Drama

At KS3 students are taught the essential elements drama needed to communicate with and engage an audience. Students will be  introduced to a variety of techniques in order to develop skills to create their own work as well as being able to interpret and appreciate the work of others. Students study a range of topics such as; Melodrama, explore a variety of play texts, issues based Drama as well as Shakespeare and historical theatre styles. 

At KS4 students follow the EDUCAS G.C.S.E Drama curriculum, exploring issues and texts in a practical and collaborative way with a focus on developing skills which enable them to effectively and creatively devise their own work. They are given opportunities to perform their work and to see professional theatre. Written tasks focus on developing critical analysis skills within extended evaluative essays.