Admission Timetable for September 2019 entry on Musical Aptitude
January 2018: Application Forms and details for entry under the Musical Aptitude criteria are available to download from the foot of this page.
Friday 18th May 2018: Closing date for returning the application form to Ashmole Academy for those applying under the Musical Aptitude criteria of the school’s admissions policy.
Saturday 9th June 2018: Musical Aptitude Tests – approximately one hour duration. Details of the times of the tests will be sent out at least 2 weeks prior to the date.
Tuesday 3rd and Wednesday 4th July 2018: Music Auditions.
Parents will be notified of the results of the auditions before the closing date for submission of the eAdmission Form to the local authority. On receipt of the results, parents who wish to apply to the School must list it as one of their preferences on their Application Form. The results of the auditions do not guarantee a place at the School.
Practice Music Aptitude Tests can be found online: Please note that these tests are indicative of the style used for the MAT but some variation will occur:
For tips on the tricky Texture section, see this video. Please note that the Ashmole test will use different instruments and ask how many you can hear.