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Performing Arts (BTEC Extended Certificate Single Award) at Roundhay School All through education from 4 to 18

Course description

This course is ideal for students who have a strong interest in Performing Arts and have a desire to widen their skills in specific performance techniques and genres. Students will undertake a range of performance tasks over the two year course, as well as supporting these with written log books and evaluations. There are three mandatory units: skills development, performance Practitioners and group performance. Other units to be studied may include devising plays, jazz dance, musical theatre, singing for actors and dancers, and circus trapeze. The course is a vocational one, which means that students will be working as a theatre company for the duration of the two year course. This qualification is equivalent to one A Level.

Course content

There are three optional mandatory units: skills development, performance practitioners and group performance. Other units to be studied may include rehearsing for performance, devising plays, jazz dance, musical theatre, singing for actors and dancers, and circus trapeze.

 

Entry requirements

General entry requirement:

Students should achieve GCSE grade 5 in English Language and Mathematics plus 3 further GCSE grades 9-4 (or grade C in non-reformed qualifications) AND meet the individual subject specific requirements.

Plus Related GCSE grade 4 or relevant experience

 

Assessment

Students will undertake a range of performance tasks over the two year course, as well as supporting these with written log books and evaluations in the form of a portfolio. There are two external assesments, one is a written report and one is a group devised performance. 

 

Future opportunities

This course can lead to further study of Performing Arts related subjects or careers in the entertainment and arts industry, as well as providing a wide range of skills applicable to further study and work in any context.

Further information

 

If you would like to discuss this course, please contact our Team Leader for Music and Performing Arts, Mrs R Tustain.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Roundhay School All through education from 4 to 18 directly.

Last updated date: 08 November 2018
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