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Drama and Theatre A Level at Carre's Grammar School

Course description

By following the Edexcel syllabus of this course you will gain a deeper understanding of how theatre works and you will have opportunities to be a performer, a designer and an active audience member. In all of these areas you will gain skills and understanding that will prove to be valuable and rewarding in the future.

Entry requirements

The minimum entry requirements for level 3 academic study apply. Additionally you should have a Grade B or above in a performance related GCSE or at least a Merit in BTEC Performing Arts.


A Level Drama & Theatre will be assessed through a combination of a 40% written exam and 60% internal assessment. You will be required to demonstrate a practical understanding of two complete performance texts and at least three key extracts from three other texts. You must study the work and methodologies of two theatre practitioners at A2. You will be required to participate in a minimum of two performances, one which is devised and one from a studied text.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Carre's Grammar School directly.

Last updated date: 10 October 2017

Key information

  • Start date: Next September