GCSE Drama


Event: GCSE Drama


Based at our Conway Centres: Anglesey we have an excellent range of facilities for both the Performing and Visual Arts. We offer high quality education aimed at encouraging creativity, providing opportunity & raising attainment.

The Drama GCSE weekend is an exciting 3-day course aimed at Year 10 or 11 pupils from a variety of schools across the UK. Weekend courses will involve students working with a range of theatre professionals and utilising their skills to deliver unique programmes, giving students the opportunity to network with like-minded people.

All students will have the opportunity to take part in each of the carefully planned workshops throughout the weekend, with different drama practitioners. The residential weekend is led by Gav Cross who has a long association with the Conway Centre, Gav has worked with many theatre companies and educational establishments, in various guises, such as: Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, The Everyman Theatre, The Chester Gateway and much more

Desired Outcomes
  • Introduce a wide variety of theatre techniques and expertise from professional directors, lighting technicians, stage designers, musicians, writers and actors.
  • Develop competence in a range of practical, creative and performance skills which will positively impact on the pupil’s achievement at GCSE.
  • Excellent Professional Development for students & staff
Planning your visit


Morning Afternoon Evening
Travel to centre

From 5.00pm Arrive and sort out dormitories and group allocation

6.30pm Evening Meal
8.00pm All students into the Main Hall for a full group session, including introducing the tutors and theme for each workshop; ADD THIS EACH YEAR

10.00pm – 10.30pm Students to shared social area

10.30pm Students to own rooms

10.45pm Lights out and students checked by own teachers
Morning Afternoon Evening
8.30am Breakfast

9.30am – 12.00pm

Session 1

12.00pm Lunch and shop / free time
1.30pm – 3.30pm

Session 2

4.00pm – 6.00pm

Session 3


Evening Meal
7.30pm – 9.30pm

Session 4

9.30pm – 10.30pm Students to shared social area

10.30pm Students to own rooms

10.45pm Lights out and students checked by own teachers
Morning Afternoon Evening
9.30am – 12.00pm

Session 5

12.00pm Lunch and departure instructions
1.15pm All groups depart
What's included:
  • 2-nights’ accommodation.
  • Full board basis
  • Activity sessions with clear learning outcomes to each session.
  • Expert guidance from experienced and industry leading Shakespeare experts carefully selected by us.
Get in Touch

01248 714501

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Dates and Prices
21st-23rd Jan 2022 £195.18 + VAT per person
4th-6th March 2022 £197.69 + VAT per person
20th-22nd Jan 2023  £192.85 + VAT per person
3rd-5th March 2023 £197.70 + VAT per person