Performing Arts

AS and A level Performing Arts

You can find the specification at:

  • www.edexcel.com
  • Click ‘Qualifications’ button
  • Find ‘Applied GCE’ and click
  • Click on ‘Performing Arts’
  • Our qualification at Crickhowell High School is:
  • Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Advanced Subsidiary GCE in Performing Arts (Single Award) (8781)
  • Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Advanced GCE in Performing Arts (Single Award) (9781)

What to Expect:

The Assessment Objectives for the subject are:

Assessment Objective
AO1 Knowledge and understanding of the performing arts industry.

You will need to demonstrate that you understand the processes and products of the performing arts industry.

AO2 Acquisition of skills and techniques

You will need to acquire skills and techniques in specialist areas.

AO3 Application of skills and techniques.

You will need to realise what you have learnt and apply your skills and techniques in work-related contexts.

AO4 Analysis and evaluation

You will need to analyse and evaluate your own and others’ working practice, performance and ideas.