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Drama and Theatre Studies at Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Glantaf

Course description

Four separate unit assessed over two years two for AS and two for A2.

Course content

AS:- DA1 Performance workshop – internally assessed externally moderated = 40% • a practical performance which should include two pieces of work, one from a set text and one devised piece. • one practitioner must be applied to each. • exam between November and March. DA2 Text in performance – written paper, externally marked = 60% • two texts from two groups, one pre – 1900, one post – 1900. • one question on each in relation to performance. • live theatre review. A2:- DA3 Performance on a set theme – externally marked = 60% • Performance based on a theme • extract from a published text • devised piece • written report of performance. Controlled test within 24 hours of performance. One and a half hours duration. DA4 Text in context – written paper externally marked = 40% Synoptic unit based on two texts from two groups of selected plays. Section A/B • Questions based on whole play based on an actor preparing or director staging Section C • unseen text from any period • create a ground plan • movement of characters • lighting/sound • discussion of concept and justification.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Glantaf directly.

Last updated date: 15 September 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September