AS/A Level Course Content

Scheme of Assessment

AS Units

Unit 1: Exploration of Drama and Theatre Exploration of two plays chosen by the department. 20% internally assessed / externally moderated coursework.
Unit 2: Theatre Text in Performance A practical examination of acting or design skills in a directed production of a play. 30% externally assessed practical.

A2 Units

Unit 3: Devising Teacher assessment of the making and performing of a devised piece of theatre. 20% internally assessed / externally moderated coursework.
Unit 4: Theatre Text in Context Three examination questions based on the study of two plays. Section A is based on a director's approach to a play and Section B is based on performance analysis and research. 30% externally assessed 2.5 hours written paper.