Drama, Theatre and Performing Arts

September 2022 BTEC Performing Arts update

September 2022 BTEC Performing Arts update

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Here is the latest news for BTEC Tech Awards, BTEC Firsts and BTEC Nationals in Performing Arts qualifications. This update includes guidance on post result services, training events, support materials and more

September 2022 GCSE and A level Drama update

Arrangements for 2023 assessments confirmed

Appointment booking service with your Subject Advisor

September 2022 BTEC Performing Arts update

September 2022 GCSE and A level Drama update

September 2022 GCSE and A level Drama update

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Here is the latest news for GCSE Drama and A level Drama and Theatre. This update includes guidance on the year ahead training events, support materials and more

Arrangements for 2023 assessments confirmed

Appointment booking service with your Subject Advisor

September 2022 BTEC Performing Arts update

September 2022 GCSE and A level Drama update

Arrangements for 2023 assessments confirmed

Arrangements for 2023 assessments confirmed

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The subject content and assessment arrangements in the academic year 2022 to 2023 have been confirmed but the situation will remain under review.

Appointment booking service with your Subject Advisor

September 2022 BTEC Performing Arts update

September 2022 GCSE and A level Drama update

Arrangements for 2023 assessments confirmed

Appointment booking service with your Subject Advisor

Appointment booking service with your Subject Advisor

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To help support you in the delivery of GCSE Drama, A level Drama and Theatre, BTEC Tech Award in Performing Arts, BTEC Nationals in Performing Arts and Performing Arts Practice, I have set up an appointment booking service. You can book a 10 minute video call with me to ask questions and provide feedback.

FAQs

Here are the answers to some common questions that teachers have asked recently

We provide a range of forms that you can use or adapt as you require.

We have quick list guides of all BTEC qualifications that are included in the performance tables in England for 2020 to 2023.

Yes! The Creative Practice BTEC qualifications are 100% internally assessed, approved for 16-18 funding, and carry UCAS points. Available in 540 and 1080 GLH sizes, the Performing Arts Practice and Production Arts Practice qualifications have been developed in association with teachers and employers from the creative industry.

If you are interested in offering these qualifications, please let us know and we will be in touch to discuss your options. 

The Department for Education and Ofqual have confirmed that students completing GCSE and A level Drama in summer 2023 will adhere to the usual arrangements for Components 1 and 2. 

This means that students should refer to the guidance provided in the specifications for the performance requirements, group sizes and timings for Components 1 and 2.

Useful Documents

Academic
Specification
Specification - GCSE 9-1 Drama
pdf | 989.7 KB
Academic
Specification
Specification - A level Drama and Theatre
pdf | 972.2 KB
Vocational
Specification - Pearson BTEC Level 1/2 Tech Award in Performing Arts 2022
BTEC Tech Award in Performing Arts 2022
pdf | 3.4 MB

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