· Students may choose to study Drama to GCSE and Performing Arts at A ‘Level.. There are currently 23 students studying GCSE Drama and 4 students studying A ‘Level..
· The Drama course is divided into two units:
(1) Understanding Drama 40%
-This is a detailed study of two texts.
-This is assessed in a written examination lasting 1 hour and 30 minutes
(2) Drama Performance 60%
-Here students prepare two performances and present it to an audience.
-The performance must last between 15 and 30 minutes, depending, on the size of the group.
-This is assessed by teacher under controlled assessment conditions.