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For Parents and Carers

RSL Level 2 Music Practitioner

Type of subject: Do you love playing music and studying your instrument? This course is creative and practical.


This subject goes well with: Any other combination of subjects but particularly drama


If you pass this course you could achieve: Pass, Merit or Distinction


This course has three units:

Live Music Performance (Externally assessed core unit)

Music Knowledge Development (Internally assessed core unit)

Instrumental Study or Composing Music (Internally assessed option unit)


How is the course assessed?

The qualification is 40% externally assessed and 60% internally assessed. The externally assessed core unit takes the form of a timed assessment under controlled conditions based on an assignment set and marked by RSL. The remaining unit is chosen from a range of optional units and is internally assessed.


Additional information:

You must enjoy creating music and play an instrument regularly to take this course.

If you have enjoyed making successful musical bands in Year 9 and want to develop these skills further, this could be the course for you.  You will be expected to rehearse effectively and must perform to a live audience for your assessment at an organised event.

This is a good subject to choose if you want to become an effective team worker, skilled ensemble musician, develop self-confidence and extend your creative and evaluative skills.


Who should I talk to if I want to ask about this subject?

Mrs R Rushton        Mr M Ryder