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Lead teacher - Miss Salter / Miss McThredder
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Qualification  - GCSE
Level - Grade 9 - 1
Lessons per fortnight - 5

Course Outline 

You will:

  • Have many opportunities to work on exciting scripts
  • Devise your own performances
  • Acquire of a range of skills and new performance styles
  • Go on theatre trips to local theatres, Brighton or London’s West End
  • Develop an understanding of the technical aspects of theatre
Exam Details

67% Theory coursework

C1 - Internally examined essay (1,500-2,000 words)
C2 - Written coursework on a play
C3 - Written exam on An Inspector Calls and a live show

33% Performance Exam
C1 -  Internally examined performance ( sample sent to exam board).
C2 - Externally marked performance

Career Progression

Actor, Director, Technical team (lighting, sound, props, set, costume, makeup, and masks), TV and film industry (Producer, Camera Man, Stunt Man, etc.) Teaching, Lecturing, Workshop Leader, Youth Worker, Script writing and editing.

Subject Links

English, Music, Dance, Performing Arts GCSE, Theatre Studies AS and A2 level, Performing Arts BTEC, History A level, English Literature A level, English Language A level and Media Studies A level.

Further Requirements

Students must have participated in all practical lessons in key stage three, be available at lunchtime and after school for rehearsals and be able to attend theatre trips.