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Performing Arts AS/A2 at St John Bosco Arts College

Course description

Performing Arts A level at St John Bosco is a course designed specifically for performers. In the workshop sessions, you will study a variety of scripts ranging from traditional to contemporary. There are many opportunities to be involved in extra-curricular projects and enhance your performance skills. In addition, this course provides an insight into the performing arts industry, giving students a realistic understanding of the world of performing arts.


Year 12 AS – You will complete three units.

Unit 1 – Professional practice Skills Development – Two pieces in progress and one complete. Assessed through portfolio and recordings.

Unit 2 – Professional Practice Performance - A live performance observed by an external examiner.

Unit 3 – The Performing Arts Industry – Assessed through portfolio of written evidence looking into different sectors within the Performing Arts Industry.

Year 13 A2 – You will complete three units.

Unit 4 - Exploring Repertoire – Two complete live performances. Assessed through portfolio and recordings.

Unit 5 – Getting Work – Research job opportunities within Performing Arts Industry. Assessed through a written portfolio

Unit 6 – Producing your showcase – Creating work to perform for an external examiner.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St John Bosco Arts College directly.

Last updated date: 27 November 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September