Ashmole Academy Musical Aptitude Test dates

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:

Students wishing to apply for the Ashmole Academy MAT should note the following dates.

January 2017:  Application Forms and details for entry under the Musical Aptitude criteria are available to download at the bottom of this page.

Friday 19th May 2017:  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 10th June 2017:  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 4th and Wednesday 5th July 2017:  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.

Please note our sample tests do not cover all 7 sections of the Music Aptitude Tests for Ashmole Academy. Our training tests will provide support for the Pitch and Texture sections.

New Music Aptitude Tests 2018Please note we are currently updating our MAT test to include the supplementary questions found in the Ashmole Academy test. We will have sample tests available on 5th June. If you would like to trial the tests and offer your feedback, please get in touch with us and we will send you the sample tests.

For tips on the tricky Texture section, see this video:


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