At WLC you will be surrounded by performance, music, theatre and drama at every turn, with the world of the performing arts on your doorstep. Whatever role you choose, whether it be behind the scenes or centre stage, we will equip you with the skills and attributes.
You will benefit from being taught by professionals who have a wealth of knowledge and experience from working professionally in the field. We select plays, musicians and themes which draw on a wide range of international artists and practitioners to ensure the areas you study are dynamic, forward thinking and representative of our society. You will work with and learn from practitioners and experienced professionals on our dynamic courses.
Ideally for learners working towards Entry 3.
Formal qualifications are not essential.
Learners will attend interview and English and Maths assessment.
For learners with an EHC plan, the college will require a formal consultation from their Local Authority.
All students will compile a portfolio of evidence that will contain a mixture of photographs, witness statements, personal statements and course work. The portfolios are internally assessed and verified prior to external verification by an Awarding Body.
Some students complete a portfolio which records their progress and development using RARPA (Recognising and Recording Personal Achievement), these portfolios are internally verified.
Most students will be entered for Functional Skills English and Maths live assessments at the level indicated during initial assessments and verified through continuous diagnostic assessments.
Progression for each learner is individually planned.
If students successfully complete this programme of study they can progress onto another vocational pathway, Foundation learning, Supported Internship or mainstream options.
Some learners at the end of their academic journey will progress onto community Provision.
Progression subject to students meeting eligibility criteria.
Learners will be assessed at the start of their course. Teaching and Learning will be differenciated to meet individual needs. All students will participate in small group sessions comprising no more than 10 students. The study methods are a mix of practical, theory and independent research completed by students with appropriate support.
You will be required to:
- Undertake enterprise activities and fundraising events as part of the course.
- Work as part of a team and support others.
- Undertake specified work experience placements.
If you will be aged 16 to 18 on 31 August in the year you begin your studies and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, your course will be free.
You may be eligible for financial help to support with books, travel, course materials and childcare costs – please click here for more information.