AQA Drama A-Level

Our A Level Drama and Theatre offers students the opportunity to explore drama as a practical art form in which ideas and meaning are communicated to an audience through choices of form, style and convention.

Students will:
Create, perform and respond to drama and theatre
Explore the relationship between theory and practice
Develop the creativity and independence to become effective theatre makers

The subject content details the knowledge, understanding and skills that students are expected to develop throughout the course of study.
The subject content for AS Drama and Theatre is divided into two components:
1- Interpreting Drama
2. Creating Original Drama
3. Making theatre

Component 1: Interpreting drama
(Written exam: 3 hours, Open book, 80 marks, 40% of AS)
Component 2: Creating Original Drama (Practical)
(Working notebook (40 marks); Devised performance (20 marks); 60 marks in total, 30% of A-level)
Component 3: Making theatre(Practical)
(Performance of Extract 3 (40 marks); Reflective report (20 marks); 60 marks in total, 30% of A-level)