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Davenant Foundation School, Chester Road, Loughton, Essex, IG10 2LD
Telephone: 020 8508 0404
Fax: 020 8508 9301

We are in easy reach from various methods of transport.

Buses: 20, 667
Underground: Debden, Theydon Bois or Loughton. All on the Central Line.
SATNAV users: IG10 2LW. Parking at Davenant is available for visitors.
Welcome to Davenant Sixth Form
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Students studying the subject at A Level follow the Edexcel specification.  During the course the following topics are covered.


Year 12 & 13

Unit 1: Performance (30%)

Total performance time of 8 minutes

Performance can be solo and/or ensemble

Grade 7 Standard

Unit 2: Composition (30%)

2 Compositions

1 free or free choice brief – minimum of 4 minutes

1 brief assessing technique – minimum of 1 minute

Together total of 6 minutes

Unit 3: Appraising (40%)

6 Areas of Study with 3 set works in each

  • Vocal Music
  • Instrumental Music
  • Music for Film
  • Popular Music and Jazz
  • New Directions
2 hour written exam


For more detailed information about the course content and assessment requirements, please refer to the examination board website.


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