A Level Drama & Theatre Studies
Students successfully completing this course will have a thorough understanding of drama and theatre, highly - developed analytical and creative skills and an ability to communicate effectively with others.
Throughout the course students will visit the theatre and participate in performances. Students will be expected to work individually and as part of a group
What can this course lead to?
This course can lead to degree courses at university, theatre schools and performing art colleges or employment within any industry that requires confident, articulate and creative thinkers. There is also the possibility that this course can lead to a career in theatre, film and television.
Unit Content [Exam Board: Edexcel]
UNIT 1 [AS] Exploration of Drama & Theatre
UNIT 2 [A2] Theatre text in performance
UNIT 3 [A2] Exploration of dramatic performance
UNIT 4 [A2] Theatre text in context.
Method of Assessment
UNIT 1: Practical assessment
UNIT 2: Practical interpretation of a play
UNIT 3: Production of a created piece.
UNIT 4: 2.5hr exam.
Minimum entry requirement
C grade in GCSE English Language or Drama.
For more information on what is taught in Year 12 and 13 together with the termly assessments, please click on the links below:
|Year 12 Curriculum Map|
|Year 13 Curriculum Map|