AS/A Level Drama and Theatre

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Advance Information

Advance Information is now available. You will be able to access the information via ‘Key Documents’ on relevant subject pages.

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Please note that the specified 10-15 minute extract from The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time to be studied for the Summer 2022 examination is now available for centres on the secure website.

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This subject uses OPTIONAL e-submission. For information on e-submissions and a video walk through guide to the process of uploading files please visit our e-submissions page.

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A Level Drama and Theatre Specification
AS Level Drama and Theatre Specification
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Our Eduqas A level in Drama and Theatre is an exciting and inspiring course which prepares learners for further study in Higher Education or any other pathway they might choose. This highly practical specification provides learners with a range of essential life skills which will help them succeed in any chosen career. They will have the opportunity to work as either performers and/or designers on three different performances.

Why study Drama?

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Eduqas A level in Drama and Theatre offers a practical and challenging course of study which encourages learners to:

  • Develop and apply an informed, analytical framework for making, performing, interpreting and understanding drama and theatre
  • Understand the place of relevant theoretical research in informing the processes and practices involved in creating theatre and the place of practical exploration in informing theoretical knowledge of drama and theatre
  • Develop an understanding and appreciation of how the social, cultural and historical contexts of performance texts have influenced the development of drama and theatre
  • Understand the practices used in twenty-first century theatre making
  • Experience a range of opportunities to create theatre, both published textbased and devised work · participate as a theatre maker and as an audience member in live theatre
  • Understand and experience the collaborative relationship between various roles within theatre
  • Develop and demonstrate a range of theatre making skills
  • Develop the creativity and independence to become effective theatre makers
  • Adopt safe working practices as a theatre maker
  • Analyse and evaluate their own work and the work of others.

The Eduqas A level in Drama and Theatre is an exciting and inspiring course which prepares learners for further study in Higher Education. This highly practical specification provides learners with the opportunity to work as either performers and/or designers on three different performances.

This specification builds on the knowledge, understanding and skills established at GCSE Drama.

Why choose Eduqas?

E-Submission

This subject uses e-submission for the submission of candidate work to EDUQAS for moderated or assessed units/components. For more information and guidance on the process please visit the e-submission webpage.

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A Level and GCSE - Diversity in Drama

 

A Level Drama and Theatre: Preparing for summer 2022 adapted assessment arrangements

 

You can download the Powerpoint presentation here.

 

A Level Drama - Changes to Component 3 - Section A & B

 

Drama - Practical Ideas for Socially Distanced Drama Activities

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