Performing Arts (Drama) Technical Award


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

Unit 1 - Unlocking Creativity
Unit 2 - The Production/Performance
Unit 3 - The Performing Arts Experience

This new qualification offers learners a practical and vocational route exploring performing art skills and industry knowledge.  The content ensures students are able to learn all about performing and the performance industry.

The course teachers students the skills of organisation, communication and teamwork.  It can help boost confidence and self-esteem.

ASSESSMENTThe assessment is a combination of written portfolios, practical exploration and performances.
There is also a written exam at the end of the course. 
PROGRESSION AND FUTURE CAREERSStudents who reach Level 2 in this Technical Award will be able to move onto a Sixth Form A level equivalent drama qualification.