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Drama and Theatre A-Level at The Ockendon Academy & Studio School

Course description

Students will study the work and methodologies of one influential theatre practitioner (individual or companies) in Year 12 and two theatre practitioners in Year 13.










Entry requirements

GCSE grade B or above in Drama.

GCSE grade 4 or above in English.




Unit 1: Devising, 40%

· Students devise a piece of theatre which they then perform. They will record the process in a portfolio.

Unit 2: Text in Performance, 20%

· Group performance from a performance text. Students will perform a mono/duo from a different text.

Unit 3: Theatre Makers in Practice, 40% exam

· Choice of one set text from six. This must be explored practically. Interpretation of a text as a director. Evaluation of a piece of live theatre students have seen. The exam is 2 hours and 30 minutes.


Future opportunities

It is excellent preparation for a degree in Drama or Drama School training.

The skills developed are also relevant to many different academic and professional areas, combining very well with other Arts, Humanities and English.


How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 21 September 2018
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