Theme of the week is: diversity
Course Accreditation: AS LEVEL THEATRE STUDIES
Examining Board: Edexcel
Method of Assessment:
Teacher, External Examiner, Exam.
The course demands practical, creative and communication skills in almost equal measure.
You will extend your ability to create drama and theatre, either in a performing or production
role. You will also be required to write about drama and to develop your powers of analysis
to become an informed critic. The course will involve taking part in drama productions, as
well as studying plays and playwrights, theatre styles and the history of theatre worldwide.
Combination of practical performance workshops and theory lessons which are designed to
consolidate learning. Students are expected to have a mature approach to individual and
group rehearsal time. Students should be independent and proactive when necessary.
Very flexible and variable – study lessons and own rehearsal periods.
Time Allocation: 8 hours per fortnight plus external rehearsal time
Private Study Requirement
Wider reading, research and rehearsals. 2 hours of private study per week.
Extra Curricular Opportunities
Helping with Drama Club, A Level Productions, School Productions, Lighting, Sound and
Advisable for Following Careers
Useful for a multitude of careers including all teambuilding/workplace skills, communication
skills and self confidence. Further study – Drama, Theatre Studies and Performing Arts at
degree or HND Level, Lighting, Sound, Set or Costume Design.
Good Combination With
All subjects, especially English, History, Politics and Music Technology.
Link Tutor: Miss J Nichols