Drama and Theatre Studies A Level at Devonport High School for Boys
Why choose to study A Level Drama and Theatre Studies?
- The development of confident communication skills through assimilation and analytical exploration.
- Learning self-discipline and group cooperation alongside leadership and team values.
- The ability to respond critically and sensitively to a range of social contexts outside of your own experience.
- To develop a keen and lively interest in theatre fostering its value in lifelong learning.
- To develop your interest and enjoyment in drama and theatre both as an audience member and through your own practice.
Component 1: Drama and theatre
- Knowledge and understanding of drama and theatre.
- Study of two set plays.
- Analysis and evaluation of the work of live theatre makers.
Component 2: Creating original drama (practical)
- Process of creating devised drama.
- Performance of devised drama
Devised piece must be influenced by the work and methodologies of one prescribed practitioner.
Component 3: Making theatre (practical) What’s assessed:
- Practical exploration and interpretation of three extracts from contrasting plays. Methodology of a prescribed practitioner must be applied to Extract 3.
- Reflective report analysing and evaluating theatrical interpretation of all three extracts.
- It provides opportunities for progression on to courses in Higher Education in its own specialism or in other subjects as an entry qualification.
- To becoming a confident and skilful communicator, negotiator and team player.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Devonport High School for Boys directly.