AQA GCSE Drama – Student Book

Annie Fox

Price: £24.99

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ISBN: 9781911208211 Category:

Publication date: 27/07/17

Pages: 264pp

Exam board: AQA

Level: GCSE

Subject: Drama

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This Student Book covers the 2016 GCSE Drama specification. There is a newer Revised Edition which covers AQA’s updated specification, click here.

  • Approved by AQA offering high quality support you can trust.
  • Includes all six set plays from the 2016 specification: The Crucible, Blood Brothers, The 39 Steps, Hansel and Gretel, Noughts & Crosses, A Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Fully supports the specification assessment objectives and covers the three components of the specification: Understanding drama, Devising drama, Texts in practice
  • Contains many contemporary examples of drama writing, staging, performance and interpretation to allow students to explore key ideas and skills in a relevant context
  • Analysis and evaluation skills are highlighted and practised in all topics
  • Interviews and case studies of key roles such as set designer and performer help improve student understanding
  • Key drama terminology is identified and defined throughout.

Annie Fox was the Head of Drama and Lead Teacher for Gifted and Talented Pupils in a state comprehensive that routinely achieved outstanding results.  After studying in New York and at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, she worked as an actor for over a decade, before training to teach. She has played a key role in training Drama teachers and been an Associate Moderator for a major awarding body.  Annie is also an experienced English teacher and author.

“This book is full of easily accessible explanations and practical ideas for the classroom for both student and teacher. Would highly recommend, especially those new to GCSE.”
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“This is an excellent resource for the AQA GCSE course in Drama. Packed full of useful resources, particularly for the set texts. I would recommend this book both for teachers and students.”
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“Fabulous! Just what I needed to help with this new spec. Full of useful advice and crucial tips to succeed.”
5 star Amazon review

“Loved it – great quality book, and very detailed & well illustrated. The interviews and case-studies were a big help, and all examples very accessible and practical.”
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