Subject Intent and Implementation
- All students will make strong progress in drama
- Students will be given the opportunity to take part in extracurricular drama
- Students will learn about social, cultural and historical context of texts and conventions
- Students will learn the key skills to devise original work in performance or their technical specialism
- Students will learn a wide range of transferable skills including team work and independent thinking
- Students will learn to evaluate and analyse their own work and the work of others
- Students will enjoy drama and be confident communicators
- Students will be given opportunities to have exposure to professional performances
- Evaluation and analysis of both practical and written work will take place on a regular basis.
- Students’ creative skills will be developed.
- Clear routines/expectations in place for transitions, presentation or work/DIRT, pair/group work etc
- Regular use of glossaries will be taught to support verbal feedback and written work, KS4-rote learning to revise key concepts.
- Knowledge/skills reviews will take place after each sequence of learning.
- Students will be trained to select and use resources independently (BBBB).
- Exercise books/folders will be used as key resources
- Homework will be used to consolidate and extend knowledge and skills
- Students will understand the place of each learning within sequences of learning
- KS4 specialists provide practical workshops for students to gain new skills and apply to devising and text work.
- Students will study mark schemes and exemplar work; to understand how to create and improve written and performance work
- Students will be questioned in class to consolidate learning and develop higher level thinking