Key Skills Tasks for Digital Drama Grades

The stimuli on this page are for use in Digital Drama Grades recorded and uploaded from 24 August – 30 September 2023. Please note, this validity period is longer than the two-week validity stated in the 2020 syllabuses. This is to allow for the completion of final entries for these syllabuses.

During the validity period of the stimulus material the candidate must do the following: access the stimulus material, use that stimulus material for the task, film their performance, upload the video of their whole exam for assessment.

Please make sure that you have followed the instructions for these tasks in the Syllabus.

More information about new 2023 Drama Specifications

Please choose the relevant task below to download.

Storytelling tasks

  • Storytelling Speech and Drama Grades 2-6

Sight reading/Unseen text tasks

  • Sight Reading Speech and Drama Grades 2-6
  • Unseen Text Speech and Drama Grades 7-8

Improvisation/Modification/Connection to the lyrics tasks


  • Improvisation: Acting Grades 2-7
  • Modification: Acting Grade 8, Musical Theatre Grade 8
  • Connection to the lyrics: Musical Theatre Grade 6


  • Improvisation: Acting Pairs Grades 6-7
  • Modification: Acting Pairs Grade 8, Musical Theatre Pairs Grade 8
  • Connection to the lyrics: Musical Theatre Pairs Grade 6

For information on Key Skills Tasks for Digital Drama Diplomas, please visit Digital Drama Diplomas Key Skills Tasks.

Page updated 24 August 2023.


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