Drama

Year 7

Students in Year 7 are taught on rotation and receive a total of 16 lessons of drama during the year. In this time, they will cover the following topics-

  • Using Stimulus in Drama
  • Using Script in Drama
  • Design and Production

Year 8

Students in Year 8 are taught on rotation and receive a total of 8 lessons of drama during the year. In this time, they will cover the following topics –

  • Theatre in Education
  • The History of Theatre
  • Studying a Play

Year 9

Students in Year 9 receive one less of drama per week for the full academic the year. In this time, they will cover the following topics –

  • Creating Issue-based theatre
  • Surrealist Drama
  • War poetry
  • Symbolism
  • Character and Status
  • Music in Drama

Year 10

Students in Year 10 will study the new BTEC Tech Award in Performing Arts. The course is broken down into the following units and taught for two lessons a week over two years –

  • Exploring the Performing Arts
  • Developing Skills and Techniques
  • Performing to a Brief

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Year 11

Students in Year 11 are studying the new BTEC First Award in Performing Arts. The course is broken down into the following units and will be taught for two lessons a week during their final year –

  • Preparation, Performance and Production
  • Acting Skills/ Dance Skills/Production Skills
  • Individual Showcase