Performing Arts at Didcot Sixth Form College
AS Unit 1: Practical Skills Development
Unit 2: Planning a Creative Event
Unit 3: Performing to a Commission
A2 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.
If you achieve at least 5 C grades or above or the equivalent youcould consider Advanced Level courses.However, for the majority of Level 3 subjects B grades at GCSEare required. Specific grade requrements for subjects are available from staff and will be discussed at interview .
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Didcot Sixth Form College directly.