Drama and Theatre Studies
At a glance: Drama and Theatre Studies A Level
Specific Entry Requirements: Grade 6 in Drama
Teacher to contact: Mrs Natasha Tanswell
Is this the course for you? Are you interested in: Performance? Working in groups in a creative context? Developing strong communications skills? Close textual analysis? Learning about how plays are structured?
Progression: Courses in Performing Arts or Media, however, students have progressed to courses in Geography to Accounting. The skills encouraged on the course, such as initiative, creativity, teamwork, co-operation, self-expression and self confidence are valuable to all career of higher education choices.
Teaching Methods: Most lessons will involve practical group work, which will focus on exploring plays, creative theatre, the performing of plays, the analysis of theatre and the critical evaluation of all of these elements.
Exam Board: Pearson Level 3