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Drama A Level at The Green School

Course description

An inspiring course which emphasises practical creativity alongside research and theoretical understanding. You will learn through experience, seeing theatre and making theatre for yourselves. You will be introduced to a wide range of theatrical styles and contexts as you explore plays practically, devise and work on performances.

You can choose to develop as a performer, designer (lighting, sound, set, costume, puppets), director, or a combination of these.

Entry requirements

GCSE Drama grade B.


A-Level Drama, two-year linear course. Examining board: AQA.

Written Exam (40%):
- Drama through the ages/20th and 21st century drama/ Live theatre production

Creating original Drama (30%):
- Devised group performance / Individual working notebook

Making Theatre (30%):
- Live performance / Reflective Report

Future opportunities

The study of Drama will lead to a wide variety of careers in the arts, teaching, journalism and media. This course will support students who wish to study the performing arts in higher education.

The study of Drama encourages you to link theory and practice and to approach problem solving in a creative way. The study of recognised theatre practitioners and iconic set plays will broaden your understanding of literature and the arts and enable you to understand historical, cultural and social context.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Green School directly.

Last updated date: 08 December 2016
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