National 5

The National 5 Drama Course enables learners to develop a range of production skills and skills in presenting drama. Learners also explore form, genre, structure and style of drama.


The Higher Drama Course develops skills in creating and presenting drama. Learners develop and use complex drama skills and production skills to present drama.

Areas of assessment include

Textual Analysis (20 marks)
Performance Analysis (20 marks)  
Preparation - research (10 marks)
Performance - acting, directing, designing (50 marks)