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GCE Performance Studies at Queen Elizabeth's Academy

Course description

This course offers the opportunity for higher-level study in Performing Arts. It is modular and covers work connected to the Performing Arts Industry, the creation and development of original drama theory and its development.


This course is similar in style to the working and assessment at GCSE level. In addition, you are requested to keep working records of all practical work and skills development.

During the course you will study practitioners and a variety of extract of works; you will:

have the opportunity to do two performances.

This course will develop your:

understanding of performance texts and genres

skills in analysing texts and genres

skills as a performer

imagination, creativity and sensitivity in the performance context

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Queen Elizabeth's Academy directly.

Last updated date: 06 August 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years