What will your child learn in Drama in year 7?
The schemes of learning that year 7 will focus on throughout the year are:
  • An Introduction to Drama
  • Mini Plays
  • The Romans
  • Oliver Twist
How can you help your child?
There are many ways to help and encourage your child to do well in Drama. Here are some of the ways:
  • Support with Independent Study tasks ensuring they have completed it and ask them to tell you about what they have done.
  • Encourage your child to talk about what they are studying and performing. Ask them about the characters they are playing and discuss their ideas.
  • Ask them to show you some of their Drama, the more they perform and practice the more confident they become.
How will Independent Study be organised?
  • Independent Study will be set every two weeks and students will usually have a week to complete the set task.
  • All IS will be accessible via MILK the school’s homework site.
  • Independent Study will be focused on the topic they will be studying that term, it may be research, line learning or a written task.
How will your child be assessed in Drama?
Unit 1: September – November
50{7d5876a23d8da0b76fc0eb33db0be064ebe9a6fb0ef237885397a6bdb4c3e288} practical performance

Mini Plays

50{7d5876a23d8da0b76fc0eb33db0be064ebe9a6fb0ef237885397a6bdb4c3e288} Theory

– Socrative multiple choice test

Unit 2: November – February
50{7d5876a23d8da0b76fc0eb33db0be064ebe9a6fb0ef237885397a6bdb4c3e288} practical performance

War

50{7d5876a23d8da0b76fc0eb33db0be064ebe9a6fb0ef237885397a6bdb4c3e288} Theory

– Socrative multiple choice test (20{7d5876a23d8da0b76fc0eb33db0be064ebe9a6fb0ef237885397a6bdb4c3e288} reteach of Unit 1 red topics)

Unit 3: February  May
50{7d5876a23d8da0b76fc0eb33db0be064ebe9a6fb0ef237885397a6bdb4c3e288} practical performance

Scary Play

50{7d5876a23d8da0b76fc0eb33db0be064ebe9a6fb0ef237885397a6bdb4c3e288} Theory

– Socrative multiple choice test (40{7d5876a23d8da0b76fc0eb33db0be064ebe9a6fb0ef237885397a6bdb4c3e288} reteach of Unit 1 red topics)

Unit 4: May – July
50{7d5876a23d8da0b76fc0eb33db0be064ebe9a6fb0ef237885397a6bdb4c3e288} practical performance

Physical Theatre 

50{7d5876a23d8da0b76fc0eb33db0be064ebe9a6fb0ef237885397a6bdb4c3e288} Theory

– Socrative multiple choice test (60{7d5876a23d8da0b76fc0eb33db0be064ebe9a6fb0ef237885397a6bdb4c3e288} reteach of Unit 1 red topics)

Theory: Students gain a {7d5876a23d8da0b76fc0eb33db0be064ebe9a6fb0ef237885397a6bdb4c3e288} from their multiple choice test. Overall theory marks cannot go down by more than 20{7d5876a23d8da0b76fc0eb33db0be064ebe9a6fb0ef237885397a6bdb4c3e288} from the last assessment point.

Practical: Students gain a {7d5876a23d8da0b76fc0eb33db0be064ebe9a6fb0ef237885397a6bdb4c3e288} based on GCSE grading criteria.