Drama

KS3
KS4
KS4 - BTEC

Course Overview: (What will students learn?)

Year 7:

HT1 & HT2 – Introduction to Drama

HT3 & HT4 – Commedia Dell’Arte

HT5 & HT6 – Devising Theatre

Year 8:

HT1 & HT2 – Shakespeare in Performance

HT3 & HT4 – Theatre in Education

HT5 & HT6 – Witchcraft & The Crucible

Internal Assessment:

Pupils will be assessed half-termly through three methods of assessment: Making (based on rehearsal), Performing (based on a final performance in front of the class) and Responding (a short written evaluation.)

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Course Title: GCSE 1-9 Drama

Grading:  Grades 1-9

Course Overview: (What will students learn?)

Three Components:

Devised Performance and Portfolio

Practical Performance Exam

Written Exam

External Assessment:

Component 2 is externally assessed by a visiting examiner who watches the students perform and grades them on their acting skills.

Component 3 is an externally assessed written exam based on a play text studied through the course.

Internal Assessment:

Component 1 is a devised performance, created by the students and presented to a live audience. It is accompanied by a portfolio of notes evaluating their process and final performance. Internally set and marked by the school.

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Course Title: BTEC Level 2 Tech Level in Performing Arts

Grading:  Pass/Merit/Distinction/Distinction*

Course Overview: (What will students learn?)

Three Components:

Exploring the Performing Arts

Developing Skills and Techniques

Performing to a Brief

External Assessment:

Component 3 – Performing to a Brief. Undertaken in Year 11, the exam board set a brief and the students have to create performances based on this and deliver to a live audience. Video Recorded and externally marked.

Internal Assessment:

Components 1 & 2 are internally set and marked by the school.

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