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GCSE (9-1) Drama

Why choose WJEC Eduqas GCSE (9-1) Drama?

Opportunities to engage with live theatre
Two opportunities to perform or design
A range of design options including lighting, sound, set and costume
A mixture of internally and externally assessed practical work
Choice of 5 set texts

Course text book produced by Illuminate
Direct access to subject specialists
Face-to-face CPD training courses
Unlimited use of our free digital resources
Support for teachers in their role as assessors


GCSE (9-1) Grading

From 2017, reformed GCSEs in England will be graded 9 to 1, find out more about the GCSE 9-1 grading scale

Other Levels AS/A level
Status Accredited
Teaching from 2016
QAN 601/8420/6

Our GCSE (9-1) Drama specification has been accredited by Ofqual. The specification is available to teach in schools and colleges in England from September 2016.

The sample assessment materials include exemplar question papers and mark schemes. 

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We offer a range of materials to support the teaching and learning of this qualification.

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Current WJEC Specification

WJEC continues to provide support and training to all UK schools and colleges teaching our WJEC GCSE Drama specification.  This qualification continues to run in England until its final assessment, by which time the WJEC Eduqas qualification will already be available to schools and colleges.