BTEC Performing Arts - New Spec

Exam Board & Code: Pearson Edexcel

Delivery: - From: Sept 2016  To: August 2018       

QAN code: 600/4785/9

Assessment Overview: 

This course is assessed using Pass, Merit and Distinction grades for each element of each unit. These equate to the new levels of 1-9.

The course is comprised of 3 units. Two internally assessed and 1 externally assessed unit.

  • Unit 1 –Individual Showcase – 25%  (Externally assessed)
  • Unit 2 –Preparation, Performance and Production – 25% (Internally assessed)
  • Unit 3 –Acting Skills – 50%  (Internally assessed)


Topic planner   2016-17

Term               Topic

1                     Technical Acting Skills - Voice

2                     Monologues & Duologues

3                     Technical Acting Skills - Movement

4                      Storytelling

5                      Naturalistic Performance

6                      Assignment 1

Topic Planner 2017-2018

Term                 Topic

1                       Preparing for a production

2                       Production performance and review

3                       Individual showcase preparation and planning

4                       Individual showcase letter of application

5                       Individual showcase performance 

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