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Costessey

Norwich

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Ofsted Outstanding School 2012 | 2013
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Performing Arts

Key Stage 3

In Year 7 and 8, students will study Dance, Music and Drama on a rotation.

Key Stage 4

Tech Award Performing Arts

The AQA Technical Award in Performing Arts gives students the opportunity to experience the Performing Arts industry in a meaningful way through active participation in performance work. Year 9 will be spent developing skills, learning about practitioners, and discovering the world of performing arts. In Year 10 students will complete the first unit; Unlocking Creativity, which allows them to explore a performing and production role in more depth. Year 11 sees the completion of Unit 2, where students choose either a performance or production role while working as a member of a company. They will also sit the Unit 3 written examination.

Course Outline:

ModuleElementsAssessmentDate%
PER 1: Unlocking Creativity - Research
- Idea development
- Planning and budgeting
- Presentation (skills and content)
- Transferable skill of communication
Coursework: Internally assessed Pitch presentation and written portfolio. Summer Term of Year 10
Retakes: Autumn Term Year 11
30
PER 2: The Performance/Production Working as a member of a company, plan, rehearse and perform to a brief set by the examination board. Coursework: A key performance or production role in a performance based on one of five performance briefs Internally assessed Spring Term Year 11
Retakes: n/a
30
PER 3: The Performing Arts Experience Students will sit a written examination which covers all aspects of the performing arts industry Exam: 1 hour 30 minutes 40% of Technical Award Summer Term Year 10
Retakes: Summer Term Year 11
40

All students wishing to take Performing Arts as an option will be required to:

  • Involve themselves in at least 2 performing art activities that are offered each year.
  • Prepare an audition piece if they have not been involved in any performances to date

Progression Mapping

Performing Arts Subject Progression Pathways

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