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Drama and Theatre AS Level at Chipping Campden School

Course description

Drama and Theatre offers both a challenging and practically rigorous course, suitable for students with an avid curiosity about all aspects of drama and threatre.

Course content

This one year course comprises two components. Component 1 is an internally assessed and externally moderated component, which is worth 60% of the qualification. Students participate in the creation, development and performance of two separate performance pieces, The first is an extract from a text of the student's choice and the second is a piece of theatre based upon a reinterpretation of a second extract.

Entry requirements

Grade B or above in GCSE Drama is preferred, plus grade C or above in GCSE English.


Performance workshop
Text in Context

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Chipping Campden School directly.

Last updated date: 05 October 2017

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    • The school has over 1100 students, 250 in the sixth form, but retains a ‘family feel’

      through its excellent pastoral organisation. We welcome additional

      students post-16 to follow A Level and other advanced courses of


      Achievement is outstanding because students have access to an

      excellent curriculum and are taught extremely well. (OfSTED)

      The school is determined to:

      • Provide a safe environment where students are happy, able to

      learn, achieve their potential and develop as fully rounded people

      • Personalise learning pathways so that every student makes the

      best progress possible

      • Provide high quality teaching which challenges the most able and

      supports successful learning for all