Key Dates

S3

A range of class assessments as appropriate.

 

S4

A range of class assessments and SQA National Qualification Unit Assessments as appropriate.

 

National 3

  • Performing Skills – Assessment completed by March
  • Composing Skills – Assessment completed by March
  • Understanding Music – Assessment completed by March

 

National 4

  • Performing Skills – Assessment completed by March
  • Composing Skills – Assessment completed by March
  • Understanding Music – Assessment completed by March
  • Added Value Unit – Assessment completed by March

 

National 5

  • Performing Skills – Assessment completed by March
  • Composing Skills – Assessment completed by March
  • Understanding Music – Assessment completed by March
  • Added Value Unit – Performance completed by March
  • Question paper in May/June SQA exam diet

 

S5/6

Intermediate 2 and Higher

Performing: Prelim Exams in December. Visit by External Examiner in February/March

Listening: Unit assessments throughout the year. Prelim Exam in January. External Exam May

Inventing: Folios to be completed by March

 

Advanced Higher

Prelim Exams January. Visit by External Examiner in May

Listening: Unit assessments throughout the year. Prelim Exam in January. External Exam May

Inventing: Folios to be completed by March

Analytical Commentary to be completed by December

 

All pupils will sit NABS which must be passed in order to achieve a course award.

More details of course assessment dates are available in “Supporting your Learner”