About the new GCSE (9 - 1)
GCSE (9-1) Music The assessment of GCSE (9-1) Music consists of three mandatory components. Performance and composition components will be assessed internally and externally moderated. Together these two components equally contribute to 60% of the qualification.
Listening and appraisal is a written exam which is externally assessed by OCR. The listening exam contributes 40% of the qualification.