This guide suggests how the AS and A Level can be efficiently and effectively co-taught.
Useful overview of the A Level 'practitioners in practice' component, including a short checklist for students to use.
Activities designed to provide an introduction to artistic intentions and how to express them through devised work.
An introduction to the A Level Drama and Theatre specification for teachers to share with their students.
An introduction to the co-taught AS and A Level Drama and Theatre specifications for teachers to share with their students.
A resource on Steven Berkoff including teaching ideas and student activities.
This resource suggests ideas for engaging classroom activities on Brecht.
This resource examines Edward Craig's practice and influence and suggests relevant student activities.
An introduction to theatre company Frantic Assembly, this pack includes devising techniques for students to help them develop their own performances.
An introduction to theatre company Gecko's background and performance style, offering practical tasks and devising advice for students.
This pack explores the work of theatre company Splendid Productions, including activities to encourage students to work in 'Splendid-style'.
Trestle has innovated many 'mask and physical theatre' theories and practices. This resource provides examples of their creative pedagogies.
This resource looks at the family dynamics in this touching comedy by Peter Nichols, giving teachers a range of engaging classroom activities to try.
This pack explores the theme of conflict faced by soldiers, both the human battle and the theatre making styles used to communicate the many different aspects of fighting.
This resource looks at the complex role of the hero and villain in Nick Dear's modern adaptation of Frankenstein.
This topic exploration pack looks at the family dynamics in one of Shakespeare’s most famous works, giving teachers a range of engaging classroom activities.
This resource explores some of the family dynamics at work in this well known Brecht play. It includes creative and engaging practical activities.
A guide for teachers on Jean Anouilh’s Antigone, including themes and practical ideas for exploring the play.
This guide explores Caryl Churchill’s play about sexual and gender politics, identity and repression, set in Victorian colonial Africa and London a hundred years later where characters have aged 25 years.
A guide for teachers on Mike Bartlett’s Earthquakes in London for deconstructing texts for performance, with suggested practical activities to help students explore the play.
A guide to Bryony Lavery's play including its key themes and suggested activities.
Approaches to decoding the plot and characters of the Sondheim melodramatic musical thriller version of the legend, through analysis of stylistic, themed, contextual and musical theatre elements.
A guide exploring Miller's classic work including a look at the key themes and ideas for classroom activities.
A guide to Willis Hall's wartime play which explores key themes and suggests practical activities.
A guide with teaching and learning ideas for Friedrich Dürrenmatt's darkly comic play.
A breakdown and study of the satirical play and how it fits Brechtian stylistic approaches, with a view to understanding how it can be directed and presented on stage.
With a focus on Devising activities, this guide can be used to help assess whether Y11 students should take the subject to a higher level.
With a focus on Performing activities, this guide can be used to help assess whether Y11 students should take the subject to a higher level.
Aimed at students and parents, this factsheet outlines some of the key benefits of studying OCR's art, music and drama qualifications in general.
Read key facts about the content and assessment of the new AS and A Level.
Useful overview of the AS Level Process to performance component, including a short checklist for students to use.
An introduction to the AS Level Drama and Theatre specification for teachers to share with their students.
Find guidance on key concepts and creative approaches to delivery with activities in our delivery guides.
Create and export your own schemes of work based on specification statements and our new teaching and learning resources.
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