Drama encourages students to explore, experiment and express themselves through engaging performances, using a variety of styles and techniques. Students discover the world of Drama and Practitioners and the context in which they work.


Key Stage 3 – Year 7 & 8 – 1 hour per week

                        Year 9    –     2 hours per week 

Key Stage 4 – 3 hours per week

Key Stage 3 Key Topics

Year 7 –  Mastering the Basics

                Sexual Stereotyping

                Nightmares and Ghosts

                Devised Drama From a Stimulus ‘A Crabbit Old Woman’

 Style and Genre

Year 8 –  Status and Drama

                Teenage Pressures – Ensemble Theatre

                Commedia Dell Arte

      Stage Fighting/Choreography

      Analysing Theatre – 'The Lion King'

Year 9 –  The Art and History of Theatrical Comedy

                 Ensemble Theatre Based Around World War 1

                 Introduction of the Practitioners

                 Scripted Work ‘Precious’ by Paul Whitfield

Key Stage 4

AQA GCSE Projects

Year 10 – Devised Drama around a Practitioner

                 Theatre Terms and Styles

                 Reviewing Live Theatre

                 Live Performance

Year 11 – Studying ‘Blood Brothers’ by Willy Russell

                 Scripted Drama

                 Exam revision

Past results

A*-C 2017– 79%


Mr T Weston - Director of Creativity

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