At Key Stage 3 all students in Years 7 & 8 have one lesson on drama per week.
In these lessons the students will learn about key drama strategies, styles and how to approach scripted and improvised performances. The students also learn how to be effective team members and develop their confidence when speaking to and performing in front of others.
Eduqas GCSE Drama is delivered at GCSE level in Years 9, 10 and 11. In this qualification students apply their knowledge and understanding of drama and theatre when making, performing and responding in their work. Students will explore performance texts, develop a range of theatrical skills and apply them to create performances as either a performer or a designer. Students will also experience live theatre and reflect on and evaluate their own work and that of others.
The Drama department also delivers A-Level Drama & Theatre to students in Years 12 & 13. This course allows students to develop their understanding of drama to apply an informed, analytical framework for making, performing, interpreting and understand drama and theatre. Students will experience a range of opportunities to create theatre, both published text-based and devised work. Students will also experience live theatre and analyse and evaluate their own work and the work of others.