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+ Course Dates April 2019

  • 08-09 (Monday – Tuesday)

GCSE & IGCSE courses include 12 hrs of tuition taken over 2 full days. 9am to 5pm. It is ESSENTIAL that you read the accompanying course outline(s) before applying for the course.

+ Aim

The aim of the course is to reinforce subject knowledge, hone examination technique and build individual confidence.

The course places focus on developing skills to prepare students for approaching their written examination.

+ Key Topics Covered

Approaching set texts

Close reading and note-taking

Developing creative performance ideas

Approaching examination-style questions


Approaching the live theatre production

Being an attentive audience member

Appreciating different theatre-maker roles

Approaching examination-style questions

+ Assessment

The course will include homework to be completed each night and students will answer mock exam questions to enable feedback.

+ Course Materials

Students should bring copies of the set texts they are studying. All other materials will be provided.

+ Other Information

Although some of the skills covered may be transferable within other syllabi, the course will focus around the AQA GCSE Drama specification.

Due to the range of set text choices available, students should be aware that the text they are studying may not be covered explicitly in the teaching.

Please note that the course will not cover practically assessed course components.

Please note that the emphasis given to particular topics will be weighted to the needs and requirements of the candidates in the group.

GCSE – 2 day course (12 hours of tuition) = £395

+ Discount Incentives (per single student booking)

Bookings over £1,000 – 2.5% discount

Bookings over £1,450 – 5% discount

Bookings over £1,950 – 10% discount