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Drama at Kettering Buccleuch Academy

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The drama process is multi-faceted, working through a variety of media at a number of levels. Through drama, young people can gain great experience in the use of voice and language and in movement. They will gain confidence in their ability to formulate and challenge ideas and in communicating their views to others. We follow the OCR Drama course. This course is concerned with the drawing together of all those skills that can describe drama activity. By following the course you will gather knowledge and understanding of genre, style and conventions, and of the historical, social and cultural influences that inform the way drama is devised and structured.  Assessment – Option B The Realisation Test Students will practically explore the following seven areas, exploring both script and stimulus items, performing and then reviewing and evaluating their work. Area of Study 1 Character and Context. 2 Structure, Shaping and Plot. 3 Audience. 4 Defining Performance Space. 5 Improvisation. 6 Genre, Style and Convention. 7 The Semiotics of Drama and Theatre.


Assessment · Coursework Unit 1 Text Work 30% . Unit 2 Devised Work 30% · Realisation Test 40%

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Kettering Buccleuch Academy directly.

Last updated date: 16 November 2015
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