Music Aptitude Criteria: Hackney New School

Hackney New School (HNS) will select up to 10% of its Year 7 intake on the basis of musical aptitude. HNS will run sessions to assess those children who have applied for consideration as musically talented pupils.

Children selected for outstanding musical aptitude will be selected regardless of CAT results i.e. there is no restriction on the number of these children in any one band.

You can prepare for the Music Aptitude Tests by using the following specimen tests that are indicative of the style of test used:

Author: Lorraine Liyanage

Owner of the SE22 Piano School in East Dulwich. Founder and Director of the Dulwich Music Festival. Piano teacher based in East Dulwich since 2007.

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