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Head of Department: Mrs J Salisbury

HALF TERM 1

Introduction to Drama:Conventions used in Performing Arts, performance styles and practitioners, interrelationships to develop artistic intentions in workshops and rehearsals, creating a performance, homework to evidence progress and understanding. SMSC: an understanding of social, moral, spiritual and cultural issues through practical exploration, discussion and debate.

Lesson content:
1) Vocal skills - exercises and activities to develop vocal skills used in performing arts.
2) Movement skills - exercises and activities to develop movement skills used in performing arts.
3) Ensemble building - exercises and activities to develop ensemble skills, leadership skills, problem solving skills and leadership skills through practical exploration using a range of drama techniques.

HALF TERM 2

Pantomime:Conventions used in Performing Arts, performance styles and practitioners, interrelationships to develop artistic intentions in workshops and rehearsals, creating a performance, homework to evidence progress and understanding. SMSC: an understanding of social, moral, spiritual and cultural issues through practical exploration, discussion and debate.

HALF TERM 3

Musical Theatre:Conventions used in Performing Arts, performance styles and practitioners, interrelationships to develop artistic intentions in workshops and rehearsals, creating a performance, homework to evidence progress and understanding. SMSC: an understanding of social, moral, spiritual and cultural issues through practical exploration, discussion and debate.

HALF TERM 4

Greek Theatre:Conventions used in Performing Arts, performance styles and practitioners, interrelationships to develop artistic intentions in workshops and rehearsals, creating a performance, homework to evidence progress and understanding. SMSC: an understanding of social, moral, spiritual and cultural issues through practical exploration, discussion and debate.

HALF TERM 5

Mime:Conventions used in Performing Arts, performance styles and practitioners, interrelationships to develop artistic intentions in workshops and rehearsals, creating a performance, homework to evidence progress and understanding. SMSC: an understanding of social, moral, spiritual and cultural issues through practical exploration, discussion and debate.

HALF TERM 6

Classical Theatre:Conventions used in Performing Arts, performance styles and practitioners, interrelationships to develop artistic intentions in workshops and rehearsals, creating a performance, homework to evidence progress and understanding. SMSC: an understanding of social, moral, spiritual and cultural issues through practical exploration, discussion and debate.

HALF TERM 1

Commedia dell'arte: Conventions used in Performing Arts, performance styles and practitioners, interrelationships to develop artistic intentions in workshops and rehearsals, creating a performance, homework to evidence progress and understanding. SMSC: an understanding of social, moral, spiritual and cultural issues through practical exploration, discussion and debate.

HALF TERM 2

Naturalism and Stanislavski:Conventions used in Performing Arts, performance styles and practitioners, interrelationships to develop artistic intentions in workshops and rehearsals, creating a performance, homework to evidence progress and understanding.

SMSC: an understanding of social, moral, spiritual and cultural issues through practical exploration, discussion and debate.

HALF TERM 3

Physical Theatre:Conventions used in Performing Arts, performance styles and practitioners, interrelationships to develop artistic intentions in workshops and rehearsals, creating a performance, homework to evidence progress and understanding. SMSC: an understanding of social, moral, spiritual and cultural issues through practical exploration, discussion and debate.

HALF TERM 4

Physical Theatre:Conventions used in Performing Arts, performance styles and practitioners, interrelationships to develop artistic intentions in workshops and rehearsals, creating a performance, homework to evidence progress and understanding. SMSC: an understanding of social, moral, spiritual and cultural issues through practical exploration, discussion and debate.

HALF TERM 5

Classical Theatre:Conventions used in Performing Arts, performance styles and practitioners, interrelationships to develop artistic intentions in workshops and rehearsals, creating a performance, homework to evidence progress and understanding. SMSC: an understanding of social, moral, spiritual and cultural issues through practical exploration, discussion and debate.

HALF TERM 6

Creating a performance from a stimulus:Conventions used in Performing Arts, performance styles and practitioners, interrelationships to develop artistic intentions in workshops and rehearsals, creating a performance, homework to evidence progress and understanding. SMSC: an understanding of social, moral, spiritual and cultural issues through practical exploration, discussion and debate.

