Creative Performance

Course Overview

Our Access courses are a full time study programme and designed to take one year to complete. 
Each Access course is delivered by staff who are subject specialists and we also 
include a Pastoral Support Package with every Access 2 A Levels option, to help support you through your study programme and move you towards your future aspirations. 

Entry Requirements

There is no requirement for any specifc prior learning but we do require that you achieve at least a Grade 3 in GCSE English and maths. 

Course Outline

This course provides an exciting opportunity for students who are looking to progress on to A Levels/BTEC courses at Cadbury College that can lead to a career in the performing arts sector/university.
It’s also an ideal foundation that provides you with an understanding of how to perform in many different disciplines within the creative arts sector. You will practice and develop skills for performances throughout the year, whilst developing knowledge about the performing arts industry. 
The course will focus on:

• Devising and composing music, drama and dance 
• Developing vocal, instrumental, drama and dance skills 
• Understanding the rehearsal and performance process 
• Exploring the performing arts business 

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Frequently Asked Questions

How does the college allocate places to students?

All applicants will be invited to attend an admissions interview. An offer of a place to study at Cadbury College is made subject to you meeting the College's standard entry grade requirements. If the number of applicants exceeds the number of places on offer a reserve list will be opened.

What are the costs to study at Cadbury College?

There are no tuition fees for 16-18 year olds. Students are asked to pay a £25 book deposit when they enrol at the college, however this is returned at the end of the two years of study when all books and resources have been returned to the college. Some subjects will offer field trips which may impose some additional costs, however these costs will be kept to a minimum and these field trips are not compulsory.

When does enrolment take place?

Enrolment takes place after GCSE Results are announced. It is usually at the end of August into the beginning of September, with all students being on timetable by the end of the first week of September. Further details about enrolment and a date/time for your individual appointment will be sent to you in a letter over the summer holiday. The enrolment appointment will take between 1 and 2 hours.

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