The final assessment opportunity for this qualification (J315) will be summer 2017.
This qualification has been redeveloped for first teaching in September 2016. To find out more visit our new qualification page below.
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This teaching resource explores the key knowledge and understanding that is relevant for students following this option.
This factsheet introduces OCR's GCSE Drama qualification to learners and could be used at options evenings or online.
This resource offers practical teaching advice with student worksheets on the area of lighting design, a feature of the 'Drama in the Making' unit.
This resource explores the use of monologue in its written and performed forms. It is useful for all three units, but particularly for Unit A582: Drama in the making.
This resource explains how set and props feature in the 'Drama in the Making' unit of the GCSE and gives teaching ideas and ten student worksheets to reinforce learning.
Editable student worksheets that go alongside the Set and Props: Topic exploration pack.
Focusing on the sound design option within unit A582 'Drama in the making', this resource suggests activities for selecting appropriate sound to accompany performance, the technical aspects of sound design and for creating a 'prompt book'.
This is an updated version of the Handbook first released in 2009. It contains new advice and insights into delivering the specification.
Two examples of real candidate work for this unit.
Three examples of real candidate work for this unit.
This teaching resource explores the key knowledge and understanding that is relevant for preparing students for writing scripts and highlights several ways in which the process of writing can be developed from practical origins.