13DRA

Level 3 Drama

Course Description

The Year 13 Drama course is a fun and engaging way to explore creativity and self expression through creation, performance and pushing the boundaries in theatre. We aim to provide a safe space to explore, challenge yourself and perform through various theatre forms.

Students will explore creativity and culture through studying and performing scripted works. Students will learn how to apply the drama components: elements, conventions, techniques, and technologies, into performance work within a range of opportunities. Students will be devising their own works and developing scripts. This course offers public performance assessments and opportunities throughout the year. There is also the option of directing theatre.
Students will encouraged to attend live theatre performances during the year. There is an out of class rehearsal commitment required as part of this course.
It is expected that students will develop skills in all areas but will complete between 8 and 14 credits for assessment. Not all skills taught will be assessed. This is a UE approved subject. You will need to ensure you have 14 Drama credits over the year for UE Drama.

Recommended Prior Learning

A minimum of 14 Level 2 Drama credits preferred.
Due to the group nature of all of the internal standards in this course, students who have a poor attendance record or choose to take a subject that requires major learning off campus may find it difficult to complete all group performance assessments.

Literacy rich subject

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Students are expected to attend live performance for materials and ideas to use in both their external and internal work.

Pathway

Tertiary courses available and many diverse careers in the Arts.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 23 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 19 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91512 v2
NZQA Info
Drama 3.1 - Interpret scripted text to integrate drama techniques in performance
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91513 v2
NZQA Info
Drama 3.2 - Devise and perform a drama to realise a concept
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91517 v2
NZQA Info
Drama 3.6 - Perform a substantial acting role in a significant production
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91518 v3
NZQA Info
Drama 3.7 - Demonstrate understanding of live drama performance
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91520 v2
NZQA Info
Drama 3.9 - Direct a drama performance

This course offers the following optional standards, which will be agreed upon in consultation with your teacher.

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 23
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 23
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 18
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 23

Students taking this course are eligible to be awarded this subject as part of the requirement for 14 credits in three University Entrance approved subjects.

Disclaimer

Course selection will depend on the option lines and student numbers. There is no guarantee that the courses you select now will all be available for you in 2022.

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