We've updated our qualifications to reflect changes to 2021 exams and assessment.
Read about the changes to 2021 exams for GCSE Music
- Teaching from: September 2016
- Exams from: June 2018
- Specification code: 8271
- QAN code: 601/8361/5
We're confident you'll find our new GCSE Music specification inspiring, interesting and practical to teach.
Our new qualification will motivate and stretch students of all abilities, equipping them with the skills and experience to succeed at GCSE and go on to further study.
Music technology is fully integrated, and many areas of study have artists or composers who have written works in this format. Students can perform and compose using technology.
Our specification appreciates all styles and genres, skills and instruments, catering for different learning styles and musical tastes.
- GCSE Music teachers notes issued 1 April 2021. Available on Secure Key Materials on aqa.org.uk (8271/W/TN)
Series: June 2021
Start time: pm
Duration: 1h 30m Exam for GCSE Music (8271/W)