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Drama

Key Stage 3

KS3 Topics:

Year 7

Performance Skills: Use of physical and vocal skills (including levels, eye contact, silence); Scripted performance

Year 8

Study of Brecht and Epic Theatre; Study of Our Day Out by Willy Russell 

Year 9

Study of play extracts (War Horse, Treasure Island, The Wardrobe, Fences, A View from the Bridge); Study of Stanislavski and Naturalistic Theatre
 
How many lessons per fortnight? 1
 
ILT information: Research and line-learning to support in lesson themes
 
Assessment: Through performance (either of a scripted play or a devised piece) every term; ongoing assessment of subject specific terminology
 

Out of classroom opportunities: 

LAMDA exams for selected students; Theatre visits and visiting practitioners where possible (sometimes in conjunction with the English department); School productions; Achievement Evening performances

 

Key Stage 4

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