Performing Arts


Key Stage 3 Performing Arts

Year 7 study half a year of Drama and half a year of Music

Music

Introduction to Music – Singing, Keyboard Skills and Sequencing

Blues Music Project

Drama

Introduction to Drama – Skills and Techniques

Anti-Bullying Project

 

Year 8 study Music, Acting and Musical Theatre on a three-way carousel

Music

Melody, Pitch and Harmony – Keyboard Skills and Sequencing Project

Acting

Darkwood Manor – Cluedo Project

Musical Theatre

Musical Theatre Project – Singing, Dancing and Acting

 

 

Key Stage 4 Performing Arts - Btec Performing Arts Tech Award (3 year course)

 

TERM 1

TERM 2

TERM 3

YEAR 9

Component 2 – Developing Skills and Techniques in the Performing Arts

Introduction to the course and skills development

Component 1 – Exploring the Performing Arts

Study of Musical no.1

Research

 

Component 2 – Developing Skills and Techniques in the Performing Arts

Rehearsal and Performance

Component 1 – Exploring the Performing Arts

Study of Musical no.2

Research

 

Component 2 – Developing Skills and Techniques in the Performing Arts

Rehearsal and Performance

YEAR 10

Component 1 – Exploring the Performing Arts

Study of Musical no.3

Research

 

Component 2 – Developing Skills and Techniques in the Performing Arts

Rehearsal and Performance

Component 1 - Exploring the Performing Arts

Presentation work on project comparisons and analysis

From February - Component 3 – Performing to a brief

Study of the current year 11 brief

Component 3 – Performing to a brief

Study of the current year 11 brief

Mock exam

YEAR 11

Component 1 – Exploring the Performing Arts

Study of Musical no.3

Research

 

Component 2 – Developing Skills and Techniques in the Performing Arts

Rehearsal and Performance

Unit 2 performance. Evaluative written work to be completed.

 

 

What qualification will I get?

Edexcel Technical Award in Performing Arts.

How will I be assessed?

2 units internally moderated, 2 units externally moderated.

What can this course lead to?

Btec Level 3 is the next step after the BTEC course. Students may also consider AS/A Level Drama / Theatre Studies.

Career choices include:

Professional Performer, Journalism, Social Work, Lawyer, Barrister, Teacher, Police, Counsellor, and Politician.