Music Aptitude Test: Prendergast Hilly Fields School

London Year 6 students: Don’t miss the deadline to apply to Prendergast Hilly Fields School on a Music Aptitude Test scholarship place for September 2016 entry. The important dates are listed below:

28th September 2015
Closing date for music applications

30th September 2015
Music Aptitude Test invitations will be sent out

Saturday 3rd October 2015
Music Aural Test

7th October 2015
Letters will be sent advising all music applicants if they will/will not be invited to attend an audition

19th – 23rd October 2015
Music Auditions

Approximately 60 of the highest scoring applicants will be invited back to perform either on their chosen instrument or vocally and there is a totally free choice of piece. Their aptitude is gauged from these performances. The auditions will be heard by the Head of the Music Department and one of her colleagues.

You can download and practice the specimen Aural Tests online so that you know what kind of tests to expect.

Music Aptitude Test web site:


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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