The exam board is: Edexcel
The Course is: 40% Written Exam and 60% Coursework
The coursework is broken down in to: 1 Devised performance (internal assessed) and 2 extract performances from a text (externally assessed)
The course work is accompanied by a portfolio of written work explaining the devising process.
The exam is one 1 hour and 45 minute paper, which includes an evaluation of a written extract from a text, which is contrasting to the one they perform, and an evaluation of a live performance.