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Drama & Theatre Studies AS/A2 Level at Alexandra Park School

Course description

The core skills being developed in this qualification are:

  • The ability to recognise and understand the interrelationship between performer, designer and director.
  • The understanding that texts and extracts studied may represent a range of social, historical and cultural contexts.
  • The ability to analyse and evaluate their own work and the work of others.

The ability to understand how performance texts can be interpreted and performed.

Course content

The AS is a one year course consisting of two modules.
The full A level is gained by completing three more modules.

Entry requirements


Students who would benefit most from this course will have one or more of the following:

  •  GCSE grade A* - C for English
  •  Achievement at Key Stage 4 in an Arts subject

A keen interest in drama and theatre is a pre-requisite for entry to the course



Coursework and Exams.

Future opportunities

The qualification will enable students to:

Study drama and theatre or a performing arts subject in higher education at HND or degree level.

Gain a Level 3 qualification that will contribute to the points required for entry to a range of HNDs and Degrees in related subjects.

Gain access to a range of people-orientated careers.


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Alexandra Park School directly.

Last updated date: 21 October 2016
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    • Alexandra Park School is a thriving and dynamic school which boasts excellent examination results and an outstanding curriculum experience in both the main school and the sixth form. The school is situated on a beautiful five-acre site adjacent to Durnsford Park within sight of Alexandra Palace. The school was opened in 1999 with the aim of creating a great comprehensive school at the heart of the community. We have become that great local school offering top-class education alongside a wealth of opportunities.