Striving for excellence in A level Drama

Partner: Carshalton Boys Sports College, Carshalton
Partner type: Maintained School
Project category: Academic

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 widen to A Level support in the academic year 2017/18.

Aims of the project

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.

 

 

 

Background and goals

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

Resources

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

Two days.

Impact

Results at CBSC improved.

Pupil involvement

A Level Theatre Students

Frequency and duration

On going. Likely to be two days each year.