Year 10


The course runs for the full year with four periods per week.


Year 10 Drama focuses on the development of acting, research, and creative storytelling skills. Communication and social skills are developed through group activities.

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     Tommy Antal 10FS and Emma Gomes 10HB
 
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Vishaka Murthy 10ZM

Context  Learning activities and skills developed
The Actors Tools

 

Students learn the techniques, elements and conventions of drama in a range of improvisation activities. They explore performance skills incorporating the techniques of movement, body, voice and space.
 
Mime / Movement / Neutral Mask Students work with techniques of mime and movement exploring non-verbal communication. As well as physical body skills, mime also develops other essential skills of the performer such as observation, memory and creative imagination.
 
 Theatre Form – Commedia De L’Arte
Research
Students research the history and performance conventions of Commedia De l’ Arte characters. This unit concludes with the creation of a power point and presentation of their findings.
 
Theatre Form – Commedia De L’Arte
Performance
Students explore and apply the performance conventions of Commedia De l’ Arte through a series of practical lessons. This unit concludes with students performing a devised performance in a commedia style.
 
Vocal Unit- Noises Off Students explore a range of voice and sound effects in the creation of a poetry performance including the use of movement and body.
 
Devising Drama Students investigate conventions involved in the creation of short original performances from a variety of stimuli. They devise original performance pieces incorporating the various conventions and elements required to create successful theatre. Students will also use theatre technologies of lighting, sound, costume, props and set to enhance their devised pieces.
 
Page to Stage Students work with short scripts to investigate notions of storytelling, dialogue, character creation and the common elements of a play/story. The final presentation is developed into a whole class performance which is presented to an audience.
 
Written Exam Students complete a written exam near the end of the course that examines their understanding of techniques, elements, conventions and technologies used to create successful theatre.
 
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From left to right:Bhavina Rathod 10Hl, Jenna Kumar(on floor) 10HL, Sarah Moxham 10HB, Jia Dua 10HS, Renee Prasad 10HB(in chair), Vishaka Murthy 10ZM.
 
 

 
Curriculum