Students study the OCR board for GCSE Music. This involves four units. In Unit B351 they focus on their instrument / voice and produce a performance, a composition and a piece of written work about these. Unit B352 is similar but they need to perform as part of a group and produce a dance composition for any instrument(s). The two examined units involve a composition exam (B353) where the pupils compose a piece in 45 minutes based on a stimulus provided by the exam board, and a listening exam (B354). All students have the opportunity to use Sibelius and Garage Band software on the Apple Macs and the recording studio.