A range of 3/2 grades at GCSE. Experience of performing is a necessity.
Why Should You Take This Course?
If you have an interest in performing or entertaining and want an opportunity to learn new skills in singing, dance and acting then this is the course for you. It is an ideal way to increase your performance experience and explore all elements of this varied subject.
This is a full-time, practical course which is focused on supporting you towards a career in performance, entertaining or other public facing job roles. We will look at careers as a performer in a variety of contexts including cruise ships and holiday resorts. This course allows you to learn new skills and then try them out in professional quality performances.
How will I be assessed?
All units are assessed through internal assessment. Internal assessment allows learners to apply technical knowledge and demonstrate mastery of practical and technical skills through realistic tasks and activities.
This style of assessment promotes deep learning through ensuring the connection between knowledge
Are there any special expenses?
You will need a set of clothes for dance classes. We will also expect you to provide some elements of costume for performance, such as coloured t-shirts and black leggings for chorus work in a musical performance.
Throughout the course you will have the opportunity to take part in professional workshops and attend performances both locally and in the West End. Previous students have also given talks and shared their experiences of the next stage of their career.
What could I do next?
After this course many students choose to continue on to the Level 3 course in Performing Arts as well as mixed programmes including Level 3 Performing Arts (Acting or Dance) and Level 3 Travel & Tourism. To progress we would expect you to achieve a Merit on the First Diploma and have GCSE English at 4 or above.
If you wish to apply for 2021-2022 academic year, please complete the online application form.