Course Outline – Drama

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Curriculum Intent

戏剧扮演着重要的角色 发挥365足球外围学生的个人发展.   培养的技能和品质 students in Drama, such as teamwork, creativity, leadership and controlled risk-taking are assets in all subjects and in all areas of life.  戏剧激发想象力,允许 students to explore issues and experiences in a safe and supportive environment.  Drama maintains and stimulates lasting student curiosity, interest and enjoyment.  戏剧也使发展的范围 of desirable personal qualities such as politeness, perseverance, initiative, confidence and individual awareness and group sensitivity.  它也能使学生得到发展 independence of thought and action and gives them a platform to aid in the development of informed opinions, supporting them in giving the opportunity to express reasonable argument free from prejudicial intolerance.

365外围app下载的目的是使 students to: 

  • Develop confidence
  • Learn how to work with others
  • Learn to listen and concentrate
  • Learn to respect and 在适当的时候,依靠别人
  • Develop awareness and enjoyment of the way groups work together with a willingness to accept 以民主方式承担责任
  • Appreciate drama in 作为参与者和观众的表演
  • Develop 自律和方向
  • Develop familiarity with a body of knowledge, principles, skills, techniques and vocabulary related to drama
  • Gain experience of a wide range of materials, both literary and media, to enable them to see drama as a major cultural feature which is part of a wider body of knowledge and skills
  • Prepare for GCSE courses

Year 7 – all students in Year 7 study Drama and work towards a public performance of a Shakespeare play in the summer term.

Year 9 to 11 – Drama is offered at GCSE and consists of three units:

第一部分:设计剧院.  A practical unit, internally assessed, accompanied by a portfolio of evidence and an evaluation of performance.

Component two: Performance from a text, a second practical unit assessed by an external examiner.

Component three:    The study of a set text in preparation for the examination in the Summer Term of Year 11.  Students also have to produce a live theatre analysis and evaluation and are therefore given opportunities to attend trips to the theatre to see shows such as “Wicked”, 《365足球外围》和《365足球外围》.

Students in Year 9 begin their GCSE studies by looking at the history of world theatre and exploring a range of genres with a very clear emphasis on the development of practical skills and confidence in performance.  GCSE students are able to choose a technical aspect of theatre for assessment, rather than performance, 在其中一个或两个实际单位中.  They may choose from: Costume and Make-up, Lighting, Sound or Set Design.

Co-Curricular and Extracurricular Drama

Students across all Year Groups are given the opportunity to perform or help with backstage or technical aspects in a range of school productions.  这个部门每年举办两场展览, a large scale whole school musical in the Autumn/Spring term, 以及365足球外围一年一度的夏季筹款表演.  最近的作品包括:《365外围app下载》, “Guys and Dolls”, “Oliver”, “Fiddler on the Roof” and “Return to the Forbidden Planet”. We are very much looking forward to staging “We Will Rock You” in February 2022 and “Les Miserables” in February 2023. Our shows are extremely popular and regularly attract casts and crew of between 100 and 150 students.


戏剧系设在创意艺术系 area, alongside Music and shares a large studio space which can be sub-divided. The studio is equipped with curtains and stage lighting. In addition Drama performances take place in the school hall which has a large stage with lighting.

Opportunities for Further Study and Destinations

Drama equips students with a range of inter-personal skills which are applicable in many Higher Education courses and in employment. 学习戏剧可以培养自信心 and provides students with the skills for public speaking, debating and 在校内和校外做演讲.  戏剧专业的学生往往更自信 in interviews and as one ex-student recalled, Drama prepared her particularly well for the rigours of an interview for a place on a highly competitive course 在医学领域,需要角色扮演.