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Drama

Key Stage 3 Curriculum Overview

  YEAR 7 YEAR 8 YEAR 9
AUTUMN 1 Intro to Drama Melodrama Commedia dell’ Arte
AUTUMN 2 Greek Theatre Blood Brothers DNA
SPRING 1 Medieval Theatre Broadlands From Page to Stage
SPRING 2 Oliver Twist Hamlet Brecht
SUMMER 1 The Tempest Noughts and Crosses Physical Theatre
SUMMER 2 Independent Project Back in the playground Blues – short SOL T.I.E

GCSE Drama Overview

Edexcel GCSE
Year 11 (Legacy)
Year 10 (2016 9-1)

  YEAR 10 YEAR 11
AUTUMN 1 Week 1 – Drama warm ups / exercises / Team building
 
Working with texts Teechers
John Godber
¾ weeks – Mock Paper 3 Mini scripted piece – Mogadishu
 
AUTUMN 2 Practitioner Workshops
Introduction to C1: Devising
Unit Two – East is East
(start 1 or 2 weeks before half term)
SPRING 1 C1: Devising
Assessment
Unit Three – Performance Piece
 
Live Theatre Evaluation –
Curious Incident
SPRING 2 Introduction to C3: Text 1 Unit Three – Performance Piece
SUMMER 1 Development of Text 1 Unit Three – Performance Piece

A Level Overview

Edexcel A Level
Year 13 (Legacy)
Year 12 (New Linear)

  YEAR 12 YEAR 13
AUTUMN 1 Introduction to Drama
 
Exploration into Practitioners
Practitioner workshops
AUTUMN 2 Exploration into Practitioners
 
C1: Devising
Unit Three:
Devising SWEDS Performance before Christmas
SPRING 1 C1: Devising
 
Live Theatre evaluation Mock
Unit Four:
Preparation for Written Exam
Lysistrata and Macbeth
SPRING 2 C1: Devising Assessment Unit Four:
Preparation for Written Exam
Lysistrata and Macbeth
SUMMER 1 C3: Introduction of Lysistrata
Set Text
Unit Four:
Preparation for Written Exam
Lysistrata and Macbeth
SUMMER 2  – Unit Four:
Preparation for Written Exam
Lysistrata and Macbeth