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Respect, Aspiration, Determination, Independence.


Mrs S Frith: Head of Drama

Key Stage 3
The Key Stage 3 drama ‘experience’ focuses on inspiring students to recognise that drama can equip them with the skills to participate effectively in original work they can be proud of. 

With creativity is at its heart, the course and aims to encourage students own individuality and inspiration through a variety of dramatic styles and stimuli.

The core aim of the curriculum is to develop independent, creative thinkers who can work collaboratively.

Students have an average of one lesson per week and will be assessed and receive feedback once per half term.

Year 7:

  • 7a: Serious Fun
  • 7b: Pantomime
  • 7c: Live Review
  • 7d: Archie Dobson’s War
  • 7e: The Party
  • 7f: Shakespeare

Year 8:

  • 8a: Missing
  • 8b: Silent movie
  • 8c: Live Review
  • 8d: Our Day Out
  • 8e: The Haunted School
  • 8f: Shakespeare

Key Stage 4

Our GCSE Drama offers students the opportunity to explore drama as a practical art form in which ideas and meaning are communicated to an audience through choices of form, style and convention. Students will create, perform and respond to drama informed by their theoretical knowledge of drama and theatre. The subject content details the knowledge, understanding and skills that students are expected to develop throughout the course of study.

The subject content for GCSE Drama is divided into three components:

1. Understanding drama 

2. Devising drama

3. Texts in practice