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Striving for excellence in GCSE Drama

The Drama department at the City Of London Freemen’s school  partnered up with Carshalton Boys Sports College (CBSC) during 2016/17 to help standardise the coursework components at GCSE.  This partnership was a great success and will continue for the academic year 2017/18, expanding into A level too.




The key aims of the project are to:

  • Support CBSC in achieving outstanding outcomes for their students in Drama and Theatre at KS4 and KS5
  • Facilitate the delivery of the new specifications at GCSE and A level Drama and Theatre studies.


Freemen’s aim is to provide assistance in standardisation, practical workshops for pupils, and offer consultation regarding the shaping of the new curriculum at A Level and GCSE.





Head of Drama at Freemen's used to teach at Carshalton Boys Sports' College.


Freemen's teaching staff; experienced examiner in the department at Freemen's.

Two days.


Results at CBSC improved.

Pupil Involvement

GCSE age pupils.


On going. Likely to be two days each year.