INCLUDING ART, DRAMA, MUSIC & DANCE
GCSE Art & Design
Students will build on skills and prior knowledge and have the opportunity to work from observation using two and three dimensions. Individual creativity is encouraged by using a wide range of different materials and techniques . Students also learn aspects of Art history and study and evaluate a wide range of Artists.
This course covers music from 1600 to present day, and develops students’ understanding of music from different parts of the world through listening and appraising, composing and performance opportunities. The course is assessed through Controlled Assessment tasks in composing and performing (60%) and a listening exam (40%) which is taken at the end of Year 11.
BTEC Level 2 Award in Performing Arts (Acting)
This course is assignment-based, covering vocational contexts which prepare students for careers in the Performing Arts sector. Students will cover drama exploratory techniques and drama practitioners, such as Brecht and Stanislavski. There are assignments in which students will work together as a Performing Arts cohort in a production.
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Art & Design GCSE
BTEC Performing Arts
King Edward VI High School
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