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The Howard Partnership Trust (THPT) is a Surrey based Multi-Academy Trust, comprising four secondary, six primary and two special schools with two further under development. We are proud of our ethos of collaboration and inclusion, "Bringing out the best" in students of all abilities and backgrounds. Visit website

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The course consists of four units, Recording, Composing, Listening and analysing, Producing and analysing.

Course Description:


Component 1: Recording 20% 

One recording chosen from a list of 10 songs/10 artists,, teaching you how to capture, edit, process and mix a multitrack audio recording. 

Component 2: Technology Based Composition 20% 

Creating, editing, manipulating and structuring sounds to produce a technology-based composition. 

Component 3: Written Examination- Listening and Analysing 25%

Component 4: Written Examination - Producing and Analysing 35% 


Assessment Format

40% coursework 

25% written exam 

35% practical exam 

Board: Edexcel 
Course Entry Requirements:

Ability to read music notation and play piano style keyboard is advantageous.

Teacher to contact: Mr S Lockyer