Drama and Dance

Technical Award in Performance Skills (Acting)

This new vocational qualification is taught through four units.  It is a replacement for and equivalent to GCSE Drama.

Unit 1 - Developing Skills for Performance
Unit 2 - The Performance Industry
Unit 3 - Performance Production
Unit 4 - Prepare and Perform

Assessment: The assessment is a combination of written portfolios, practical exploration and performances. There is no formal written exam at the end of the course.

Progression and Future Careers: This new qualification offers learners a practical and vocational route exploring acting and drama skills. The content ensures students are able to learn all about performing and the performance industry through the chosen discipline of acting. The course teaches students the skills of organisation, communication and teamwork. It can help boost confidence and self-esteem. Students who reach Level 2 in this Technical Award will be able to move onto A Level Drama and Theatre Studies.

Teaching Staff
Mr D Melling BA, PGCE (Head of Drama)
Mrs H Westle, BA, PGCE