Drama

Subject Intent:

To develop skill and precision in applying acting skills to show a range of contexts and scenarios

To expand student’s cultural knowledge and experiences.

To provide opportunities to allow students to ‘put themselves in someone else’s shoes’.


Curriculum:


GCSE Examination Board: OCR

GCSE Assessment Method: Practical Performances, Written Portfolios and Tasks, Written Exam. Your overall grade is made up of 40% practical, 60% written work. Teacher marks Devising work, examiner marks Presenting and Performing Texts and Performance and Response exam.


A Level Examination Board: BTEC (Pearson)

A Level Assessment Method: 4 Units – 2 are assessed internally and 2 are assessed externally. Units involve a mixture of practical and written work.


Where drama can take you: Drama has the potential to help you in whatever direction you choose to take in life. It provides you with vital life-skills that you will use on a day to day basis. Drama develops your communication, problem solving and teamwork skills – all things that you will need in your adult life. Drama encourages you to think outside the box and to apply different ways of thinking to a task. It will lead you to become confident in creating your own opinions and in applying theories. Drama doesn’t just lead you to becoming an actor, it is a sought-after qualification for many professions, including law and politics!