National 5 SQA Study Guides from Bright Red

BrightRED Study Guides for National 5 help you develop and apply invaluable knowledge and skills for your SQA exams. National 5 courses are made up of a number of Units and a Course Assessment. The Course Assessment consists of a question paper exam and/or coursework such as assignments, portfolios and practical activities. Our National 5 Study Guides cover each of the mandatory units and also include an extensive Glossary of key terms.

These full-colour books cover all content in an easy-to-learn format and are packed with BrightRED features including Don't Forget text boxes for key points  and Things To Do And Think About questions and exercises. Every National 5 Study Guide is also fully supported with lots of free online links, tests and activities at the award-winning BrightRED Digital Zone.

BrightRED Study Guide


Samantha MacDonald

Improve exam results with the ONLY Study Guide available for National 5. Up-to-date with the latest SQA course changes.


ISBN: 978-1-906736-53-8, 96pp                                            

Improve your chance of exam success with the ONLY Study Guide available for the SQA National 5 Drama course. This guide will help you learn about the whole process of developing a production and the skills required to create and present drama to an audience. By using the BrightRED Study Guide for National 5 Drama, you will learn many new skills and refine some you already have.

The book will enable you to generate and communicate thoughts and ideas when creating drama and a knowledge and understanding of social and cultural influences on drama. You will learn about the use of a range of production skills when presenting drama and explore form, structure, genre and style. The guide is also supported by lots of extra free material on the BrightRED Digital Zone. 


  • Drama Skills
  • Production Skills
  • Assessment

"This book is a must for anyone teaching or studying drama. Well written, great examples and clear and inspiring teaching ideas. It covers everything from generating ideas, characterisation to costume, lighting and health and safety. I highly recommend it."

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