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Drama and Theatre Studies A Level at Wallington High School for Girls

Course description

You will experience a wide range of dramatic activities that can prepare you for Degree level study or conservatoire training in Theatre. You will also develop your leadership, team work and public speaking skills as well as your ability to think creatively, problem solve and produce creative projects to a deadline.

Course content

You will experience a wide range of dramatic activities that can prepare you for Degree level study or conservatoire training in Theatre. You will also develop your leadership, team work and public speaking skills as well as your ability to think creatively, problem solve and produce creative projects to a deadline.

Entry requirements

An A grade in GSCE Drama.

Assessment

Component 1 - worth 40% of the A Level
Students devise a piece of theatre which they then perform. They will record the process and create a portfolio, which is internally marked and externally moderated.

Component 2 - worth 20% of the A Level
Students are directed in a group performance from a set text.
Students are directed in a monologue or duologue from a different set text.
Performances are externally assessed by a visiting examiner

Component 3– worth 40% of the A Level
Students explore, through practical workshops, a set text from the viewpoint of an actor. Students explore, through practical workshops, a set second set text from the viewpoint of a theatre director. Students evaluate a piece of live, professionally performed theatre.
Written examination paper. 2 hours 30 minutes. Externally marked by Edexcel.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Wallington High School for Girls directly.

Last updated date: 28 September 2016
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