Ashmole Academy: Admission Timetable for September 2017 entry on Musical Aptitude

Music Aptitude Test with Graphic Scores
Now available to Purchase

We have updated our Music Aptitude Tests to cover the 7-section MAT with graphic scores. These are available to purchase online:


Admission Timetable for September 2017 entry on Musical Aptitude

January 2016:  Application Forms and details for entry under the Musical Aptitude criteria will be available to download from the school website.

Friday 20th May 2016:  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 11th June 2016:Musical Aptitude Test  – approximately one hour duration.  Details of the times of the tests will be sent out at least 2 weeks prior to the date.

Tuesday 5th and Wednesday 5th July 2016:  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.

Wednesday 5th October 2016 (to be confirmed) – Secondary Transfer Evening: There will be a talk by the Head Teacher at 7.00 pm and at 8.15 pm. Prospective Parents and students will have the opportunity to view the school and pick up admissions packs.

31st October 2016: Closing date for returning the eAdmission Form to the local authority.

March 2017 – National Allocation Day:  Letters sent to Parents with offers of place by the local authority.

Click here for the application form for Musical Aptitude for entry September 2017

Click here for details of the Musical Aptitude Test for entry September 2017

Music Aptitude Test 2017 entryPractice 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:


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