Drama Curriculum Overview

Drama Curriculum Overview

 

Autumn 1/2

 

Spring 1/Spring 2

Summer 1/2

Year 7

Topic

 

Introduction to Drama

 

Greek Theatre

Commedia dell Arte

Assessment

 

Execute a performance in a large group. Perform to camera and a live audience, followed by written evaluation of both self and peer assessments in books. (AO4)

Execute a performance in a large group. Perform to camera and a live audience, followed by written evaluation of both self and peer assessments in books. (AO4)

Ongoing formative performances each lesson as we explore different stock characters.

 

Final scene performed as summative assessment to camera to allow for written evaluation to follow.

(AO4)

 

YEAR 8

MELODRAMA / MIME

 

GROTOWSKI

 

 

PLAYTEXT: ‘LET HIM HAVE IT!’

 

 

Assessment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Execute a performance in a large group. Perform to camera and a live audience, followed by written evaluation of both self and peer assessments in books. (AO4)

Execute a performance in a large group. Perform to camera and a live audience, followed by written evaluation of both self and peer assessments in books. (AO4)

Execute a performance in a large group. Perform to camera and a live audience, followed by written evaluation of both self and peer assessments in books. (AO4)

 

 

Answer Component 1 (GCSE) styled questioning during the creative process. (AO3/AO4)

 

Year 9

Topic

 

Brecht  - Autumn Term 1

Stanislavski – Autumn Term 2

Devising From A Stimulus – Spring Term

Scripts – Summer Term

Assessment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Execute a performance in a large group.  

Perform to camera and a live audience, implementing the skills and knowledge learnt. Followed by written evaluation of both self and peer assessments in books.

Execute a performance in a large group.  

Perform to camera and a live audience, implementing the skills and knowledge learnt. Followed by written evaluation of both self and peer assessments in books.

Execute a performance in a large group. Perform to camera and a live audience, implementing the skills and knowledge learnt.

 

Assessed Homework Task in Groups taken from the Drama GCSE Component 1 Portfolio assessment. (see below)

Developing a performance in pairs. Perform to camera and a live audience, followed by written evaluation of both self and peer assessments in books. 

Year 10

Topic

 

 

 

Practitioner Work- Bertolt Brecht

Practitioner Work- Constantin Stanislavski

Practitioner Work- Steven Berkoff

Practitioner Work- Frantic Assembly

Practitioner Work- Jerzy Grotowski

 

 

Assessment

 

Performance assessment to a live audience, implementing the skills and knowledge learnt across KS4 so far. Assessment is filmed.

AO1, AO2,AO3 and AO4

Written Assessment:

 

Students will evaluate and explain their progress and performances through a detailed analysis in their coursework. A04

Performance and written assessment:

 

Students will perform to a live audience, implementing the skills and knowledge learnt across KS4 so far. Assessment is filmed.

AO1, AO2,AO3 and AO4

 

 

Students will evaluate and explain their progress and performances through a detailed analysis in their Written work. A04

Students will perform to a live audience, implementing the skills and knowledge learnt across KS4 so far. Assessment is filmed.

AO1, AO2,AO3 and AO4

Performance and written assessment:

 

Students will perform to a live audience, implementing the skills and knowledge learnt across KS4 so far. Assessment is filmed.

AO1, AO2,AO3 and AO4

 

 

Students will evaluate and explain their progress and performances through a detailed analysis in their Written work. A04

Year 11

Topic

 

Component 1 - Devising/ Component 3 - The Crucible

Component 1 - Coursework & Evaluation / Component 3- The Crucible 

Component 2 - Monologues & Duologues / Component 3 - The Crucible 

Component 3 - The Crucible & Live Theatre Evaluation  

Component 3 The Crucible & Live Theatre Evaluation - Finalising Exam

 

Assessment

Summative assessment Component 1 –  

23rd Nov 2021 

Performance assessment to a live audience, implementing the skills and knowledge learnt across KS4. Assessment is filmed.

10th Dec 2021  

Final coursework pieces submitted.  

Students will evaluate and explain their progress and performances through a detailed analysis in their coursework. 

Summative assessment Component 222nd Feb 2022

Perform to an audience their Component 2 monologue or duologue scripts. Assessment is filmed.

Component 3  

22nd Mar 2022 mock exam at the end of the half term. 

Formative assessments in class.

Component 3: Practice Mock papers for Live Theatre Evaluation and The Crucible in strict time conditions.

Summative assessment - Component 3: Exam paper.