HALF TERM 1

Introduction to BTEC L1/L2 Tech Award in Performing Arts. Component 1: Exploring the Performing Arts.
Component 2: Developing skills in the Performing Arts

HALF TERM 2

Introduction to BTEC L1/L2 Tech Award in Performing Arts.
Component 1: Exploring the Performing Arts.
Component 2: Developing skills in the Performing Arts

HALF TERM 3

Introduction to BTEC L1/L2 Tech Award in Performing Arts.
Component 1: Exploring the Performing Arts.
Component 2: Developing skills in the Performing Arts

HALF TERM 4

Introduction to BTEC L1/L2 Tech Award in Performing Arts.
Component 1: Exploring the Performing Arts.
Component 2: Developing skills in the Performing Arts

HALF TERM 5

Introduction to BTEC L1/L2 Tech Award in Performing Arts.
Component 1: Exploring the Performing Arts.
Component 2: Developing skills in the Performing Arts

HALF TERM 6

Introduction to BTEC L1/L2 Tech Award in Performing Arts.
Component 1: Exploring the Performing Arts.
Component 2: Developing skills in the Performing Arts

HALF TERM 1

BTEC L1/L2 Tech Award in Performing Arts. Component 1: Exploring the Performing Arts. Component 2: Developing skills in the Performing Arts. Shakespeare Schools Festival.

HALF TERM 2

  • BTEC L1/L2 Tech Award in Performing Arts. Component 1: Exploring the Performing Arts. Component 2: Developing skills in the Performing Arts. Shakespeare Schools Festival.

HALF TERM 3

  • BTEC L1/L2 Tech Award in Performing Arts. Component 1: Exploring the Performing Arts. Component 2: Developing skills in the Performing Arts. Contemporary comedy.

HALF TERM 4

  • BTEC L1/L2 Tech Award in Performing Arts. Component 1: Exploring the Performing Arts. Component 2: Developing skills in the Performing Arts. Contemporary comedy.

HALF TERM 5

BTEC L1/L2 Tech Award in Performing Arts. Component 1: Exploring the Performing Arts. Component 2: Developing skills in the Performing Arts. Contemporary comedy.

HALF TERM 6

  • BTEC L1/L2 Tech Award in Performing Arts. Component 1: Exploring the Performing Arts. Component 2: Developing skills in the Performing Arts. Collation of all evidence for Components 1 and 2.

HALF TERM 1

BTEC L1/L2 Tech Award in Performing Arts. Component 1: Exploring the Performing Arts. Component 2: Developing skills in the Performing Arts. Shakespeare Schools Festival.

HALF TERM 2

  • BTEC L1/L2 Tech Award in Performing Arts. Component 1: Exploring the Performing Arts. Component 2: Developing skills in the Performing Arts. Shakespeare Schools Festival.

HALF TERM 3

BTEC L1/L2 Tech Award in Performing Arts. Component 1: Exploring the Performing Arts. Component 2: Developing skills in the Performing Arts. Collation of final evidence for Components 1 and 2 for IV and SV moderation. Component 3 external examination.

HALF TERM 4

  • BTEC L1/L2 Tech Award in Performing Arts. Component 1: Exploring the Performing Arts. Component 2: Developing skills in the Performing Arts. Collation of final evidence for Components 1 and 2 for IV and SV moderation. Component 3 external examination.

HALF TERM 5

  • BTEC L1/L2 Tech Award in Performing Arts. Component 1: Exploring the Performing Arts. Component 2: Developing skills in the Performing Arts. Collation of final evidence for Components 1 and 2 for IV and SV moderation. Component 3 external examination.

HALF TERM 6

BTEC L1/L2 Tech Award in Performing Arts. Component 1: Exploring the Performing Arts. Component 2: Developing skills in the Performing Arts. Collation of final evidence for Components 1 and 2 for IV and SV moderation. Component 3 external examination.