Drama

Assistant Headteacher & Director of Arts Mrs L. Provoost BA (Hons) Theatre Studies and English F.R.S.A
Teacher of Drama Mrs S. Davies – BA (Hons) Drama
Teacher of Drama Miss M. Hall BA (Hons) Dance
Teacher of Drama Mrs H. Henrys BA (Hons) Media and Performance

Per Term Topic Information

Year 7

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
Introduction to Acting skills Introduction to script Fairytales

Working from a stimulus

Simon’s story

Issues-based drama

The Ballad of Lulu

Working with text

Physical theatre

Developing techniques

Create, perform and review assessment lessons will take place in the final lesson of each scheme of learning.

Year 8

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
Darkwood Manor

Skills Drama

Pantomime

Developing techniques

Ernie’s Incredible ’Illucinations

Scripted Drama

Rikki Brown

Issues-based drama

Romeo & Juliet – Gangs

Working with text

Devising from a stimulus

Year 9

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
War

Historical Drama

Character Development

Skills Drama

‘Our Day Out’

Scripted Drama

Hit and Run

Devising Drama

Ballard of Hillsborough

Working with text

On-line Gaming

Theatre-in-Education

Year 10

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1/2
Introduction to Acting

Easter Island performance

Acting skills and techniques workshops Unit 2

Plan, Prepare, Perform

Unit 2

Scripted performance

Unit 3

Acting Skills

Learning Aim A

 Deadline: 21.10.17    Deadline:30.3.17  Deadline:30.3.17 Deadline: 21.7.17

Year 11

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
Unit 3:

Acting Skills

Learning Aim B – Performance 1

Unit 1:

Monologue 1

Unit 1:

Monologue 2

Acting workshops Unit 3:

Acting Skills

Learning Aim B – Performance 2

Course completion
Deadline: 20.10.16 Deadline: 22.12.16 Deadline: 17.2.17   Deadline: 26.5.17  

Curriculum Information

Year 7

No. of lessons per fortnight Frequency and length of homework Additional learning opportunities e.g. clubs, speakers, visits, residential … Department support e.g. intervention classes, revision classes … Additional guidance for parents e.g.  exam board info, websites to support revision, books to read, useful places to visit …
2

Key Stage 3 students will receive one piece of written homework each half-term:

  • Weekly spelling tests.
  • Writing to evaluate:
  • Skills definitions
  • Techniques definitions
  • Writing in-role
  • Writing to analyse: skills development
  • Easter Island performance
  • Pantomime trip
  • Regional theatre visit
  • Apply to lead a Y6 drama workshop
  • Whole school production

 

Monday 12:45 – 1:15pm

KS3 drama workshop led by KS4 students

Thursday 3:30 – 4:30pm

KS3&4 open rehearsal

Useful Websites

BBC The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

http://www.pushtheatre.org

BBC Bitesize

Drama

Charles Causley: What Has Happened To Lulu?

Local Places to Visit

The Met theatre, The Lowry, Media City, The Palace Theatre, The Opera House, The Corner House, Home, Bolton Octagon

Year 8

No. of lessons per fortnight Frequency and length of homework Additional learning opportunities e.g. clubs, speakers, visits, residential … Department support e.g. intervention classes, revision classes … Additional guidance for parents e.g.  exam board info, websites to support revision, books to read, useful places to visit …
2
  • Role-on-the-wall
  • Research shower
  • Annotating a script
  • Retrieving information from a text
  • Skills analysis
  • Ideas selected and rejected record
  • Regional theatre visit
  • Professional workshops
  • Whole school production
Monday 12:45 – 1:15pm

KS3 drama workshop led by KS4 students

Thursday 3:30 – 4:30pm

KS3&4 open rehearsal

YouTube

Darkwood Manor trailer

CBeebies Panto: Aladdin

Ernie’s Incredible Illucinations, Scene 1

BazLurman’s Romeo & Juliet

Year 9

No. of lessons per fortnight Frequency and length of homework Additional learning opportunities e.g. clubs, speakers, visits, residential … Department support e.g. intervention classes, revision classes … Additional guidance for parents e.g.  exam board info, websites to support revision, books to read, useful places to visit …
2
  • Research shower Annotating a script
  • Role-on-the-wall
  • Ideas selected and rejected record
  • Retrieving information from a text
  • Skills analysis
  • Regional theatre visit
  • Professional workshops
  • Whole school production
Monday 12:45 – 1:15pm

KS3 drama workshop led by KS4 students

Thursday 3:30 – 4:30pm

KS3&4 open rehearsal

YouTube

Epic History: World War One – 1914

Google

Stanislavski building a character

Willy Russell’s Our Day Out

BBC Bitesize

Drama

Key Stage 4

No. of lessons per fortnight Frequency and length of homework Additional learning opportunities e.g. clubs, speakers, visits, residential … Department support e.g. intervention classes, revision classes … Additional guidance for parents e.g.  exam board info, websites to support revision, books to read, useful places to visit …
5
  • Research
  • Workshop logs
  • SMART Target sheets
  • Skills Audit
  • Learning Lines
  • Research
  • Link to exam theme
  • Writing to persuade
  • Formal Writing
  • Partnership projects with Manchester International Festival
  • Half-termly theatre visits and professional workshops
  • Collaborative performance opportunities with local colleges
  • Local, regional and national performance opportunities
Monday – Friday

12:30 -1:00pm –  Open rehearsals

Tuesday, Thursday & Friday

3:30-4:30

Teacher led rehearsals

Qualification

Pearson/Edexcel BTEC Performing Arts – Acting

Useful Websites

http://www.pushtheatre.org

Google

Willy Russell’s Blood Brothers

BBC Bitesize

GCSE Drama