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Certificate in Performance Skills Other Qualification at Weatherhead High School

Course description

Qualification :Other General Qualification
Exam Board :National Coaching Foundation (NCF)
Category :Performing Arts - Arts, Media and Publishing

Course content

The course covers 3 units:
1) Employment opportunities within the Entertainment Industry
Students will learn about the main types of jobs in the industry and study two in detail.
2) Developing Skills
All students get the opportunity to study a chosen art form which can be any performing art (acting, singing, juggling, stand up) and will develop techniques and a general background knowledge.
3) Rehearsing and Performance
This leads to the planning; rehearsal and performance of a FINAL assessed piece.


50% Internally assessed portfolio - students are required to prepare a personal log/rehearsal diary/video diary/observation records and videoed performances as evidence.
50% externally moderated performance - this could be an extract from work already written or composed or maybe something devised by the candidate. A minimum of 3 minutes.

Further information

For a copy of the school's Key Stage 4 (14 to 16) brochure please log on to the school's website at

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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