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Broadwater School

DRAMA

DRAMA

Teacher: Ms Emma Green 

Email: e.green@broadwater.surrey.sch.uk

Department: PERFORMING ARTS

Performing Arts Subject Leader: Mr Nathan Smith-Rogers  Email

Homework tasks can be viewed on the showmyhomework website

GCSE Exam Specification

AQA GCSE Drama

http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/drama/gcse/drama-8261

BRITISH VALUES 

Democracy

Through play texts such as; Animal Farm, Blood Brothers and Faust and Furious.
Through SOW such as; Cyberbullying, Darkwood Manor (decision making), Knife Crime, Racism etc. 
All pupils in all year groups will take part in discussions and decision making activities including several P4C enquiries. 

The Rule of Law

Discussed and explored through social issue schemes of work such as; cyberbullying, knife crime, racism, drug abuse, terrorism, rioting etc.

Discussed and explored through play texts such as;
Blood Brothers, Gagging For It and Find Me. 

Individual Liberty

All pupils able to access a range of different styles and cultures of theatre.

SOW include; a History of Theatre project, Melodrama, Commedia, Shakespeare and Greek Theatre.

Each student is invited to share and discuss their opinions and views on social issues and styles of theatre.

Pupils able to access live theatre though trips, workshops and visiting theatre companies and T.I.E.

Mutual Respect

This is a clear expectation of all students and staff in all aspects of Drama in the school – classroom, extra-curricular, workshops etc.

The 4 C’s of Caring, Collaborative, Critical and Creative thinking are put into all lessons and are encouraged throughout.

Tolerance of those of different faiths and beliefs

Discussed and explored through social issue schemes of work such as; cyberbullying, knife crime, racism, drug abuse, terrorism, rioting etc.

All pupils in all year groups will take part in discussions about different beliefs and faiths during their lessons in Drama including several P4C enquiries. 

KEY STAGE 3 

Please click HERE to see the Year 7 and Year 8 Curriculum Overview

Please click HERE to see the Year 7 Schemes of Work

Please click HERE to see the Year 8 Schemes of Work

Please click HERE to see the Key Stage 3 Assessment Criteria

KEY STAGE 4 

Please click HERE to see the Year 9 and Year 10 Drama Overview and Syllabus

Please click HERE to see the GCSE Drama display and grading criteria

KS4 REVISION RESOURCES 

Drama

AQA Website

Specification:

https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/drama/gcse/drama-8261

 

AQA Drama Handbook

Aqa drama handbook

Component 1: Written Exam 40%

 

Section A - List of Roles and Responsibilities on the specification: https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/drama/gcse/drama-8261

 

Section B - Set Text:

Blood Brothers Revision guide

Blood bros revision guide

Blood brothers full play version on You Tube:

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=blood+brothers+full+play+version+youtube&docid=608055455478123088&mid=98AD0ED89A90B8CC6C3598AD0ED89A90B8CC6C35&view=detail&FORM=VIRE

 

Section C:

Knowledge Organisers of ‘Things I Know To Be True’

 

Full play on Digital Theatre Plus using login details in planners (please email Mrs Green if you have forgotten your login).

https://www.digitaltheatreplus.com/education/collections/digital-theatre/things-i-know-to-be-true

 

Things I Know To Be True Resource Pack:

https://www.digitaltheatreplus.com/education/study-guides/things-i-know-to-be-true-a-comprehensive-guide