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Drama

Respect, Aspiration, Determination, Independence.

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Mrs S Frith : Head of Drama

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Key Stage 3

The KS3 drama ‘experience’ focuses on inspiring students to recognise that drama can equip students with the skills to participate effectively in stunning drama that they can be proud of. 

Our students are part of an ever changing world where the jobs of the future have not been developed, the creativity which is at the heart of the course aims to encourage students own individuality and inspiration through a variety of dramatic styles. 



The core aim of the course is to create independent, creative thinkers through a high-energy exploration of the role of an actor, set designer, director, sound and lighting designer. They will achieve this by going on a journey through a number of thrilling schemes of work including the visit to the ‘real’ little sister house, exploring ‘the Island’ using improvisation and developing drama based on issues that affect young people.

Key Stage 3:
Students have an average of one lesson per week and will be assessed and receive feedback once per half term.

Year 7:
7a: The island
7b: Civil Rights
7c: Pantomime
7d: The Haunted lift
7e: A Mid-Summer Nights dream
7f: Charlie and the Chocolate factory

Year 8:
8a: Little Sister
8b: Physical theatre
8c: Mystery pictures
8d: Murder on the bus
8e: Commedia dell’arte/Trestle
8f: Our day out
 
Key Stage 4
The NEW GCSE DRAMA course is very popular, highly engaging, exciting course designed for those students who want to be equipped with the skills to participate effectively in stunning drama. Our students are part of an ever changing world where the jobs of the future have not been developed, the creativity which is at the heart of the course aims to encourage students own individuality and inspiration through a variety of dramatic styles.

 The core aim of the course is to create independent, creative thinkers through a high energy exploration of the role of a performer, writer, director, make up designer, lighting designer and sound designer. The drama course does give you the opportunity to perform in a big production so you must enjoy the challenge of performing.

In years 10 and 11 for their final exam, all drama students prepare an exciting performance for friends and family, which has entirely been created from the students’ imagination. They will be responsible for the script, music, acting, lighting and props and is a real chance to demonstrate the creativity they have developed.

Students always revel in ‘the art of being an actor’ scheme of work which explores becoming someone else, they will make fantastic friends, and attend some fantastic trips which will enable them to look back on the drama course with fond memories in years to come.

AQA GCSE
 

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