Lead Teacher - Miss Chelsey Seymour

c.seymour@dittonparkacademy.co.uk

KS3 - Year 7 and 8

Curriculum Information 

No of Lessons per fortnight

Home Learning

Additional Learning Opportunities

Dept Support

Additional Guidance

Year 7/8 -  2

Year 7/8 - 2 per module (30 mins)

Year 7 - Winter Festival, Drama Club, School Production, Theatre Trips, Performing Arts Enrichment

Year 8 - Windsor Pantomime Trip, Winter Festival, Shakespeare Schools Festival, Theatre Trips, Whole School Performance, Performing Arts Enrichment

Year 7/8 Open Studio Rehearsal Time

Year 7/8 Local Theatre Productions,Youth Theatre, Reading Plays

Per Term Topic Information for Year 7

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2

Introduction to Drama

Actors Skills

Introduction to Performance Techniques Interpreting Scripts Physical Theatre Skills Creating and Performing Physical Theatre Fairytales Silent Movies

Per Term Topic Information for Year 8

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
Pantomime Skills

Performing a Pantomime

Pantomime Theatre Trip

Study of Shakespeare

Creative Concepts

Greek Theatre Performance Techniques Creating and Performing a Greek Play Improvisation

KS4 - Years 9, 10 and 11

Curriculum Information 

No of Lessons per fortnight

Home Learning

Additional Learning Opportunities

Dept Support

Additional Guidance

Year 9 - 3

Year 10 - 5

Year 11 - 4

Year 9 - 1hr per week

Year 10 - 2hrs per week

Year 11 2hrs per week

Year 9 - Compulsory Theatre Trip x 2, Shakespeare School Festival, Winter Festival, Whole School Production, Primary School Outreach Project, More Able Theatre Trip

Year 10 - Compulsory Theatre Trip x 2, Shakespeare School Festival, Winter Festival, Whole School Production, More Able Theatre Trip

Year 11 - Shakespeare Schools Festival, Whole School Production, Winter Festival, More Able Theatre Trip

Year 9 Open Studio Rehearsal Time

Year 10/11 Open Studio Rehearsal Time, Intervention

Year 9 - BBC Bitesize, AQA GCSE Drama, Reading Plays, Theatre History, Local Theatre Productions

Year 10 - AQA GCSE Drama, Theatre Practitioner Reading, Local Theatre Productions, CGP 1-9 GCSE Drama, AQA GCSE Drama Textbook, Watch a range of theatre

Year 11 - AQA GCSE Drama, AQA GCSE Drama Textbook, Watch a range of theatre, CGP GCSE Drama 1-9, Illuminate Blood Brothers Play Guide GCSE Drama

Per Term Topic Information for Year 9

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2

Introduction to GCSE Drama

Acting Skills

Characterisation

Live Theatre Analysis

Duologues

Page to Stage

Devising Skills and Techniques Devising Original Drama Scripted Unit

Theatre in Education

Primary School Tour

Per Term Topic Information for Year 10

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2

Theatre Practitioners

Brecht

Stanislavski

Frantic Assembly

Theatre Practitioners

Live Theatre Analysis

Devising: Approaches to Stimuli

Launch of Devising Coursework

40% of GCSE grade

Devising Rehearsal and Refinement Written Coursework

Per Term Topic Information for Year 11

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2

Devising Log Submission

Exam Theory and Practice

Set Text: Blood Brothers

Set Text: Blood Brothers

Live Theatre Analysis

Theatre Roles and Terminology

Scripted Exam Unit Rehearsal

Performance Preparation

Examination Performance to AQA Examiner

Revision