Mr A Betts (Subject Leader), Miss A Jowett
Key Stage 3
Throughout Years 7, 8 and 9, students are assessed in the three key skills:
Performing, Devising, Evaluating
There are eights units across the three years:
D1: The Pied Piper
D3: The Long Road
D6: Response to Stimulus
D7: Response to Text
D8: Soap Opera
Assessment at Key Stage Three
All three key areas are assessed in each unit and are weighted in a way which reflects the GCSE requirements:
Performing - 30%
Devising - 30%
Evaluating - 40%
|Key Stage 4||
We follow the GCSE Music course AQA 8261.
Understanding Drama (40%)
Students will complete a 1 hour 45 minutes written exam in three sections:
Section A - knowledge and understanding of drama and theatre (multiple choice)
Section B - four questions on a given extract from a set play studied in class
Section C - analysis and evaluation of the work of live theatre makers
Devising Drama (40%)
Students will devise their own piece of drama which is performed to an audience. They will also complete a devising log which contributes to the mark for this unit.
Texts in Practice (20%)
Students will perform two extracts from one play to a visiting examiner from AQA.
|Possible areas of future Studies||
A-Level Drama and Theatre
Possible future careers
Jobs directly related to drama include:
Jobs indirectly related to drama include:
Studying Drama shows future employers that can work well on you own and in a team, you are confident, you can present, etc.