Btec Performing Arts at Angmering aims to engage, inspire and challenge you with a breadth of theatrical content.  You will work both practically and theoretically covering a range of performance skills, original work, attending performances and exploring texts.  With a focus on quality, high expectations and fun, we aim to offer an enjoyable and challenging course leading to further study or employment in a wide range of fields.  Performing Arts will expand your public speaking skills, creativity, emotional awareness, risk taking, confidence and self-awareness.


This course is equivalent in size to one A level.

There are 4 units – 3 are mandatory (1 internally assessed, 2 externally assessed) and 1 optional (internally assessed).

Units range in content exploring all elements of theatre and performance.  You will be able to choose their optional unit and the focus for their mandatory units.


The Extended Certificate is for learners who are interested in learning about the performing arts sector alongside other fields of study, with a view to progressing to a wide range of higher education courses or employment.

Entry Requirements:

Course-specific Entry Requirements: 4 or above in Drama or 4 or above in English plus 3 additional subjects at pass or grade 4 or above.