Drama

Drama is studied by all pupils at Orchard Mead Academy, with one hour lessons a week during Key Stage 3.

Drama in an option for GCSE during Years 10 and 11.

 

 Autumn 1Autumn 2Spring 1Spring 2Summer 1Summer 2
Year 7 Communication

Confidence

Key Skills and Conventions

Workshop – Skills

Creativity

Challenge

Improvisation

Devising

Culture

Confidence

Melodrama

Theatre History

 

 

 

Culture

Challenge

Midsummer Night’s Dream

Shakespeare

Critical Thinking

Collaboration

Ernie’s Incredible Illucinations

Set text

Critical Thinking Communication

Lighting – Inside Out

Production

Year 8Communication

Confidence

Genres

Workshop – Skills

 

Creativity

Challenge

Devising

Devising- fiction

 

 

Culture

Confidence

Commedia Dell Arte

Theatre History

Culture

Challenge

Macbeth

Shakespeare

 

 

Critical Thinking

Collaboration

Social Drama

Set text

 

Critical Thinking Communication

Technical Theatre

Production

Year 9 Communication

Confidence

Key Practitioners

Workshop – Skills

Creativity

Challenge

Devising

Devising

 

 

Culture

Confidence

Physical Theatre

Theatre History (contemporary)

Culture

Challenge

Romeo & Juliet – Gangs

Shakespeare

Critical Thinking

Collaboration

Blood Brothers

Set Text

 

Critical Thinking Communication

Total Theatre

 

AQA GCSE Drama

 

 Autumn 1Autumn 2Spring 1Spring 2Summer 1Summer 2
Year 10 Introduction to GCSE

 

Component 2:Devising skills

Performing

 

Devising,  research and development

Trinity external exam

 

Component 3: Performance skills (monologues + Dialogues.)

Mock performance.

 

Component 1 – Section C: Live theatre performance

Performance and design skills

 

Component 1, Set Play

Section A

Section B

 

Component 2: Devising  research and development ( in preparation for year 11)

 

Year 11Component 2: Devising skills

Performing

Logbook completion

 

Rehearsals and work-in progress performance

Component 1: Set Play

 

Rehearsals and work-in progress performance

Component 1: Live theatre performance

 

Component 3: Visiting examiner performance

 

Component 1: Revision of Sections A, B and C

Component 1: Mock examination

Component 1: Summer examination

 

Written examination

 


Subject Policies/Plans

Subject Leader/s

Ms J Brookes

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