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 Year 7 Scheme of work 

Year 8 Scheme of work 

Year 9 Scheme of work 

Year 11 Scheme of work 


The study of Drama promotes self and social awareness. It helps students build confidence in public speaking, public performance and encourages independent learning and conflict resolution. Drama as a subject helps build confidence, as well as promoting team building. Drama leads directly to careers in theatre and other types of performance, be it front or back-stage.

Homework is set on a weekly basis for Key Stage 3 students. They are expected to produce a key assignment at the end of each term. At Key Stage 4 students will complete weekly homework as part of their response to controlled assessment lessons.

KS3 Curriculum

Year 7:

  • The origins of drama  - Introduction
  • The origins of drama – Stone Age
  • The origins of drama – Greece
  • The origins of drama – Rome
  • The origins of drama – Modern Theatre
  • Exploring Story telling
  • Exploring a Play Text

Year 8:

  • Theatre History – Great Britain
  • Modern Theatre – Great Britain
  • Exploring Play Text – Shakespeare
  • Exploring Explorative Strategies
  • Exploring Mediums & Elements of drama

KS4 Curriculum

Year 9, 10, 11:
We follow the Edexcel course. The course is made up of 3 units: Exploring a Theme, Exploring a Play text and Performance Exam. Units 1 and 2 make up 60% of the GCSE -30% per unit; Unit 3 makes up 40%.

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