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Department Staff

Mr A Wing
(Drama Lead)

Mrs K Lamkin
Mr R Poole

Key Stage 3 (Topics)

Year 7
  • Introduction to Drama
  • Physical Theatre
  • Introduction to Brecht
  • Shakespeare Exploration
  • Creating characters- Introduction to Stanislavski.
  • The semiotics of Theatre
Year 8
  • Exploring social media
  • Introduction to Technical Theatre
  • Macbeth Script exploration
  • Face. The Play Script exploration
  • Characterisation continued
  • Disasters- Exploring key Devising skills
Year 9
  • Brief exploration of the work of Brecht and Stanislavski in more detail.
  • Short group devised performance piece (based on the GCSE exam)
  • Script exploration and performance

Key Stage 4 (Topics)

Courses & Assessment Methods

GCSE Drama
(Edexcel J277)

x3 Performances & Portfolio (20% each) and x1 Exam Paper (40%)

Year 10
  • Exploration of The Theatre of Artaud
  • Devised group piece with portfolio
  • Set text exploration - Inspector Calls
  • Scripted performance piece
Year 11
  • Component 1 Group Devised piece GCSE Exam
  • Written Portfolio
  • Component 2 Scripted Exam prep and performance, externally assessed
  • Written exam preparation and GCSE Exam.

Curriculum Accessibility

Provision for SEND students
  • Adaptable resources
  • One-to-one guidance


  • Drama club (Years 7-10)
  • Theatre visits
  • School productions


  • AppleLink
  • Exploration of key practitioners – Various
  • Exploration of key Drama techniques and elements - various

Future Pathways

Further Education
  • Performing Arts
  • Musical Theatre performing Arts
  • A Level Theatre studies
Career and Progression
  • Transferable skills that can benefit most career choices
  • University
  • Acting schools
  • Performance work stage and screen.


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