Drama, Theatre Studies and Performing Arts

Starting your new BTEC
This article is for heads of department, curriculum managers and teachers planning to run a BTEC in Performing Arts for the first time from September 2014.

BTEC Firsts results day 2014
This update gives you guidance for enquiring about results and useful links to all the relevant documents.

Edexcel GCSE and Edexcel GCE A level Drama 2016 update
An update on the development of the new Edexcel GCE A level and Edexcel GCSE Drama qualifications, proposed for first teaching September 2016.

Results day and post-results services for GCSE and GCE Drama
Read about the reports and services available to centres after results day for GCSE and GCE Drama.

The importance of drama: from stage to page
We’ve worked with Shakespeare's Globe to produce a series of short films on the importance of drama.

The importance of drama: transferable skills
We worked with Shakespeare's Globe to produce a series of short films on the importance of drama.

Exemplar materials for Performing Arts and Drama
To help with teaching and assessing Edexcel Performing Arts and Drama qualifications, here are details of the latest support materials available.

GCSE Drama Unit 3 FAQs 2014
A compilation of frequently asked questions and answers for GCSE Drama unit 3 in 2014.

Barbican Box and Complicite case study
Progress made by a group of GCE Drama and Theatre Studies students completing unit 3: Exploration of Dramatic Performance. The group took part in the annual Barbican Box project, working with the theatre company Complicite.

BTEC Firsts results day
This update gives you additional guidance on UMS marks, examiner reports, the EAR process and useful links to find all the relevant documents.

February 2015 update
This month’s update includes an examiner update, information on a new standardisation pack, moderator opportunities and support materials.

GCSE Drama and A level Drama and Theatre reform
This update contains the latest information on qualification reform for GCSE Drama and A level Drama and Theatre, which are both changing from 2016.

July 2015 update
This month’s update includes an GCSE Drama and AS/A level Drama and Theatre 2016 update, BTEC Nationals in Performing Arts 2016 update, training events, moderator opportunities and support materials.

Results day and post-results services for GCSE and GCE Drama 2015
This update summarises how to access documents and services that you may need during the summer 2015 results period.

BTEC Firsts results day 2015
This update gives you guidance for enquiring about results and useful links to all the relevant documents.

New draft 2016 AS and A level Drama and Theatre specifications now available
The new Pearson Edexcel draft AS and A level Drama and Theatre specifications for first teaching September 2016 (2-year courses) are now available.

January 2016 Drama, Theatre Studies and Performing Arts update
This subject update has information on new qualifications, visiting examiners, student volunteers, writing and reviewing opportunities, and GCSE Drama and A level current spec training events this term.

February 2016 Drama,Theatre Studies and Performing Arts update
This subject update has information on the Lysistrata tour, BTEC Nationals in Performing Arts for 2016, BTEC Firsts Performing Arts 2015 Unit 1 feedback and student performances, GCSE Drama and AS/A level Drama and Theatre 2016 specifications, Getting Ready to Teach events and visiting examiners, and student volunteers for new GCSE and A level qualifications.

March 2016 Drama, Theatre Studies and Performing Arts update
This subject update has information on GCSE Drama, AS/A level Drama and Theatre, and BTEC Performing Arts.

GCSE and A level Drama and Applied Performing Arts subject update, May 2016
Guidance and support on the coursework and exam deadlines for current specifications, and information on new specifications from September 2016.

BTEC Firsts results day 2016
This update gives you guidance for enquiring about results and useful links to all the relevant documents.

Ready for summer 2016 results day
This update summarises how to access documents and services that you may need during the summer 2016 results period.

15 May 2017 coursework deadline day
This update contains a summary of what you need to do by 15th May 2017 for your students being assessed on the legacy specifications GCSE Drama and A Level Drama and Theatre Studies this summer (2017).

GCSE and A level Drama post results services
Read the latest information on Edexcel A level and GCSE Drama, including key dates, latest news and training events. This update will also cover details on preparing for results day.

BTEC Performing Arts post results services 2017
This update covers the post results services available to you for BTEC Firsts and Nationals in Performing Arts this summer, including key deadlines

Entry deadlines for Summer 2018
This update contains details of the entry deadlines for the Summer 2018 series.

Examiner vacancies for Summer 2018
Pearson have exciting opportunities for Languages teachers to become Examiners for our Edexcel GCSE, International GCSE and A Level Languages qualifications.

15 May 2017 coursework deadline day
This update contains a summary of what you need to do by 15th May 2017 for your students being assessed on the legacy specifications GCSE Drama and A Level Drama and Theatre Studies this summer (2017).

GCSE and A level April Update
This update contains the latest news on GCSE Drama and AS/A level Drama and Theatre Studies.

BTEC Performing Arts April Update
This update contains the latest news about BTEC Performing Arts.

Dr Korczak’s Example
An update on the set text ‘Dr Korczak’s Example’, written by David Greig.

GCSE and A level Drama and Theatre post results services 2018
Read the latest information on Edexcel A level and GCSE Drama, including key dates, latest news and training events. This update will also cover details on preparing for results day.

Post-results services for BTEC qualifications in Performing Arts
Find information about the post-results services available for vocational qualifications in Performing Arts.

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