Year 10 Drama Stand up for your Rights Semester B

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms P. Sherry

What is it?
Developing Confidence, Creativity, and Critical thinking.
Introduction to theatre and drama aspects including Devising and Theatre making. Building on drama techniques: skills of voice, body, movement, and space. A focus on Devising and taking part in Creating a drama response to a social issue. Performing own performances to local Primary schools.

It is highly recommended that students who are considering going on to NCEA Drama Level 1 should take both Semester 10 Drama A and B as these are two different courses building your skills and competencies.

What does it involve?
 Lots of team work, co-operation, communication, confidence, problem solving, creativity and critical thinking.
Active participation – this is a very hands on practical course. There is movement. There is the option to perform, there is the option to be involved in Performing Arts Technologies.
 Project based learning, you will manage your own group projects.
NCEA Level One assessment opportunities.

Where does it lead?
Strengthened Key competencies: Participating and Contributing, Self efficacy, independent thinking, time management.
Transferable skills such as: Self-confidence, innovative thinking, and communication and leadership skills.
• Senior Drama.
• Performing arts.
* Performing Arts Technology


Level 1 Drama - Theatre through the Ages - Heros, Villains and Clowns - Semester A

Drama builds confidence, connection, concentration and creative problem solving skills. This course serves as a foundation for NCEA Level 1 and is great for improving communication skills and the ability to work as a team player. Perfect for budding lawyers, social activists, artists, historians, practical learners and those who love working with people.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

1B5 exercise book
Students will be expected to attend one compulsory professional performance as part of their course.

Recommended Prior Learning

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Pathway Tags

Communications, Actor/actress, Stage manager, Arts administrator, Drama teacher, Drama therapist, Television production assistant, Radio presenter, Theatre director, Youth & community worker, Personnel manager, Social worker, Journalist, Marketing manager, Charities administrator, Script Writer, Critic, Editorial Assistant, Human Resources, Citizen of the world.

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