Performing Arts

Key Stage 4 BTEC Tech Award in Performing Arts

Year 9

Autumn Term
Spring Term
Summer Term
Sep - Oct Nov - Dec Jan - Feb Feb - Easter Easter - May May - July

Performing Arts in Year 9 is a foundation year. During this time, students will learn the skills and gain the knowledge they will need to complete the official BTEC assignments in Years 10 and 11, which are internally and externally assessed. 

In Year 9, students will study different acting styles and variety of theatre genres. They will put what they learn into practice, through participating in workshops and performances. 

Assessment in Year 9 is in the form of teacher observations and also written assignments. 

 

Year 10

Autumn Term
Spring Term
Summer Term
Sep - Oct Nov - Dec Jan - Feb Feb - Easter Easter - May May - July

Component 1: Exploring the Performing Arts
Through studying this component, students will develop their understanding of the performing arts by examining practitioners’ work and the processes used to create performance.

Students are assessed by internally assessed assignments.

Component 2: Developing Skills and Techniques in the Performing Arts (Learning Aim A and B)
Through studying this component, students will develop their performing arts skills and techniques through the reproduction of acting, dance and/or musical theatre.
Learning Aim A: Develop skills and techniques for performance
Learning Aim B: Apply skills and techniques in rehearsal and performance

Students are assessed by internally assessed assignments.

 

Year 11

Autumn Term
Spring Term
Summer Term
Sep - Oct Nov - Dec Jan - Feb Feb - Easter Easter - May May - July

Component 2: Developing Skills and Techniques in the Performing Arts (Learning Aim C)
Further work on Component 2 in Year 11 will allow students to gain physical, interpretative, vocal and rehearsal skills during workshops and classes. It will also allow them to reflect on their progress and use of skills in performance, as well as how they could improve.
Learning Aim C: Review own development and performance.

Students are assessed by internally assessed assignments.

Component 3: Performing to a Brief
Students will work as part of a group to create a workshop performance in response to a given brief and stimulus.

Students are assessed by an externally assessed task. They will work in groups to create a performance based on a set brief.

 

 

Unit 2: 20th Century Depth Studies

Section A The Roaring 20s: USA 1919-1929

Section B Depression and the New Deal: The USA, 1929-1941

Section C War in Vietnam, 1964-1975

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