Edexcel Drama for GCSE by Jos Leeder


Edexcel Drama for GCSE by Jos Leeder

Endorsed by Edexcel, this new edition of the best-selling textbook by Jos Leeder retains its accessible appeal whilst being up to date and in line with the 2009 Edexcel GCSE Drama Specification. Covering all aspects of the course, GCSE Drama for Edexcel (Second Edition) continues to provide a host of opportunities for students to develop a creative and imaginative approach to making and studying theatre. As well as providing students with a knowledge and understanding of Drama and theatre within a social, cultural and historical context, this new edition includes: More activities Exam practice materials Guidance on practical tasks Examiner tips Practitioner pages Material in full colour The textbook is fully supported by a comprehensive Teacher Resource.


This book is extremely useful to teachers in Drama. There are not only clear ideas for lesson exercises but detailed examples for the Drama strategies, Drama Medium and elements of Drama which are so vital to GCSE students. This guide is especially good for teachers who are new to the syllabus or to the GCSE. -- Rachael Iddiols, Woodlands School, Essex 20091106 A useful resource with lots of interesting scripts and pictures to stimulate the pupils. You have a choice of lots of activities and can dip in and out of the book as needed. It also contains lots of tips and useful advice. -- C J Skidmore, Head of Dance and Drama, Wyvern Community School, Somerset 20091105 This textbook explains everything in the correct terminology for the students, encouraging them to use the language of drama. There are suggested exercises at the end of each section to ensure understanding. -- Ruth Wood, The George Ward School, Wiltshire 20091124

About the Author

Jos Leeder began his career as a teacher of drama in various high schools. He is currently the County Adviser for Drama and Dance in Suffolk. Jos has extensive examining experience. He was for a number of years a Senior Examiner for GCSE Drama. With Ken Taylor, Jos authored the textbook GCSE Drama for Edexcel (First Edition) in 2001. In addition to his work as an adviser and examiner, Jos is also an associate lecturer for Anglia Ruskin University.

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232 pages


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Publication date

29th May 2009



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