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Key Stage 3

 

Autumn One

Autumn Two

Spring One

Spring Two

Summer One

Summer Two

7

Introduction to Drama

Topic: Developing drama skills

Practical

Team building, Improvisation, mime, freezeframes.

Commedia dell'arte

Topic: Theatre performance in a chosen style

Self Reflection

Mask work, slapstick, physicality, self reflection.

Macbeth

Topic: Performance from  scripted piece

Practical

Vocal skills, & physicality skills, taking the text off the page,

Devising

Topic: devising performance from a stimulus

Practical

Vocal skills, & physicality skills, collaboration and team work.

Skellig

Topic: performance from a scripted piece

Written

Physicality skills, vocal skills, seeing through the eyes of a director. 

Tell Tale Heart

Topic: performance from a stimulus

Practical

Practitioner Artaud, lighting, music, narration, audience positioning and impact.

8

Peer Pressure

Topic: devising performance from a stimulus

Practical

Physical skills, characterization, sound collage.

Missing Dan Nolan

Topic: performance from a scripted piece

Self Reflection

Physicality, vocal skills, proxemics, self reflection.

A Midsummer Nights Dream

Topic: Performance from  scripted piece

Practical

Vocal skills, & physicality skills, taking the text off the page.

Devising & Responding to a stimulus

Topic: devising performance from a stimulus

Practical

Vocal skills, & physicality skills, proxemics, collaboration and team work.

Humpty Dumpty

Topic: performance from a scripted piece

Witten

Physicality skills, vocal skills, characterization, seeing through the eyes of a director. 

Silent Movies

Topic: devising performance from a stimulus

Practical

Mime, physicality, use of stock characters, slapstick, clocking, & slow motion.

9

Bedlam

Topic: Devising theatre

Practical

Practitioner Artaud, devising, characterisation.

 

One Shot

Topic: Performance from a scripted piece

Written

Physicality skills, vocal skills, characterization, seeing through the eyes of a director. 

Physical Theatre or

London Riots

Topic: Developing drama skills/practitioner

Practical

Physical Theatre

Practitioner Frantic Assembly, physical theatre, devising.

OR

London Riots

Brecht Alienation techniques, devising, multi role.

Rotation

Rotation

Rotation

 

Autumn One

Autumn Two

Spring One

Spring Two

Summer One

Summer Two

Year

Ten

Introduction to Drama

Topic: Developing drama skills for GCSE

Introduction to Devising

Topic: Devising theatre from a style

BTEC Component 1

Exploring the Performing Arts

Researching different roles within the theatre

BTEC Component 1

Exploring the Performing Arts

Completing a written portfolio on different roles within the theatre

BTEC Component 1

Exploring the Performing Arts

Analysing different roles within the theatre

BTEC Component 2

Developing skills and techniques within the performing arts

Year

Eleven

Devising Theatre

Rehearsal and performance of own devised piece from a stimulus

Rehearsal of Scripted Piece

Preparation for external performance

Performance of Scripted Piece

External performance

DNA by Dennis Kelly

Preparation for final written exam

DNA by Dennis Kelly

Preparation for final written exam