Drama, Theatre Studies and Performing Arts

Post-results services for BTEC qualifications in Performing Arts 2019

Post-results services for BTEC qualifications in Performing Arts 2019

This update provides information and guidance on the support we can offer to you and your students for BTEC Nationals and BTEC Level 2 Tech Awards and Firsts.

GCSE and A level Drama and Theatre post results support 2019

New Community group for Performing Arts and Drama teachers

Important AS qualification update

Post-results services for BTEC qualifications in Performing Arts 2019

GCSE and A level Drama and Theatre post results support 2019

GCSE and A level Drama and Theatre post results support 2019

This update provides information and guidance on the support we can offer to you and your students for A Level Drama and Theatre (results day: 15 August) and GCSE Drama (results day: 22 August).

New Community group for Performing Arts and Drama teachers

Important AS qualification update

Post-results services for BTEC qualifications in Performing Arts 2019

GCSE and A level Drama and Theatre post results support 2019

New Community group for Performing Arts and Drama teachers

New Community group for Performing Arts and Drama teachers

We have developed a new community platform where you can communicate directly with me and with performing arts and drama teaching colleagues.

Important AS qualification update

Post-results services for BTEC qualifications in Performing Arts 2019

GCSE and A level Drama and Theatre post results support 2019

New Community group for Performing Arts and Drama teachers

Important AS qualification update

Important AS qualification update

This update contains some important news about Edexcel AS qualifications.

Subject advisor

Paul Webster

Drama, Theatre Studies and Performing Arts
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Paul Webster, Drama, Theatre Studies and Performing Arts subject advisor

FAQs

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

You can find the exam timetables for the 2019-20 academic year in our support area.

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

As part of our ongoing commitment to ensuring that the qualifications we offer best meet the needs of our teachers and learners, we have been working closely with centres to understand how the reformed AS and A level qualifications are being used. You can access a summary of key findings on our context and research headlines page.

We have been reviewing our AS and A level qualification suite against these findings, and as a result, we intend to withdraw our AS qualification in Drama and Theatre.

The final opportunity to enter for these assessments will be summer 2020.

Important information

Our aim in taking this approach is to align our qualifications and support with the subjects and levels that teachers are prioritising. We will continue to offer our A level qualifications in all of these subjects, and this decision does not affect any of our AS qualifications in other subjects. 

Support

We understand that you may have questions about this change, and how it will affect you and your learners. We are here to help you with any concerns you may have, and to provide additional information or support that you may need. Your subject advisor is available to answer any questions and you can find their contact details via the relevant subject page.

FAQs

Please take a look at our frequently-asked questions which may help to clarify any queries you might have.

We would also welcome your thoughts on what additional A level support you would like to see, to help you delivery the linear qualifications.

We have quick list guides of all BTEC qualifications that are included in the performance tables in England for 2020 to 2022.

Yes! The brand-new suite of 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. 

Useful Documents

Academic
A level Drama and Theatre - specification (issue 4)
pdf | 958.4 KB
Vocational
Specification - BTEC Tech Awards in Performing Arts
pdf | 2.9 MB
Academic
GCSE Drama - specification (issue 2)
pdf | 947.5 KB

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