Theatre Studies A2 at Therfield School
Synoptic paper (examination) A performance of a play, performed to an audience (externally assessed) The creation of a piece of devised theatre, which is internally assessed and videoed (coursework)
GCSE Drama is not mandatory, but a Grade B in both GCSE English and English Literature plus recent experience in drama productions/activities is essential. Rehearsal and theatre visits after school are compulsory elements of the course and students must demonstrate a commitment to the course and to others students if they are to succeed.
You could take this course to complement other advanced level courses that may be related to the performing arts or to prepare for the A2 part of an Advanced GCE in Drama and Theatre Studies, which could lead onto higher education within the arts or more general higher education courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to the performing arts such as working in the Film, Television or Theatre industries. You may also like to look at joining a theatre group to increase your drama and theatre experience. The course offers a distinct subject content which provides you with the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers from lots of industries are looking for.
To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Therfield School directly.