GCSE Drama: Scene Study and Duologues

Coming Summer 2022

Written by a highly experienced and respected Drama teacher and Author, Annie Fox, this comprehensive resource offers detailed guidance on how to approach performing duologues for the GCSE Drama course. It aims to help students have the most positive possible experience of performing duologues, from choosing ones that suits their skills, supporting their rehearsals and trouble-shooting common problems.

  • Provides guidance on how to select a duologue, including the choice of character, content and genre.
  • Includes a large selection of exemplar duologues for performance practice, each with a summary of the setting and characters, as well as notes to aid in understanding and breaking down the scene.
  • Offers advice and tips on how to rehearse and troubleshoot common issues such as forgetting lines and ensuring students demonstrate a range of skills.
  • Covers a wide range of genres and styles, including the horror thriller Let the Right One In, the friendship drama Out of Love and the hilarious fantasy comedy, Alice.
  • Supports all GCSE Drama specifications including AQA, OCR, Edexcel and WJEC/Eduqas, and offers high-quality support you can trust.

Includes the following plays:
Drama:  Let the Right One In, Rope, Hymn, Leave Taking, Thebans, Out of Love, The Arrival, Moon on a Rainbow Shawl
Comedy:  Alice, The 39 Steps, The Importance of Being Earnest, Beauty and the Beast, Twelfth Night, The Rivals, Pygmalion

Coming soon! Downloadable charts and grids will also be available to help students with rehearsals and note-taking.

GCSE Drama – Live Theatre Evaluation

A practical, hands-on resource to help students tackle the Live Theatre Evaluation aspect of their Drama GCSE.

  • Covers the different elements of theatre performance and the Evaluation requirements from each awarding body.
  • Includes advice on how to prepare before viewing a performance.
  • Provides guidance on analysing and evaluating acting, sets, costume, lighting and sound.
  • Support for developing writing skills such as expressing and ordering ideas, plan making and common problems.
  • Contains sample practice questions.
  • Suitable for AQA, Edexcel, OCR and WJEC/Eduqas GCSE Drama specifications.

Worksheets and Templates to accompany the book are available to download FREE on the Resources and Downloads tab.

 

 

GCSE Drama – Performing Monologues

A practical, hands-on resource to help students tackle the Performing Monologues aspect of their Drama GCSE.

  • Written by Annie Fox
  • Provides guidance on how to choose a monologue, including the choice of character, style, content and genre.
  • Includes a large selection of exemplar monologues and offers a synopsis of the play, rehearsal techniques and areas for further research on each one.
  • Contains notes on additional scenes from the plays which could also be considered, studied and performed.
  • Advice on how to rehearse, and how to tackle common problems such as timing, nerves, voice and eye-lines.
  • Downloadable pro-forma sheets are also available including a rehearsal schedule, research, feedback, post-rehearsal notes and performance checklist.
  • Suitable for AQA, Edexcel, OCR and WJEC/Eduqas GCSE Drama specifications.

Worksheets and Templates to accompany the book are available to download FREE on the Resources and Downloads tab.

Maths for A Level Biology – A Course Companion

This book will help your students develop a thorough understanding of the essential mathematical skills required in A Level Biology.

  • Supports the core mathematical skills that have an increased relevance and importance in A Level Biology specifications.
  • Reassuring support for students who do not have a strong maths background.
  • Clearly explains how numerical, geometrical and statistical concepts are used in A Level Biology and post-16 biology courses and how students should approach these concepts when taking these courses and sitting their exams.
  • Explains each mathematical concept using plenty of relevant worked examples, with advice on how to avoid common misunderstandings when making calculations.
  • Helps students decode examination questions to find the biological question being asked and put the problem into a mathematical form to find an answer.
  • The material has been mapped against the mathematical requirements for the A Level Biology courses from AQA, Pearson, OCR, WJEC, CCEA, the International Baccalaureate and the Cambridge Pre-U.

Maths for A Level Chemistry – A Course Companion

This book will help you develop a thorough understanding of the essential mathematical skills required in A Level Chemistry.

  • Written by a bestselling author and examiner, this full-colour course companion reinforces all the maths skills and techniques required for your exams.
  • Two part approach to the book provides a thorough grounding in maths techniques in part one, with detailed chemical calculations using appropriate maths in part two.
  • Lots of practical advice is provided on how to avoid common misunderstandings when using maths in making chemical calculations.
  • You are helped throughout the book with pointers, maths tips, test questions and advice to improve grades.
  • The book supports and is mapped to A Level Chemistry courses from AQA, Pearson, OCR, WJEC, CCEA, the International Baccalaureate and the Cambridge Pre-U.

Maths for A Level Physics updated edition – A Course Companion

Written by senior examiners, this full-colour course companion helps students develop a thorough understanding of the essential mathematical skills required in A Level Physics.

  • Helps students understand how and why mathematical formulae work in physics and gives them the techniques they need to answer the range of exam questions effectively.
  • Provides lots of practical advice, exemplified by numerous physics questions, on how students can build their all-important mathematical understanding which is of great importance in the A Level Physics exams.
  • Topic-based content starts from basic fundamentals and slowly builds skills and understanding, using physics problems as the key worked examples throughout.
  • Includes content on sinusoidal functions, complicated graphs and complex numbers.
  • Detailed explanations within numerous worked examples help students understand the thinking behind each mathematical technique and how and when to use them.
  • Numerous test yourself questions provide plenty of practice and skill reinforcement.
  • Data exercises provide practice in using techniques to handle data and plot results.
  • Quickfire quizzes rapidly reinforce skills and understanding as a topic progresses.
  • Pointers provide hints for refining exam technique and avoiding common mistakes.
  • The material has been mapped against the mathematical requirements criteria for all A Level Physics courses from AQA, Pearson, OCR and WJEC, CCEA, the International Baccalaureate, the Oxford University Physics Aptitude Test and the Cambridge Pre-U.