Performing Arts

Term 1
Key Learning Objectives Learners begin the Performing Arts Making Learning Irresistible curriculum with an induction challenge. During this challenge, learners will develop their communication, teamwork, creativity and leadership skills through the creation of a performance piece based upon a given theme such as ‘ICE’.

After the induction, challenge learners are then introduced to the Arts Award qualification that they will be aiming to achieve.

Explore the arts as a participant:

Learners will participate in an art form, participate in discussion about how to develop arts practice and show improvement in their personal arts practice.

Key Activities / Homeworks Learners are set a variety of practical and written homework’s over the term. These may include practical rehearsals, adding to their verbal feedback journey map and self-evaluations.
Assessments Each unit has specific assessment criteria. Learners will compile a portfolio of evidence to submit for moderation. Each unit is marked as a pass/ below a pass, this will be stated on the assessment report form. Learners must attempt all units and must pass 3 out of the 4 to achieve the qualification. The Arts Award qualification is formally accredited and therefore externally moderated at the end of the course by Trinity College, London.
Suggest reading & support materials Learners can access the Arts award website, they will also be directed to specific support materials by their teacher. Learners can access electives afterschool to further enhance their practical work. In Music this would include access to and practicing for instrumental lessons

 

Term 2
Key Learning Objectives Explore the arts as a participant:

Students will participate in an art form, participate in discussion about how to develop arts practice and show improvement in personal arts practice.

Explore the arts as an audience member:

Students will experience one or more live arts events, reflect on the event and participate in discussion reflecting on what they have seen.

Arts inspiration:

Learners will use research methods to find out about an artist, craftsperson or practitioner who inspires them.

Key Activities / Homework Learners are set a variety of practical and written homework’s over the term. These may include practical rehearsals, adding to their verbal feedback journey map and research in to an inspiring Arts practitioner.
Assessments Each unit has specific assessment criteria. Learners will compile a portfolio of evidence to submit for moderation. Each unit is marked as a pass/ below a pass, this will be stated on the assessment report form. Learners must attempt all units and must pass 3 out of the 4 to achieve the qualification. The Arts Award qualification is formally accredited and therefore externally moderated at the end of the course by Trinity College, London.
Suggest reading & support materials Learners can access the Arts Award website, they will also be directed to specific support materials by their teacher. Learners can access electives afterschool to further enhance their practical work.

 

Term 3
Key Learning Objectives Learners will choose, plan and teach a dance or drama skill to others, they will then evaluate the process.
Key Activities / Homework Learners are set a variety of practical and written homework over the term.   These may include practical rehearsals, research into a specific dance or drama skill and self-evaluations.
Assessments Each unit has specific assessment criteria. Learners will compile a portfolio of evidence to submit for moderation. Each unit is marked as a pass/ below a pass, this will be stated on the assessment report form. Learners must attempt all units and must pass 3 out of the 4 to achieve the qualification. The Arts Award qualification is formally accredited and therefore externally moderated at the end of the course by Trinity College, London.
Suggest reading & support materials Learners can access the Arts award website; their teacher will also direct them to specific materials. Learners can access electives afterschool to further enhance their practical work.