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DRAMA & THEATRE
A Level WJEC EDUQAS
 
This course is designed for students who have an enthusiasm for Drama and Theatre and wish to take their studies to the next level. The course will gain you experience in performing, directing, devising and criticising. Qualities which will help you achieve on this course include enthusiasm, interest, commitment and lively opinion.
Key Areas of Study
Component 1:
Learners will be assessed on either acting or design. Learners participate in the creation, development and performance of a piece of theatre based on a reinterpretation of an extract from a text chosen from a list supplied by WJEC. The piece must be developed using the techniques and working methods of either an influential theatre practitioner or a recognised theatre company. Learners must produce a realisation of the performance or design a creative log.
 
Component 2:
Learners will be assessed on either acting or design. Learners participate in the creation, development and performance of two pieces of theatre based on a stimulus supplied by WJEC.
 
Component 3:
Is a written examination that asks the student two questions, based on two different texts, one written pre-1956 and one written post-1956.
 
Taught Through:
Teacher/student led workshops; discussion; improvisation; performance; independent study; seminars; peer assessment; evaluating.
 
NEXT STEPS:
 
What could you be?
Stage Makeup Designer; Costume Designer; Teacher; Director; Actor; Arts Administrator; Stage Manager; Producer; Journalist.
 
Where could you go?
Arts University Bournemouth - Acting; Winchester University - Drama and Dance; Goldsmiths University - Drama and Drama and English literature.
 
Recent student destinations:
Goldsmiths; AUB - Acting; Devon - Secondary Teacher Training Group; Marjons - Acting, English Literature and Drama; University of West England; University of Cardiff - Journalism.
 
Key Info
 
Entry Recommendations:
Minimum Grade 5 In English GCSE or Grade 5 in Drama.
 
 
Assessment:
 
A Level:
Component 1: Internally assessed, externally moderated 20%
Component 2: Externally assessed by a visiting examiner 40%
Component 3: Written Exam 2 hours 30 minutes 40%
 
 
Tutors:
Lesley Carter
 
Kate Sheppard
 
 
 
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