Performing Arts

Examination Board Edexcel
Course Code 8781 9781
AS Units 1, 2 & 3
Unit 1: Practical Skills Development
Unit 2: Planning a Creative Event
Unit 3: Performing to a Commission
A2 Units 4, 5 & 6
Unit 4: Work experience in the Industry*
Unit 5: Practical Skills Production
Unit 6: Performing to a Commission

Qualification: Applied A Level in Drama or Musical Theatre requires a Grade B or above in Drama
G.C.S.E or Dance GCSE. The Performing Arts course follows a vocational pathway in which students get a practical experience in all aspects of the Industry. This course contains 6 units of study. Students can either study straight drama or drama, dance and singing.

*UNIT 4 has a compulsory Work Experience in the performing arts industry.

Students must have genuine interests in drama or musical theatre and must be able to work independently.