Drama at the Bromfords School and Sixth Form College â€œDrama is life with the dull bits cut outâ€?. Alfred Hitchcock
Viva la drama! Welcome to Drama at the Bromfords School and Sixth Form College
The Aims for Learning in Drama Engage actively in the process of dramatic study in order to develop as effective and independent pupils and as critical and reflective thinkers with enquiring minds Work imaginatively and creatively in collaborative contexts, generating, developing and communicating ideas Reflect on and evaluate their own work and the work of others
Develop and demonstrate competence in a range of practical, creative and performance skills Develop a basis for their future roles as active citizens in employment and society in general as well as for the possible further study of drama Consider and explore the impact of social, historical and cultural influences on drama texts and activities.
Key Stage 3 Drama is offered in key stage three and explores various interesting themes through the application of drama skills. Key stage three is very focused on developing: contribution, creativity, collaboration, communication, confidence and commitment in all pupils.
Key Stage 4 Drama focuses on creating independent thinkers and great communicators. The department follows the edexcel specifications which consist of unit1: exploring a theme through drama strategies, elements and medium(30%), unit 2: exploring play text and responding to a live performance(30%) and unit 3 performing to an audience, an external practical exam(40%)
Sixth Form Drama and music collaborates in offering performance studies (ocr) which consists of four units: G401: COURSE WORK AND A COMMUNITY PEFORMANCE, UNIT G402: EXTERNAL WRITTEN EXAM ON John Godber and Gershwin G403: EXTERNAL WRITTEN EXAM ON POAT-MODERNISM AND G404: PRACTICAL EXAM BASED ON A COMMISSION AND AN EXTRACT FROM A WORK STUDIED.
Extra-Curricular Activities Drama and music collaborate to offer a fabulous annual school productions and the bromfest!
Drama usually participates in the Shakespeareâ€™s schools festival
Show Case Evenings Drama also presents annual showcase evenings celebrating year 10, 11, 12 and 13 practical work
Theatre and residential trips Drama runs annual theatre trips for all pupils year 7-year 13 on a regular basis
Residential trip for Year 10 Drama and Music pupils: To enhance learning and feed in to course work drama and music pupils attend a two day london redisential trip that offers exciting workshops at pineapple studios, as well as attending two relevant shows
Expert professional workshops
Drama also offers annual in-house professional workshops that are run by professional actors and cover relevant aspects of the curriculum.
THE BEST THING ABOUT DRAMA AT THE BROMFORDS SCHOOL IS THAT IT INSPIRES YOUNG HEARTS ......Come and visit us in the dramastuiod to see some lessons in action....
Drama greetings: MRS Há˝‚rmann (HEAD OF DRAMA AND PERFORMING ARTS)