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A Level Music Technology Areas of study overview

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Based on a discussion with my students, it’s become apparent that they are aware of the four components for the A Level Music Technology course but very few of them know or can identify the elements/areas of study that construct them.

To better support the students, this year, I will be giving them a copy of the three areas of study. The mission is to get them to check off the specific topics as they feel they have built up enough knowledge and understanding. I think that this would greatly benefit the year 13s become more organised and proactive with their studies.

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AS & A Level Music Technology Grade Boundaries

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Results day is here, and Firstly, I think it’s important we praise yourselves for all of your hard work and effort we’ve put into getting our students through their A-Level qualifications this year. Well done, everyone!

Every year it’s a mixed bag of grades ranging from expected to unexpected and I’m pretty sure this year is no different. On the following page, I’ve attached the A-Level and AS Music Technology grade boundaries to help you analyse how well each of your students did and how far into each grade boundary they are. This is a useful place to start if they are considering appealing their grade.

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The 5 Pillars of Assessment

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I’ve got some good news for all you guys interested in a full course demonstrating how to use Google Classroom for A Level Music Technology assessment and reporting. Starting next week, we will be building the first of two courses to get you up ran running with this fantastic platform.

In this video broadcast, we set out our aims and goals for this project, focusing on the five pillars of assessment – Data, Progress, Reporting, Analysis and Consistency.

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Better Assessment and Reporting

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Are you interested in a course that demonstrates how to use Google Classroom in context with A Level Music Technology?

For the past two years, I’ve been exploring Google Classrooms to facilitate all of my student assessment, reporting and recording of data and have found it fast and efficient. But to be fair, there are a few workflow issues that you need to get your head around to truly understand how this software can fulfil all areas of this process.