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KS3 Performing Arts Course Outline


              Performing Arts 

This course will set about to engage students to learn lively and engaging drama activities which will enhance writing, speaking and listening skills through a hands-on and fun method for teaching a range of subject matter from Shakespeare to Silent Movies. Students will be encouraged to develop negotiation, understanding and creativity which will lead to opportunities in devising, improvising, directing and performing in both individual and group pieces.

KS3 students will study and devise pieces inspired by the following projects and issues:

Year 7

Silent Movies – Charlie Chaplin, Musical Theatre – Oliver, Shakespeare – Twelfth Night

Year 8

Physical Theatre, Musical Theatre, Shakespeare- Grease, Shakespeare- A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Year 9

Stephen Lawrence Murder Case, Musical Theatre – Guys and Dolls, Shakespeare- Romeo and Juliette.