Speech and Drama - Bring text to life

The Speech and Drama syllabus specifications are designed for candidates who want to develop their skills by engaging with a variety of forms including poetry, prose and play extracts in a range of styles from different periods.

We do not prescribe the content, which allows candidates and teachers to choose literary and dramatic forms in which they have a particular interest or that complement their studies.

Develop skills in speaking and understanding text and communication by bringing text to life through performance
Practical tasks including performing poetry, prose, extracts from plays and discuss the work with the examiner
Integrates study from wider subjects such as English language, literature and history.
Available from Initial to Grade 8 for solo exams