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Drama and Theatre A Level at Haydon Bridge Community High School and Sports College

Course description

When you study Drama and Theatre Studies at A-level it invests you with invaluable skills in articulating thoughts, exploring ideas, sharpening communication skills and providing the ability to work within a group situation both in a practical and academic setting.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent). You do not need to have taken drama at KS4 to do this course.


Component 1: Devising (40%). You will perform in a devised drama and produce a portfolio of evidence.

Component 2: Text in Performance (20%). You will perform a key extract from one play and a monologue from another.

Component 3: Theatre Makers in Practice. This is a written exam (2 hours 30 minutes)

Section A: Live Theatre Evaluation

Section B: Page to Stage: Realising a Performance Text

Section C: Interpreting a Performance Text

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Haydon Bridge Community High School and Sports College directly.

Last updated date: 04 October 2017

Key information

  • Start date: Next January