Oastler’s School understands the importance of Performing Arts and how the skills required to be successful in Performing Arts will allow the learners to gain confidence, build of self-esteem whilst learning and developing skills in Dance, Acting and Musical Theatre. The course requires learners to explore performance work but also encourage them to learn and develop their own skills.
All learners will acquire technical knowledge and technical skills through vocational contexts by studying acting, dance or musical theatre as part of their Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 learning. KS3 will explore performing arts focusing on developing the skills required to be a successful performer. Some of the topics covered are mime, physical theatre, script reading, devising and choreography.
The Level 2 Diploma in Performing and Production Arts provides a full-time introduction to performance, production and design for the Performing Arts that give students a broad diagnostic experience that develops an understanding of Performing Arts as a collaborative activity. The qualification aims to enable students to reengage with education and acquire the requisite skills, knowledge and understanding to progress to further education and employment.
This will allow them to build confidence, develop team working skills and provide them with knowledge and skills in Performing Arts.
The impact of Performing Arts at Oastlers provides learners an opportunity to explore their creative expression and build on their self-confidence, develop their ability to perform and learn new skills in a fun and safe environment. There are several progression routes for example UAL Level 3 performance and production.
Performing Arts can benefit learners who wish to pursue a career in the arts industry, media, the communications industry, law, marketing and any career which deals with the public or presentations in business.