|Year 7 and year 8 study half a year of Music and half a year of Drama (Performing Arts)||Topic 1||Topic 2|
|YEAR 7||An introduction to acting skills & techniques (Conflict & Harmony project)||Anti – Bullying (I Am) and Non-Naturalism in Drama|
|YEAR 8||Characterisation & Stereotypes (School Project)||The Seven Ages of Man|
Key Stage 4 Drama - Btec Performing Arts (Acting) (3 year course)
|TERM 1||TERM 2||TERM 3|
Unit 3 and 1
Introduction to the course
Begin to study Unit 3: scripted play.
|Continue studying scripted play. Research and Rehearsal. Characterisation.||
Performance of 'Blood Brothers'.
Begin to study Unit 1 – Individual Showcase. First monologue to be completed before the summer, second to be learnt over the summer holdiays.
Unit 1 and 2
Unit 1: Monologue 1 – research, rehearsal & characterisation.
Complete Monologue 2.
Application form writing.
Catch up on any work that must be re-recorded.
start Unit 2: show planning.
Catch up on any performances not completed.
Continue to work on Unit 2 show.
|Research and Rehearsal for Unit 2 performance.||Unit 2 performance. Evaluative written work to be completed.|
What qualification will I get?
Edexcel Technical Award in Performing Arts.
How will I be assessed?
2 units internally moderated, 2 units externally moderated.
What can this course lead to?
Btec Level 3 is the next step after the Btec course.
Students may also consider AS/A Level Drama / Theatre Studies.
Career choices include: Professional Performer, Journalism, Social Work, Lawyer, Barrister, Teacher, Police, Counsellor, and Politician.