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Theatre Studies A Level at Buxton Community School

Course description

At Buxton Community School we are also prepared to offer the A2/AS Theatre Studies to run alongside the BTEC Acting course. This is a highly academic course for which students must be able to act to a high standard, write extensive essays, study theatre practices in-depth, analyse live performances and realise play texts.

Course content

AS outline

  • Unit 1: Live Theatre Production Seen and Prescribed Play
  • Unit 2: Presentation of an Extract From a Play - Practical


A2 outline

  • Unit 3: Further Prescribed Plays Including Pre-Twentieth Century
  • Unit 4: Presentation of and Extract from a Play - Practical

Entry requirements

Entry into our 6th Form is based upon gaining a minimum of 5 A* - C at GCSE including at least a grade C in English and/or maths. BTEC courses will be taken into account in support of the 5 A*-C at GCSE. The minimum average points score for all subjects for entry into the 6th Form is 39.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Buxton Community School directly.

Last updated date: 14 September 2016

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