CODE: 7922
DATE: Monday 27 April 2020 4:30pm

ABOUT THIS WEBINAR

This webinar aims to provide final revision for students ahead of the written exam. It will focus on the set texts for Section A with specific support given for Our Country’s Good. The session will aim to give specific strategies to take into the exam to ensure students use their time effectively to share imaginative ideas that are underpinned by relevant contextual knowledge.

BENEFITS OF THIS WEBINAR

  • Access last minute exam technique tips to support you to achieve the very best result
  • Obtain top level strategies for producing excellent answers to the set text questions
  • Increase students’ command of key terminology used when writing as a Director, Performer and Designer
  • Focus on what makes top mark band responses and pitfalls to avoid
  • A set of revision resources that will be sent in advance of the course that you will be able to use immediately to support your independent studies

PROGRAMME

16.30 pm
Welcome, introduction and sound check


16.35 pm

Approaching the director question

  • Things to include when writing from the perspective of a director
  • How to include relevant contextual understanding to underpin your ideas
  • Writing as a director for more than one actor in a scene

16.55 pm

Approaching the performer question

  • Ways to maximise your marks for the first 10 mark question
  • Revision of key performance terminology
  • Exploration of how to use quotes within your writing

17.15pm

Responding to the 20 mark question

  • Things to include when writing from the perspective of a designer
  • How to support your design ideas with relevant contextual understanding of the play
  • Revision of key design terminology

17.25pm
Final tips

  • Any questions

 

Georgina Ring

Georgina is Head of Drama and Theatre Studies at LVS Ascot. She has been teaching AQA GCSE and A-Level for the past six years and her subject results for both courses last year were in the top 1% for value added in the country. Alongside her teaching, Georgina is a tutor on The Ufton Drama Summer School, a gifted and talented drama programme for GCSE and A-level students. Georgina has recently written an adaptation of the classical Greek tragedy, Antigone, which is currently being edited for publication. Georgina works closely with the University of Reading to assist with the training of new drama teachers and mentors in the delivery of dynamic and contemporary approaches to teaching the subject.