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Drama and Theatre Studies AS/A2 Level at St Philip Howard Catholic High School

Course description

Whose kind of course?
Drama and Theatre Studies is an exploration of Theatre in all forms.
• You will study new styles and approaches
• Explore plays that are inspiring
• There will be many opportunities for performance & see live theatre productions
• You will have the opportunity to devise a completely original performance.

Course content

Component 1: Drama and Theatre 

What´s assessed
• Knowledge & understanding of drama and theatre & the study of two play
• Analysis & evaluation of the work of live theatre makers
How it´s assessed: Written exam: 3 hours. 40% 

Component 2: Creating Original Drama

What´s assessed
• Process of creating devised drama
• Performance of devised drama
How it´s assessed: Working notebook & Devised performance, 30% 

Component 3: Making theatre (practical) 

Entry requirements

B at GCSE recommended (C at GCSE and Non Drama GCSE students considered).


What´s assessed 
• Practical exploration and interpretation of play extracts & methodology of a prescribed practitioner
• A final assessed performance & reflective report; analysing and evaluating the-atrical interpretation of all three extracts
How it´s assessed : Performance & Reflective report, 30%

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Philip Howard Catholic High School directly.

Last updated date: 11 December 2015
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