Drama & Theatre Studies A-Level at The West Bridgford School
Drama & Theatre Studies allows students to gain a practical and theoretical knowledge of drama from different periods and the technical and performance skills of live theatre.
Study two plays from a performance perspective and present extracts to a live audience.
Study the work of two theatre practitioners, examining their performance theories from a practical perspective.
Visit a variety of theatrical productions and reflect on them in an examination.
Study two prescribed plays: one pre-1900 play and one 20th Century or contemporary play. Students will study these from a practi-cal perspective but it will be examined in a written paper.
Devise a piece of drama for performance.
Assessment- in both years, students will sit one written examination and complete one practical assessment.
Grade B in GCSE Drama or English, within one of the below:
3 A Level subjects + General Studies: 3 Grade B in chosen subjects + 2 Grade C, including Grade B in Maths & English Language
4 A Level subjects + General Studies: 2 Grade A/A* + 2 Grade B in chosen subjects + 1 Grade C, including Grade B in Maths & English Language
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The West Bridgford School directly.