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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.

 

Curriculum Maps

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

 

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