drama-masksEinstein said, “Imagination is more important than knowledge.” Let your imagination expand and take you to new and exciting places in Drama.

Drama enables students to acquire skills that are sort in a huge variety of workplaces and professions such as; communication skills, confidence, self-motivation, team work, good personal presentation, problem solving and commitment.Drama seeks to tap into the student’s whole potential and stretches, strengthens and challenges thoughts, ideas, imagination, emotions, social awareness and physicality.


Subject Key Aimszu

  • To develop confident and articulate students through a range of practical activities and public performances.
  • To expand imagination and challenge familiar ideas, changing, adapting and reinterpreting information in new and artistic ways.
  • To encourage empathy, compassion and tolerance by playing a variety of different characters from a range of cultures and times.
  • To understand the historical beginnings of Drama, how it developed and the impact it still has today; including looking at roles within the theatre as a whole such as set design and make up.
  • To study live theatre and be able to explain the choices made by directors, designers and actors.

Curriculum Overview

Year 7

  • Introduction to drama techniques
  • Myths and Legends
  • Greek theatre
  • Romeo and Juliet

Year 8

  • Reviewing Live Theatre
  • Commedia del’ Arte
  • Bullying TIE

Year 9 AQA GCSE Drama
Pupils will start to develop and refine their skills.

  • Introduction to physcial theatre.
  • Introduction to practitioners such as Stanislavski and Bretch.
  • Perform scripted play
  • Create a devised performance
  • Review live theatre

Year 10 AQA GCSE Drama

  • Refine performance skills.
  • Create a devised performance with written log.
  • Review live theatre.

Year 11 AQA GCSE Drama

  • Scripted Performance
  • Blood Brothers
  • Reviewing Live Theatre


Please contact Mrs Shaw on 01942 767040 to discuss anything further regarding our school curriculum.

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