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Advanced GCE in Performing Arts at Cockermouth School

Course description

Year 12 - 3 Units: Unit 1 - Developing Skills for Performance Unit 2 - Planning for a Creative Event  Unit 3 - Performing to a Commission  Year 13 - 3 Units: Unit 4 - Employment Opportunities in the Performing Arts Unit 5 - Advanced Performance Practice* or Unit 6 - Advanced Production Practice* Unit 7 - Production Delivery *Students study either Unit 5 or Unit 6.

Entry requirements

5 GCSE's at A*-C for entry into Sixth Form.


Students will be encouraged to demonstrate their skills and talent by being assessed in practical ways with no formal written exams. Students will be assessed through portfolio and performance by their teacher. The work will be moderated by a visiting examiner.

Future opportunities

Very open - obviously Performing Arts, but every university course, job, career or industry you may wish to enter will need individuals with the skills you will develop on this course.

Further information

Mr R King - Head of Year 12.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Cockermouth School directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years