GCSE AQA NEA Set Brief Composition Prompts for Music

GCSE AQA NEA Set Brief Composition Prompts for Music

For Component 3: Composing Music (2018/2019)

A unique, concise pack of guidance and activities to inspire students to compose creative responses to the AQA GCSE Music 2018/2019 Composition Set Briefs.


  • Helpful introductory material including a student-friendly mark scheme, a submission checklist and a template proposal form and glossary
  • Four focused sets of activities – stand-alone for each of the four briefs (published September 2018)
    • Carefully designed to deepen understanding of the brief and generate musical ideas for composition
    • Mix and match to suit your class!
  • Plus! Guidance on writing clear programme notes, with exemplars throughout

Engaging and varied tasks encourage students to:

  • decode keywords from the brief
  • think carefully about the performance context, and how this will affect the style and mood of the music
  • be inspired by other compositions from Haydn to Van Halen

Flexible for pair/group work, in class or at home!

Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.

Price is £44
Click here for full details and to order.


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