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GCSE Drama

Course title:

GCSE Drama  

Exam board:

Eduqas

Available grades:

1-9

Content overview:

 

  • Component 1: Devising Theatre
  • Component 2: Performing from a text
  • Component 3: Interpreting theatre

 

Assessment:

 

Non-exam assessments:

Component 1: Devising Theatre 40%

  • A realisation of a piece of devised theatre 
  • A portfolio of supporting evidence
  • An evaluation of the final performance or design.

Component 2: Performing from a text 20%

  • Assessment of acting or design 
  • Learners study two extracts from the same performance text 

Learners participate in one performance using sections of texts from both extracts

Written Exam 40%Component

3: Interpreting theatre

  • Questions on a set text 
  • Live theatre review

 

Skills required to be successful:

 

  • Confidence in performing 
  • Interest in acting and drama technique 
  • Analysis skills – to collect and gather information and see a problem or situation from different viewpoints 
  • Evaluation skills

 

Further study links:

A level Drama 

Career opportunities:

 

  • Drama teacher
  • Actor
  • Film Director
  • Drama therapist
  • Theatre director
  • Stage manager