AS/A Level Drama and Theatre

Advance information / adaptations – summer 2022

Advance information for this subject can be found under Summer 2022 Adaptations below. You can also access our GCSE and A levels Adaptations Booklets here.

Are students expected to wear face coverings in practical assessments?

We recommend that centres follow Welsh Government guidance on the wearing of face coverings in exams. This guidance doesn't directly mention practical assessments but further guidance in relation to choral performing can be found here.

Optional e-submission

This subject uses OPTIONAL e-submission. For information on e-submissions and a video walk through guide to the process of uploading files please visit our e-submissions page.

Teaching: Sep 2016
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AS/A Level Drama and Theatre Specification
Latest Examiners' Report

Our AS/A level Drama and Theatre is an exciting and inspiring course which prepares learners for further study in Higher Education or any other pathway they might choose. This highly practical specification provides learners with a range of essential life skills which will help them succeed in any chosen career. They will have the opportunity to work as either performers and/or designers on three different performances.

Why study Drama?

Our specification provides a practical and challenging course of study which encourages learners to develop and apply an informed, analytical framework for making, performing, interpreting and understanding drama and theatre.

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WJEC A Level Drama and Theatre - Preparing for summer 2022 adapted assessment arrangements

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A Level and GCSE - Diversity in Drama


AS/A Level Drama - Practical Ideas for Socially Distanced Drama

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