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GCSE (9-1) Drama


Learners are given the opportunity to develop their appreciation of drama as actors, designers and directors, developing a wide range of key skills throughout their study through carefully selected texts.
Through the use of practical work, learners will be able to concentrate on areas of drama which best suit their ability and skills such as acting or design.
Teachers have the opportunity to teach the artistic intentions of theatre practitioners and/or theatre companies which are best suited to their learners.

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Add your centre details to our Eduqas Drama centre map to network and share good practice with other centres taking Eduqas Drama in your area.

Component 1 - Moderating

We are in the process of finalising the allocations for Component 1 GCSE, the moderator details should be available for you to see by the end of the week. Apologies for the delay.

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Drama design tool The design tool offers first-hand experience for learners to explore each design aspect in detail.

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GCSE Drama Examiners' Report Summer 2018

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. 


Here is a list of materials endorsed by WJEC to support the teaching and learning of this qualification.

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

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Moving Image Awards

The Moving Image Awards, designed in partnership with the British Film Institute, recognises and rewards the UK's most talented young film-makers. Every year, students undertaking WJEC qualifications in Film and Media are invited to submit their work for consideration by our panel of judges.

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