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Performance Studies

Performance Studies

This subject is 65% written work with a comprehensive coursework assignment at AS and a written exam at the end of each academic year. It explores the 3 art forms dance, drama and music and gives students a very good grounding in analytical and research skills.

The Performance & Dance department had brand new facilities constructed in 2010 in the new Dalton building. This includes a theatre which seats an audience of around 200; Dance and Drama Studios; Performance and Rehearsal areas; Changing and showering facilities for students; Dedicated teaching and learning rooms including an ICT suite.

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What our students say

In Performance I have made lots of close friends and gained valuable skills for the future. I have taken part in the production of 'Guys and Dolls' as well as the Performance trip to London, both of which allowed me to get to know the teachers better which in turn made lessons even more enjoyable.
Rhys Burke