October 2022 BTEC Performing Arts update | Pearson qualifications

October 2022 BTEC Performing Arts update

20 October 2022

Dear colleagues,

I hope that the autumn term is going well so far and that half term will provide some time to reflect and refresh.
Here is your mid October 2022 update with all the latest news for BTEC Performing Arts teachers.
In this update you will find:

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BTEC Registration deadline

Registration deadline for BTEC qualifications is 1 November 2022. Registrations made after this date will be subject to late fees.

BTEC timetables 2022-23

You can find the information on release and submission dates for externally assessed units and components in BTEC Performing Arts qualifications in the timetables below

Winter (January/February) 2023 exam timetables

Exam timetables for winter 2023 series are published and accessible from the link below (including Units 1 and 7 for BTEC Nationals). The summer timetables, covering tasks being released between January and June 2023, will be released later this term.

Winter exam timetables

Summer 2023 exam timetables

The provisional summer timetables, covering tasks being released between January and June 2023, including Component 3 Tech Award, Units 1, 3, 5 and 7 of BTEC Nationals

Summer exam timetables

New tasks and PSAs released this term

New Exemplar Standardisation Materials for BTEC Tech Award in Performing Arts 2022

To help you with assessing your students' work, we have produced Exemplar Standardisation Materials for Components 1 and 2 in Performing Arts, Dance and Production. 

In each standardisation pack, there are three examples of low, medium and high marked work. 

BTEC Tech Award in Performing Arts (2022) updates

Please see links below to access the latest information and updates on the BTEC Tech Award in Performing Arts 2022. 

Access the specification page

Access the key dates schedule

Access quality assurance documents

Access FAQs

Assessment tracker tool

This is a tool that can help with the moderated assessment of components 1 and 2.

You can create Assessment Record documents and provide ongoing reports for learner feedback.

BTEC Tech Awards (2022) Getting Started recorded training event

In this recorded training event, you will get a full overview of the new course, the three components and detailed guidance on approaches to teaching and assessing your learners 

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Support and contact

Please feel free to get in touch, if you require any help or support in your delivery. You can access contact details from the contact card below.

Keep up the good work and see you in the second half of the autumn term! 


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