Croxley Danes School Music Aptitude Test

Music aptitude test information about the Croxley Danes School, Croxley Green, Herts

Croxley Danes School admits 18 places (year 7 admission number is 180) to students that demonstrate a natural aptitude for music.

Applicants who wish to apply to sit the Music Aptitude Test need to have registered for the test from the 11th April 2023 to 16th June 2023 in order to be considered under Criterion 4 for entry at secondary transfer 2024. Registration to sit the tests should be made through the South West Hertfordshire Schools website

Stage 1 : A multiple choice listening test lasting approximately 30 minutes and does not require any previous knowledge of music or music theory. There will be 60 questions in total in four test sections: pitch, melody rhythm and texture. There will be one test session in September 2023 and applicants will be notified in advance of the test venue. The highest scoring applicants will be invited to second round to play a single piece on their chosen instrument or vocally.

Stage 2: The second stage requires students to perform a piece of their choice on their chosen instrument including voice. Their aptitude for music will be assessed from this performance and will determine if a music place is offered.

The information below is the lowest mark required to achieve a music place in the school over the last three years. This information provides a benchmark only to inform your decision about an application to a school within the SW Herts Schools Consortium.

Musical aptitude places available: 18

Entry in year202220212020
Music Aptitude Test second round pass mark464543
Lowest second stage music test score171818

Croxley Danes School
Baldwins Lane , Croxley Green, Herts. WD3 3LR

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