Drama

Key Stage 3 Drama

In Year 7-9 the students are taught the basic skills needed to explore and appreciate Drama as an art form and use them as a tool to investigate the world around them. Years 7 and 9 have two lessons per fortnight, whilst in Year 8 they have one.

Topics/Skills Taught

Year 7

  • Mime
  • Building a character
  • Improvisation
  • Melodrama
  • Creative Careers

Year 8

  • Physical Theatre
  • Status
  • Deepening a character
  • Subtext
  • Theatre History

Year 9

  • Stanislavski
  • Creating an atmosphere
  • Brecht
  • Working from a stimulus
  • Shakespeare
  • Lighting and Sound design