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Drama and Theatre Studies at Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre

Course description

AS

Unit 1: Live theatre production seen and prescribed play Candidates’ personal response to live theatre seen during the course, interpretation of a set play from a performance perspective.

Unit 2: Presentation of an extract from a play Working in groups to develop and present an extract from a published play chosen by the candidates. Study of an influential director, designer, Theatre Company or other practitioner, linked to the candidate’s practical work.

AL

Unit 3: Further prescribed plays including pre-twentieth century Study of a set play with a choice from a variety of pre-twentieth century plays Study of a set play with a choice from a variety of twentieth century plays or contemporary drama There is a choice of six plays for each of the two sections.

Unit 4: Presentation of devised drama Working in groups to develop and present a devised drama, performed in a theatrical style of their choice Research into a theatrical style chosen by the group for their practical work

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirement is a grade C in GCSE and ideally a background involving performance

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre directly.

Last updated date: 30 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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