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GCSE

Several weeks ago, I interviewed Adam Penford, Nottingham Playhouse’s incoming artistic director, for The Stage. During our conversation, he mentioned how important one of his...

Uptake of arts subjects at GCSE level has hit the lowest point in a decade, according to a new study. The findings are the latest...

Arts education campaigners have reiterated the "devastating" impact of the English Baccalaureate on creative subjects, after GCSE entries were confirmed to have dropped for...

The number of students taking performing and expressive arts subjects at A level has dropped more than 10% this year, as a leading education...

August 24 will be a sad day for GCSE drama. The final cohort of students will receive their award as an A*-G grade. Next...

The sharp decline in take-up of arts subjects at GCSE has been “more than made up for” by an increase in pupils taking IT...

Former culture secretary Maria Miller has dismissed fears that the government’s controversial English Baccalaureate system is having a negative impact on arts subjects, calling...

The number of students taking drama GCSE has fallen sharply in 2017, dropping by 9% in a year. Figures released by Ofqual, the body that...

Once the decision has been made to try to break into the performing arts, 16 to 18-year-olds can choose from a variety of courses...
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