AS Drama and Theatre

  • Teaching from: September 2016
  • Exams from: June 2017
  • Specification code: 7261
  • QAN code: 601/8585/5

Our new specification will engage, inspire and challenge your students with more breadth in the subject criteria and more diverse content.

With content the same across all exam boards, we’ve made sure to build in as many opportunities as possible for your students to take part in a performance. Your students can choose to mix and match or specialise in performing, directing, lighting, sound, set, costume and puppet design.

Our AS and A-levels provide strong stand-alone qualifications, with real and credible value for students at both higher education and in their careers. 

Specification

Specification at a glance

Past papers and mark schemes

Teaching resources

Plan

5

Prepare for your teaching year. Information, support and services to help you deliver the specification.

All planning resources

Teach

24

Teaching resources that you can use to plan your lessons and support your students’ learning.

All teaching resources

Assess

25

Prepare your students for assessment. Specimen and past papers, mark schemes, example answers.

All assessment resources

Key dates

  • 11 May 2020 Exam for AS Drama and Theatre (7261/W)
    Series: June 2020
    Start time: am
    Duration: 2h
  • 15 May 2020 Non-exam assessment deadline for AS Drama (Non exam assessment: Process and performance) (7261/C)
    Schools and colleges may set their own internal deadlines

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Teacher

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Tel: 01483 556301
Email: drama@aqa.org.uk

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