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Theatre Studies A Level at Queens` School

Course description

Component 1: Devising. You will explore an extract of a play and create your own piece of theatre using the extract as a stimulus. You will create a portfolio to go with your performance.

Component 2: Text in Performance. You will perform a monologue and a group piece from two different plays.

Component 3: Theatre Makers in Practice. For this written exam you will study 2 plays from the perspective of an actor, director and designer. You will also evaluate live theatre.

Entry requirements

Students must also have a C grade or above in GCSE Maths and


Component 1: 40% internally assessed and externally moderated.

Component 2: 20% externally assessed.

Component 3: 40% externally assessed (2 and a half hour written exam)

Future opportunities

Students continue their studies at university in Drama. Some of our students go on to study Law. Drama is seen in a very positive light by universities as students can communicate effectively. Past students have gone to drama school to study musical theatre, technical theatre, acting and dance.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Queens` School directly.

Last updated date: 23 August 2017
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