Performing Arts: Musical Theatre

Performing Arts: Musical Theatre runs for Year 11 students who are finishing off their BTEC Level 2 Award qualification.

 

Year 11

Half Term 1 (September – October)

Unit 2 – Preparation, Performance and Production
This unit gives the class a chance to work together as a performance company to prepare a full length musical theatre work for live performance.

In this unit students will;

  1. Take part in preparations for a live musical theatre performance
  2. Demonstrate performance skills and techniques in live performance

The performance and production teams work together to explore, develop and shape ideas for the performance to ensure that everything is ready for opening night.

External Assessment/Controlled Assessment: No
Internal Common Assessment: Yes
Controlled Assessment Deadline this H/T: N/A
Field Trips/Visits: No

 

Half Term 2 (November – December)

Continuing work on Unit 2 – Preparation, Performance and Production

External Assessment/Controlled Assessment: No
Internal Common Assessment: Yes
Controlled Assessment Deadline this H/T: N/A
Field Trips/Visits: No

 

Half Term 3 (January – February)

Unit 1 – Individual Showcase (Externally assessed unit)
In this unit students learn how to promote themselves effectively in a range of situations. First impressions matter, so it is crucial that students are able to recognise and promote their skills with confidence and clarity.

In this unit students will;

  1. Understand the skills required for a particular progression opportunity e.g. education
  2. Present a self-promotional response to the progression opportunity

Students prepare a letter of application and 2 audition pieces that successfully demonstrate their relevant skills and knowledge.

External Assessment/Controlled Assessment: No
Internal Common Assessment: No
Controlled Assessment Deadline this H/T: N/A
Field Trips/Visits: No

 

Half Term 4 (March – April)

Continuing work on Unit 1 – Individual Showcase

External Assessment/Controlled Assessment: Yes
Internal Common Assessment: Yes
Controlled Assessment Deadline this H/T: N/A
Field Trips/Visits: No

 

Half Term 5 (April – May)

Continuing work on Unit 1 – Individual Showcase

External Assessment/Controlled Assessment: Yes
Internal Common Assessment: No
Controlled Assessment Deadline this H/T: Yes
Field Trips/Visits: No