DRAMA DEPARTMENT
Head of Creative Art:
Miss Hancock
Teachers of Drama:
Mr Fisher
Ms Hodson
Miss Shackell
Mr Morton
Mrs Creary

“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have”
Maya Angelou

Year 7 Curriculum Overview

Autumn term

Journey to a New Planet – An introduction to KS3 drama and basic skills

Birmingham – An introduction to physical theatre

Spring Term

Intro to Shakespeare

Silent Movies

Summer Term

Devising

Vocal Soundscape Project

Year 8 Curriculum Overview

Autumn term

Nightmares – An exploration of physical theatre

Radio Plays

Spring Term

J’s Story – A look current news topics to do with why children might run away from home

Improvisation

Summer Term

Blood Brothers

Music and Media

Year 9 Curriculum Overview

Autumn term

Musical Theatre

Urban Myths and Legends

Spring Term

Devising

Improvisation

Summer Term

Grand Guignol

Intro to GCSE

 

Year 10 Curriculum Overview

Autumn term

Development of general drama skills

Devising physical theatre

Script work

Spring Term

Intro to Brecht

Devising

Caucasian Chalk Circle

Summer Term

Component 1 controlled assessment – devised work inspired by Brecht

Evaluating a live performance