Music GCSE (from 2016)
We have developed a reformed GCSE Music qualification, approved by Qualifications Wales, for teaching from 2016. This qualification meets regulatory requirements in Wales.
For centres in England, please visit the Eduqas website.
Please see Circular 77 (and the summary on the inside front cover of the specification) for important information relating to performances which fall below the required duration.
This subject uses e-submission for the submission of candidate work to WJEC for moderated or assessed units/components. For more information and guidance on the process please visit the e-submission webpage.
All course materials are available on our related documents page.
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We provide a range of training courses at locations all over the UK.
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Welsh Medium Terms
A list of Welsh medium terms relevant to the new GCE AS/A level and GCSE Music specifications is available here.
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Our Music subject specialists are on hand to answer any of your queries.
Subject OfficerRachel Edwards
029 2240 4300
Subject Support OfficerCatrin Budd
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Music: getting started with composing (England and Wales centres)
WJEC AS-A Level Music: Assessment > Classroom Practice (Wales centres only)
WJEC GCSE Music: Assessment > Classroom Practice (Wales centres only)
GCSE Music (from 2016) Examiners' Report Summer 2018Download
Principal Examiners' Report
The Summer 2018 Principal Examiners' reports provide feedback on this Summer's examination series. The reports include helpful observations and commentary on the work produced for this series and can assist teachers in preparing their students for the next examination series.