GCSE Drama is now split into 3 components that will be completed of the two year course, allowing students to access a wide variety of different dramatic forms and to develop a broad range of skills.
Component 1, (Devising) is an exciting and challenging opportunity for students to work collaboratively with others to explore a range of stimuli in order to create an original performance piece.
Component 2, (Performance from Text) deals with developing knowledge, understanding and skills in exploring and performing from a performance text.
Component 3, (Theatre Makers in Practice) students will study the work of playwrights and will look and the theatrical choices that are made for a live performance in order to communicate ideas to an audience.
|Year 10 Curriculum Overview||Themes||Unit content|
|Term 1||Identity||Who are the British? Investigation into the society that we live in.|
|Term 2||Rights and Responsibilities||Investigation into how the legal system works in the UK. A look at Laws and how they are enforced in the UK. Rights and Responsibilities.|
|Term 3||Careers||Investigation into potential careers.|
|Year 11 Curriculum Overview||Themes||Unit content|
|Term 1||College Applications||How to write a personal statement and college application form. How to attend an open day for college.|
|Term 2||Sex Education||Investigation into a variety of issues associated with sex education (such as contraception and STIs).|
|Term 3||Revision Techniques||Investigation into the techniques required when revising for exams.|