January 2023 BTEC Performing Arts update
I hope that this new term has started brightly and things are going well for you and your students so far. Here is your January 2023 update with all the latest news on our BTEC Performing Arts qualifications.
In this update you will find:
- Tech Award 2017 Component 3 Guidance and Support
- Timetables for spring term
- Accessing Externally Assessed Tasks
- New Training Events BTEC International Performing Arts
- New Training Events BTEC Higher Nationals Performing Arts
- BTEC Tech Award in Performing Arts (2022) updates
- New FAQ guidance for Components 1 and 2
- Guidance for selecting existing professional repertoire
- Assessment tracker tool
- Exemplar Standardisation Materials for BTEC Tech Award in Performing Arts 2022
- Support and Contact
To help teachers and students prepare for this year's Component 3 task, we have produced some guidance and support, including a recorded discussion with the Chief Examiner for C3, Helen Turner, a recorded performance and the written activities for three learners.
We hope you find these useful and inspiring.
You can find the timetables for the externally assessed units and components for spring and summer assessments on our website
You can find the externally assessed tasks for Component 3 (Tech Award), Unit 1, 3, 5 and 7 (Nationals) and Unit 1: Individual Showcase (BTEC Firsts) on our Secure Tests webpage.
Only your exams office can download these tasks, so please ask them if you you need to access the materials
Forthcoming Release Dates
Unit 3 Group Performance Workshop: 9 Jan 2023
Component 3 Responding To A Brief: 23 Jan 2023
Unit 5 Individual Performance Commission: 13 Mar 2023
Unit 7 Employment Opportunities: 20 Mar 2023
|Introduction to Teaching the International BTEC Level 3 in Performing Arts||10th February||7:00-9:30 Uk time|
|Introduction to Teaching the International BTEC Level 2 in Performing Arts||4th May||9:00-11:30 Uk time|
|Introduction to teaching and assessing the RQF Higher Nationals in Performing Arts||23/02/2023||8-1030am||free|
|Assessment Planning and Assignment Writing RQF Higher Nationals in Performing Arts||06/03/2023||10-1230pm||£25 excl. tax|
|Introduction to teaching and assessing the RQF Higher Nationals in Performing Arts||24/04/2023||8-1030am||free|
|Grading Standardisation Workshop for BTEC Higher National Music and Performing Arts (RQF)||21/03/2023||10-1230pm||£50 excl. tax|