If you require any further information about the curriculum we are following in this subject, please contact the Head of Department.
Students follow the AQA ‘A’ Level specification.
Skills and knowledge gained in GCSE are developed further with specific focus given to the work of influential theatre practitioners including components 1 to 3, Drama & Theatre (exam), Creating Original Drama and Making Theatre. Social / historical / political context is given greater emphasis, performance / design skills are developed significantly in order to empower students to create practical work that is culturally and socially engaging to an audience. Analysis and evaluation of their work and the work of others needs to be very high to ensure successful application in coursework and the final exam.