Drama

Drama Schemes of work.

Unit of work for year 7 and 8 Creative

Unit of work

Sub Headings

Introduction to Drama Skills

·         Character

·         Status

·         Movement

·         Voice

·         Devising

·         Style / genre

 


Skills developed in Drama in year 7 and 8

  • ·         Physicalising character
  • ·         Vocal delivery
  • ·         Movement and gesture
  • ·         Relationship with audience
  • ·         Drama terminology
  • ·         Working as an ensemble
  • ·         Choral movement

 

Units of work for year 9

Units of work

Sub Headings

Creating a Character

·         Basic skills – Voice, Movement, Character Development

·         Line learning

·         Solo performance

 

Performance from a script

 

·         Stanislavski: creating a role through improvisation, given circumstances and ‘magic if’.

·         Interaction with other characters, line learning, set design, assessed performance

Physical theatre

·         Movement – naturalistic and abstract expression.

·         Developing creativity and exploring ways to use the Drama medium to convey mood, emotion and the physical environment.

·         Choral movement and choral speaking, line learning, editing rehearsing and performing as an ensemble.

 

Masks and Commedia del Arte

·         Communicating through physicality,

·         Developing awareness and response to audience.

·         Exploring stereotypes

·         Devising through comedy and clowning

LAMDA acting exam

·         Develop duologues and monologues for LAMDA exam

 

 

Skills developed in Drama in year 9.

  • ·         Physicalising character
  • ·         Vocal delivery
  • ·         Movement and gesture
  • ·         Relationship with audience
  • ·         Drama terminology
  • ·         Working as an ensemble
  • ·         Choral movement

 

Units of work for year 10

 

Units of work

Sub Headings

Script analysis and performance

·         Character study

·         Contextual exploration

·         Character development

·         Analysis and evaluation of process and performance of production

Practitioners

·         Stanislavski

·         Brecht

·         Artaud

·         Physical Theatre

Devising from a stimulus

 

·         Responding to stimulus

·         Creating character and story

·         Devising scenes

·         Recording analysing and Evaluating process

Live Theatre Analysis

·         Respond to live performance

·         Analyse and evaluate theatre elements

 

Skills developed in Drama in year 10

  • ·         Analysing theatre elements through and in performance
  • ·         Creating character
  • ·         Vocal delivery
  • ·         Applying movement and gesture
  • ·         Relationship with audience and actors
  • ·         Drama terminology
  • ·         Working as an ensemble
  • ·         Devising / creating theatre

 

Units of work for year 11

 

Units of work

Sub Headings

Devising

 

·         Responding to stimulus

·         Creating character and story

·         Devising scenes

·         Recording analysing and Evaluating process for exam assessment

Script Study

·         Close reading and analysis of staging and performance

Historical and cultural context

·         Understanding themes, characters and setting

Script analysis and performance

·         Character study

·         Contextual exploration

·         Character development

·         Analysis and evaluation of process and performance of production

 

Skills developed in Drama in Year 11

  • ·         Analysing theatre elements through and in performance
  • ·         Developing written response to live theatre
  • ·         Creating character
  • ·         Vocal delivery
  • ·         Applying movement and gesture
  • ·         Relationship with audience and actors
  • ·         Drama terminology
  • ·         Working as an ensemble
  • ·         Devising / creating theatre

 

Staffing

Miss L J Bocking BA, PGCE

Teacher of English with Drama (NQT)

Mr T Molyneux, BA, PGCE

Head of Drama