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Drama and Theatre Studies A-Level at Prince Henry's High School

Course description

The course is taught through a series of lectures as well as practical workshops and approaches, working both individually and in groups.

Course content

At AS, students will study three performance texts and at A-Level, students will study five performance texts and devised drama.

The Theatre Studies specifications are designed to encourage students to gain confidence in performance, active learning, improvisation and problem solving as part of a team. It allows the students to gain an insight into the world of theatre through practical and written mediums.

Entry requirements

Entry requirement: No previous study of the subject is required, although a genuine love of the theatre and a willingness to perform are absolutely essential.


AS and A – Level Drama and Theatre Studies Examination 60% will be assessed through non-exam assessment (performance and portfolio). 40% of AS and A-Level Drama and Theatre Studies will be assessed through a written exam.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Prince Henry's High School directly.

Last updated date: 08 September 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years