Exam Board: AQA 8261
Drama requires students to reflect on their understanding of the dramatic form and apply it both academically and practically to the study of dramatic texts as well as in the exploration of themes and ideas through drama. Studying Drama is about understanding the world in which we live as well as learning to appreciate the theatre as a member of the audience, an actor, a director, and as a theatre technician.
Component 1: Devising
Component 2: Performance from Text
Component 3: Theatre Makers in Practice
Drama consists of two non-examination assessment components and one externally examined paper.
Students can progress from this qualification to: AS and A level in Drama and Theatre.