Students in KS 3 are taught Drama in a carousel structure. Each session lasts about 6 weeks and topics covered include :
Team work, problem solving, melodrama and silent movies characterisation, study of a scripted play, improvisation, acting and mime.
The current specification studied within KS 4 is BTEC Tech Award Level 1/2 in Performing Arts
The current specifications studied within KS 5: BTEC Performing Arts (Acting or Musical Theatre) http://www.edexcel.com/migrationdocuments/BTEC%20Nationals%20from%2 02010/BN030012-BTEC-90-credit-Performing-Arts-L3-Issue2.pdf
Trips are organised throughout the year to watch a variety of live performances. Some of the trips have involved overnight stays in London and performance tours to Paris and Euro Disney
There is a Key Stage 3 Drama Club and extra rehearsal sessions for GCSE students. There is also the bi-annual musical production. In 2017 this will be “Hairspray” by ???????.