Drama and Theatre Studies A Level at The Axe Valley Community College
IS THIS COURSE FOR ME? Yes if you are: ready to perform experimental a risk taker a good listener a good communicator ready to lead a hard worker an avid reader ready to initiate rehearsals ready to improvise willing to commit to extra-curricular activities.
AS Unit 1 – Studying two plays through practical exploration and evaluating live performance from theatre visits. Unit 2 – Rehearse and perform two pieces of scripted theatre to an audience and a visiting examiner. A2 Unit 3 – This unit requires the creation of a unique and original piece of theatre. This unit is initiated and rehearsed by the students as an ensemble with guidance from your teachers Unit 4 – This externally examined written unit requires the detailed study of one prescribed play and one prescribed historical period of theatrical development.
The normal 5 A* to C pass rate to study advanced Level 3 courses. You must have GCSE Drama and/or English A* to C.
Unit one – Internally assessed practical and written work by your teacher and externally moderated Unit two – Marked by a visiting examiner Unit three – Internally assessed practical and written work by your teacher and externally moderated Unit four – Externally examined.
Be a performer in a variety of areas. Work in the entertainment industry. Become a journalist focusing on the entertainment industry. Find employment in the theatre designing stages, costumes etc. All employers appreciate the value of creative, self-disciplined and cooperative people who are team players.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Axe Valley Community College directly.