Drama and Theatre GCE A/AS
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WJEC provides, and will continue to provide, GCSE and GCE Drama qualifications which meet the needs of teachers and the requirements of regulators in both England and Wales.
For centres in Wales: Approved WJEC GCE Drama (for teaching from 2016)
WJEC has developed a reformed GCE Drama qualification, regulated by Qualifications Wales, for teaching from 2016. This qualification meets regulatory requirements in Wales and has been approved by Qualifications Wales: it is not available to centres in England.
For centres in England: Accredited WJEC Eduqas AS and A level Drama (for teaching from 2016)
Through our Eduqas brand, WJEC has developed reformed AS and A level qualifications, regulated by Ofqual, for teaching from 2016. This qualification meets regulatory requirements in England and has been accredited by Ofqual. The specification can be found on the Eduqas AS and A level Drama page.
Continuing Professional Development
We are holding a series of CPD courses from the autumn term to support teachers preparing to deliver GCE AS/A level Drama (from 2016). Book your place by clicking the course link below:
Online Examination Review is now available.
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- DA1 and DA3: Technical Guidelines
- DA1 and DA3 Frequently Asked Questions
- DA2 Frequently Asked Questions
- DA3 Inconvenient Dates 2016
- DA3 Stimulus Material 2017 (Circ. 96)
- Key Dates 2015/16
- Coursework Forms
- Amendments to New Specification
- Presentation explaining the use of item level data from WJEC examinations
Information on how raw marks are converted to uniform marks may be found in the following document - Uniform Marks
For further information, please contact:
Catherine Webster - Subject Officer
Telephone: 02920 265316
Catrin Budd - Subject Support Officer
Telephone: 02920 265142
Sara Evans - Subject Support Officer
Telephone: 02920 265361
GCE AS/A Level Drama Examiners' Report Summer 2014Download
Principal Examiners' Report
The Summer 2014 Principal Examiners' Report, providing feedback on the Summer 2014 series of examinations, is now available. Centres are advised to read the report carefully as it provides helpful observations and commentary on the work produced for this series and can assist teachers in preparing their students for the next series of examinations.