINGS

ART – Thursday AM
MUSIC – Friday AM

WHAT WILL I DO ON THE GCSE MUSIC COURSE?

(Pearson Edexcel) 

GCSE music is made up of 3 components:  

Performance:  ● solo performing ● ensemble performing ● approaches to performing 

Composing: ● Developing musical ideas ● Compositional techniques and strategies ● Ensuring technical control and coherence ● Methods of notating composition scores 

Appraising Musical elements, musical contexts and musical language: ● Instrumental Music 1700–1820 ● Vocal Music ● Music for Stage and Screen ● Fusions   

WHAT WILL I DO ON THE GCSE ART COURSE?

(Pearson Edexcel) 

GCSE Art consists of two components:

Component 1: Personal Portfolio: Studentscan choose towork within one of the following titles: Art, Craft and Design; Fine Art; Graphic Communication; Textile Design; Three-dimensional Design; Photography to complete a personal portfolio. 

Component 2: Externally Set Assignment: Students presentapersonal response to an externally set broad-based artistic starting point. 

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