Year 10 Drama (Half Year)

10DRM1
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms M. Rowe

This course will focus on the skills required to create effective Drama. Students will explore: improvisation, devised Drama, script work, movement and characterisation. This course also aims to widen students’ knowledge of different styles, theatre forms and Drama terminology. 

This course is designed for any student who enjoyed Drama in Year 9. An emphasis is placed on personal growth and teamwork which develops into self-confidence and the ability to communicate with others. The course provides students with performance opportunities and provides a valuable lead into all aspects of L1 Drama.



Course Overview

Term 1
Drama Games
Improvisation
Character work
Devising Drama
Techniques, Element and Conventions
Group Performances

Term 2
Melodrama
Working with Scripts
Greased Lightning!
Mask Making
Group Performances

Term 3
Drama Games
Improvisation
Character work
Devising Drama
Techniques, Element and Conventions
Group Performances

Term 4
Melodrama
Working with Scripts
Greased Lightning!
Mask Making
Group Performances

Learning Areas:

Year 10 The Arts, Drama / Performing Arts Technologies / Dance


Assessment Procedures
Pathway

L1 Drama, L1 Performing Arts Technologies

Career Pathways

Diversional Therapist, Actor, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Artistic Director, Film and Video Editor, Sound Technician, Author, Dancer, Entertainer, Film/Television Camera Operator, Make-up Artist, Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Radio Presenter, Early Childhood Teacher, Media Producer, Production Assistant (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Model, Nanny/Child Carer, Private Teacher/Tutor, Television Presenter