About

Staff

Mrs. Hopgood (Head of Performance Faculty/Head of Drama Department)

Miss. Darnell

KS3

Year 7: Term 1 – Introduction To Drama & Greek Theatre
Term 2 – Physical Theatre & Hamlet
Term 3 – Commedia Del'Arte

Year 8: Term 1 – Melodrama & Kitchen Sink Drama
Term 2 – Devising & Romeo & Juliet
Term 3 – Writing, Learning & Performing Monologues

Year 9: Term 1 – Injustice & The Holocaust
Term 2 – Devising from a Stimulus & TV Commercials
Term 3 – Scriptwriting & Stage Business

KS4

At KS4 we follow the Edexcel course which is made of 75% practical & 25% written and the 2 year course is divided into 3 exams:

Unit 1: Practical Exam based on a THEME (30% of the overall GCSE marks)
Unit 2: Practical Exam based on a LIVE PRODUCTION (30% of the overall GCSE marks)
Unit 3: Practical Exam based on a THEME set by the exam board (40% of the overall marks)

KS5

We follow the Edexcel course at A-LEVEL, it is made of 60% practical & 40% written and the 2 year course is divided into 4 exams:

Unit 1: Exploration Of Drama And Theatre
Unit 2: Theatre Text In Performance
Unit 3: Exploration Of Dramatic Performance
Unit 4: Theatre Text In Context