Drama and Theatre Studies at Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre
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.
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
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.