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Drama and Theatre Studies A Level at St Michael's Catholic College

Course description

Component 1 Devising

  • 40% of the qualification
  • Devise an original performance piece.
  • Use one key extract from a performance text and a theatre practitioner as stimuli
  • There are two forms of assessment:
  • A portfolio of written/recorded evidence
  • Final performance   Component 2 Text in Performance
  • 20% of the qualification
  • A group performance of one key extract from a performance text
  • A monologue/duologue of one key extract from a different performance text
  • Component 3 
  • Examined by an external examiner!  
  • 40% of the qualification
  • Live theatre evaluation (500 words notes)
  • Study of two complete performance textsNo written exam until Year 13! And its only worth 40%. Students will go on to study a range of subjects as well as Drama at degree level including Psychology, Sociology, Law, Business, social sciences, Media and English Literature to name a few. Drama provides students skills that allows them to be confident, organised, independent, critical thinkers that are a credit to any workplace, therefore opening doors to a number of different career pathways.
  • Career Value
  • 2 ½ hours written examination in Year 13…

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Michael's Catholic College directly.

Last updated date: 21 December 2016
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