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Performing Arts: Drama GCSE Level 2 at Nottingham Academy

Course description

– Are you a performer?

– Do you want to explore ways of communicating?

Course content

You will study the history of theatre, influential practitioners,

contemporary theatre companies and visits to the theatre to

watch live performances.

Entry requirements

Usually 5 GCSEs at grade D/E or above,however, applications will be

taken into consideration depending on previous educational background.


– 60%: controlled assessment; devised performance and a scripted performance.

– 40%: written examination; writing about your own work and a live performance.

Future opportunities

Successful completion of this course will enable you to go on

to level 3 study in the arts or literature and will equip you with

the skills and confidence to embark on any course or career.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Nottingham Academy directly.

Last updated date: 05 June 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year