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Drama and Theatre Studies at Overton Grange School

Course description

The A’ level course consists of 4 modules:
Unit 1 - Exploration of Drama & Theatre
Unit 2 - Theatre Text in Performance
Unit 3 - Exploration of Dramatic
Unit 4 - Written

Entry requirements

5 GCSE’s grade A*-C. A GCSE grade C or above in English is required to follow this course. No previous study of Drama is required.


Two performance exams are taken. One written exam at the end of the A2 qualifcation and includes a coursework module. Exploration notes from Unit 1 and a research and development portfolio from Unit 3 are both internally assessed.

Future opportunities

This A2 GCE can lead to further study in Drama, Theatre Studies and Performing
Arts in Higher Education at degree or HND level. It can be used as part of your
course to broaden your studies and may lead to a career in the performing arts
industries. Drama & Theatre Studies courses compliment a range of subjects
and are useful in building confidence, communication and presentation skills in
a range of careers.
Students have gone on to study related Higher Education courses including drama/theatre/education at Central School of Speech and Drama, acting (Northampton), drama and education (Winchester), performing arts (Chichester) and theatre studies (Surrey).

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Overton Grange School directly.

Last updated date: 12 September 2016
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