Why study Performing Arts?

In order to develop our confidence and our ability to express ourselves through Drama, Dance & Music!


Performing Arts is both interesting and enjoyable. It provides learners with skills, knowledge and understanding within the sphere of the creative and performing arts. The course offers practical structured learning with the flexibility to specialise in the discipline of acting.

  • PERSONALISED - TO STUDENT STRENGTHS & ASPIRATIONS - Through individual tracking & mentoring, personalised courses & performance opportunities
  • INCLUSIVE - IN OPPORTUNITIES FOR EVERY INDIVIDUAL - All students are able to access the same courses & every student is able to focus upon areas of study which will be of direct benefit to their development
  • BALANCED - IN DESIGN & DELIVERY - A clear balance of practical & written activities run through all levels of the curriculum
  • EFFECTIVE - IN DEVELOPING BOTH CONFIDENCE & SUBJECT SKILLS - Students study & experience both practical & theoreitcal elements results in high achievement & personal development. Students are supported in their progression to FE & HE
  • RICH - IN OPPORTUNITIES - Courses are selected to offer students the opportunities for both breadth & specialisation within the realm of Performing Arts
  • COHERENT - IN EXPECTATION, COMMUNICATION & DELIVERY - Consistently strong subject delivery is evident across the department. Clear & well defined pathways have been developed for the students
  • SEQUENTIAL - IN COURSE DELIVERY TO ENABLE THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF STUDENT PROGRESS - Through lessons that introduce & build on skills. Students are encouraged to evaluate all elements of their progress & set themselves targets for development