Overview of the Drama Curriculum
|Andrew Walker||Head of Department Drama|
|Sandy Gill||Teacher of Drama/Head of Year|
|Nia Cowley||Teacher of Drama and Music/Gifted, Able and Talented Coordinator|
Vision of Subject
To create a safe and happy learning environment for students to develop confidence and skills – while providing top class extra-curricular opportunities.
Mixed ability classes receive 1 hour per week at KS3. Homework is issued twice per half term.
AQA 8261 GCSE drama
Mixed ability classes receive 3 hours of lessons per week. Homework is set 4 times per half term and may include extra-curricular rehearsal.
Key Skills and Knowledge
The topics students cover throughout Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 are outlined in the link below:
Links to GCSE Exam Board Specifications
The specification code for GCSE Drama Year 10 is 8261
Link to Spec – http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/drama/gcse/drama-8261
Include details of any extra-curricular activities including:
- Interventions – Daily rehearsals lunch and after school.
- Revision sessions – Targeted at key point in the year.
- Trips – Theatre trips and visits.
- Clubs – Annual School Production – Ks3 Drama Club – Musical Theatre Tuesdays.