Drama and theatre

Theatre Studies

Entry Criteria

  •  Average Point Score: 4.0
  • 4 in this subject at GCSE (if studied).

Examination Board

  • Edexcel

Teaching Staff

  • Mrs Hammond
  • ​Mrs Bacon

Drama & Theatre is a fantastic opportunity to explore ideas and issues through practical lessons. You will be able to express yourself, work as a team and develop confidence and communication skills.

You will explore and understand how theatre has developed over time, learn about influential theatre practitioners and apply their techniques, consider the purpose of drama and theatre, develop the role of a director, designer, actor, develop a range of performance skills, techniques and styles.

It provides a range of learning opportunities such as:
  • Practical exploration of ideas, skills and techniques.
  • Regular theatre visits and involvement in practical workshops by professional companies.
  • Independent research, preparing presentations and rehearsing and preparing performances.

Drama & Theatre combines really well with any subject that encourages you to explore and question the world in which we live.

Specific subjects may include: English Literature, Sociology, Psychology, History, Music, Art.

By studying this course you may follow a future in the following areas:
  • Theatre (performer, director, set designer, costume designer, lighting designer, sound designer, stage manager)
  • Writer
  • Journalist
  • Lawyer
  • Advertising
  • Any career that involves working in a team and presenting ideas.