Exam board: Eduqas
Students will apply knowledge and understanding when making, performing and responding to drama. They will explore performance texts, understanding their social, cultural and historical context including the theatrical conventions of the period in which they were created. They will develop a range of theatrical skills and apply them to create performances. They will work collaboratively to generate, develop and communicate ideas. They will develop as creative, effective, independent and reflective learners able to make informed choices in process and performance. They will contribute as an individual to a theatrical performance. They will reflect on and evaluate their own work and that of others. They will develop an awareness and understanding of the roles and processes undertaken in contemporary professional theatre practice.
Assessment: There are three assessment components. They contribute different amounts to the overall grade.
Component one (40%): Practical examination
Component two (20%): Practical examination assessed by an examiner
Component three (40%): Written examination, 1 hour 30 minutes