Performing Arts GCSE
This page contains information related to our legacy GCSE Performing Arts specification available in England and Wales (taught from 2009). The operational end date (i.e. the last opportunity for assessment) for this qualification will be summer 2017. We apologise for any inconvenience this operational end date causes.
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Unit 2 and Unit 4
Unit 2 2017 Themed Showcase Performance (Single Award)
The Themed Showcase Performance for the Unit Two Single Award Performing Arts examination will be assessed by the external examiners between Wednesday, 15 March and Monday, 15 May 2017.
Please refer to Circular no.18 for more information.
Unit 4 2017 Commissioned Performance (Double Award)
The Commissioned Performance for the Unit Four Double Award Performing Arts examination will be assessed by the external examiners between Wednesday, 15 March and Monday, 15 May 2017.
Please refer to Circular no.19 for more information.
Unit 4 2017 Commissioned Performance Brief
The title of the 2017 Unit 4 Commissioned Performance is The Final Call. It is to be performed to an audience of teenagers aged 12-16.
Please refer to Circular no.95 for more information.
Get In Touch
Our Performing Arts subject specialists are on hand to answer any of your queries.
Subject OfficerRachel Edwards
029 2026 5482
Subject Support OfficerAnna Parker
029 2026 5123
GCSE Performing Arts Examiners' Reports Summer 2017Download
Principal Examiners' Report
The Summer 2017 Principal Examiners' reports provide feedback on this Summer's examination series. The reports include helpful observations and commentary on the work produced for this series and can assist teachers in preparing their students for the next examination series.