Devising - You will create and perform an original piece of theatre to a specific target audience.
Theatre Makers in Practice - The opportunity to see live theatre and develop your evaluative skills. You will explore a text as a theatre maker and understand how theatre can be reimagined.
Text in performance - A performance of a monologue or duologue, as well as a group performance.
Component 1 Devising : Internally assessed through performance and portfolio. 40 % of total A Level.
Component 2 Text in Performance: Externally assessed through a group performance (36 marks) and a monologue/ duologue (24 marks). 20% of total A Level
Component 3 : 2 hr 30 minute written exam comprising 4 extended response questions.
Minimum requirements for admission to the Sixth Form:
A grade 5 in Mathematics
A grade 5 in English Language or English Literature
Achieving at least 3 other GCSEs at grade 6 or above.
Subject specific requirement:
Grade 6 or Merit in a related GCSE or equivalent, or evidence of performance if not studied at GCSE
Career opportunities for students who study A Level Drama and Theatre include arts/theatre administration, journalism, director, actor, designer, playwright, stage management, theatre management, theatrical agent, technician, broadcasting, media presenting, education, drama therapy and scriptwriting. With a wide range of transferable skills, A Level Drama and Theatre may also be useful in careers such as marketing, sales, law, youth work and social work.