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Theatre Studies AS/A2 Level at Chichester High Schools Sixth Form

Course description

The AS course comprises a performance of an extract from a published play where you will be directed by your drama teacher, externally moderated and a practical exploration of two texts which is internally moderated.

Unit 1: Exploration of Drama andTheatre

Unit 2: TheatreText in Performance

The A2 course involves a written paper which will be prepared through practical exploration of a set text and a period of theatre history. Theatre practitioners will be studied in a practical way and will be inspiration for a group performance of devised drama, externally moderated. You should have a lively interest in the theatre, enjoy reading plays, devising original drama, and be willing to take part in extensive groupwork.

Unit 3: Exploration of Dramatic Performance

Unit 4: TheatreText in Context


Course content

See above.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at grade C or above with a grade B in Drama or extensive Drama experience


Mix of written and acting assessments.

Future opportunities


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Chichester High Schools Sixth Form directly.

Last updated date: 06 May 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 - 2 Years