Our KS3 curriculum is designed to build students confidence in handling a range of drama techniques and skills whilst fostering their natural ability for creativity and experimentation. We want our students to take creative risks and be ambitious about their ideas and performances
What will I learn?
Students will look at a variety of different themes throughout KS3, using their learnt techniques as inspiration and learning how to put them into practice and perform. These themes include Macbeth, Slapstick and Fame and Celebrity.
Students will undertake a range of different performance styles and will be given the opportunity to perform in many different ways. These include, in the classroom, to an invited audience and on camera.
Students will be given the opportunity to work with a variety of skills including facial expression, voice, body language and gesture. They will also explore many techniques such as Freeze frames, thought tracking and flashbacks and flashforwards.
What type of homework will be set?
Homework will be set each term and will explore the following skills:
How will my child be assessed?
Students will complete two assessments each term. Students will receive regular verbal and written feedback, written feedback will be recorded in students assessment folders. In addition, students will frequently be asked to reflect on their learning highlighting strengths and areas for development.
How can I support my child's learning at home?
Abbey Multi Academy Trust,
c/o Chapter House,
Abbey Grange Church of England Academy,
Butcher Hill, Leeds, LS16 5EA
Tel: 0113 257877
Bishop Young Academy
Tel: 0113 273 9100 Fax: 0113 273 4216
Company No.: 07705552