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KEY FEATURES Teacher designed programme of activities Options in devised performance, performance support or scripted performance Contains an appropriate balance of practical and written work 60% teacher assessed coursework, 40% externally assessed practical examination Centre-choice of plays and stimulus material to be explored through practical work
AIMS – TO DEVELOP… Creative and imaginative powers, confidence and the practical skills for communicating and expressing ideas, feelings and meanings in drama Investigative, analytical, experimental and critical skills Group skills Knowledge and understanding of drama within a social, cultural and historical context Understanding of drama forms
SKILLS acting and/or design skills inter-personal and group working skills creative skills improvisation skills communication skills evaluative skills
Diversity of topic areas FRANK: I WANT YOU TO COME OVER TO THE HOUSE RITA: WHY?
Year 10 Term 1 First half – Symbolism, audition and interview techniques, expressionism, non- naturalistic theatre all explored using a variety of stimuli including fairytales and Shakespeare Second half – Comedy, Naturalistic theatre, scripted performance of the monologues of Alan Ayckbourne ‘A talk in the Park’ and ‘Talking Heads’. Term 2 First half – Improvisation and exploration of texts including, music, photography, poetry. Exploring themes using a performance of ‘Waiting for Godot’. Absurdist theatre, introduction to the technical equipment and considering design. Second half – Agit-prop theatre, comedy caricatures, political theatre, music hall, variety show, sketch shows, exploration of ‘Oh What a Lovely War’, group production of their own politically motivated piece of Agit-prop. Term 3 Coursework – this term will be spent getting to know their coursework text, completing their practical exam workshops and completing their written coursework Year 11 Term 1 First Half – Trestle Mask Work, developing comedy characterisation and physicality Second half - Coursework – this term will be spent focusing upon the theme of ‘state of mind’, they will complete practical exam workshops and complete their written coursework. Term 2 Preparation for practical exam. March – May Practical examination
Paper 1 UNIT 1 30% of the GCSE Internally assessed 6 hour workshop exploring a theme e.g. state of mind using different ‘texts’ (e.g. photos, newspaper articles, scripts, poetry). Experimenting with different drama explorative strategies and skills Written portfolio to accompany the workshop. 3 essays = 12 sides of A4 Essay 1 – The response phase Essay 2 – The development phase Essay 3 – The evaluative stage UNIT 2 30% of the GCSE Internally assessed 6 hour workshop exploring a substantial play text e.g. ‘Oh What a Lovely War’, ‘The Tempest’. Experimenting with different drama explorative strategies and skills Written portfolio to accompany the workshop. 3 essays = 12 sides of A4 Essay 1 – The response phase Essay 2 – The development phase Essay 3 – The evaluative stage
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