Performing Arts (Drama)

Exam Board: Edexcel

We are also pleased to offer ‘The Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 Tech Award in Performing Arts’, and this is for learners who want to acquire technical knowledge and technical skills through vocational contexts by studying acting as part of their Key Stage 4 learning. The qualification recognises the value of learning skills, knowledge and vocational attributes to complement GCSEs. The qualification will broaden the learners experience and understanding of the varied progression options available to them.

The students will explore three components which include

A key difference is that a BTEC provides a way to learn through practical work as well as study, while GCSE Drama is structured with more written work and exams.