Drama can relate to anything connected wit the theatre like:
In addition to preparing you for careers in the performing arts, the requirements of the qualification will mean you develop the transferable and higherorder skills that are highly regarded by both Higher Education and employers. It will provide you with transferable knowledge, understanding and broad skills, such as:
The course is designed to give you a real in depth preparation for work in the performing arts industry in any role (for example as an actor, director, designer or stage manager, working in film, theatre or television.) This is a practical course with an emphasis on performance and acting.
The performing arts are a major part of the creative and cultural industries in the UK.
Overall, the industry contributes £4 billion to the UK economy and is a major employer.
The UK’s performing arts sector is vibrant, varied and hugely successful. It is a growth industry that offers diverse employment opportunities, for example in drama, theatre, film, puppetry, costume design, directing, set design, makeup or special effects, as well as in the support functions and roles that bring these art forms to the fore.
Students will make extensive use of the opportunities available in Manchester and Salford to visit the theatre and explore the world of film, TV and media production.
Year 12 Units will include
Year 13 Units will include
…and one of the following optional units:
Ms O Tattum, Head of Sixth Form
0161 212 1930
Mr T Wells, Head of Drama