Tuesday 02 March 2021


Drama is an exciting and popular option GCSE course at Thornhill.

The GCSE Drama course has a three unit structure.

Unit 1

A practical exploration of a theme or topic where pupils engage in a variety of Drama activities. Pupils keep a diary of their work which will be used in their portfolio which is assessed along with a DVD of a lesson.

Unit 2

This is the study of a complete play text. Pupils learn the importance of lighting., costume, make-up etc and will see a live performance of a play.

Unit 3

This is a practical assessment of a play the pupils have created themseleves or rehearsed from a script. They preform this in front of an audience and the examiner is present at one of the performances.