Category Archives: Drama

Events

‘The Academy’ Workshop This term, pupils were offered the chance to get involved in an exciting Drama activity. On the afternoon of 30th April, GCSE pupils from years ten and eleven participated in a theatre workshop provided by ‘The Academy’ from Newcastle-Under Lyme college. Two graduating students (who have been accepted to study at a […]

Theatre Visits

Theatre visits enrich pupils understanding and knowledge of Drama and the skills required to make performances memorable and magical for an audience. The Drama department are, therefore, constantly on the look out for interesting, educational and enjoyable plays to take pupils to see. Over the last few years, we have been to see ‘Blood Brothers’ […]

Workshop

From March to July, the Drama department has been running a Drama workshop after school every Tuesday from 3.30-4.30. Any pupil from any year group has been welcome to attend. During these sessions, pupils have been learning and developing new skills such as working with scripts, monologues, creating characters, performing improvisations and considering the effectiveness […]

School Productions

Every year, the Music and Drama department collaborate to produce a full scale musical for performance in the Spring Term. The whole school is invited to participate, whether acting on stage, playing an instrument, being a part of the backstage or lighting team, designing programmes or selling tickets. This year, our school production of ‘Jesus […]

Drama

Key Stage 4 overview Drama is an exciting, creative and challenging course which allows pupils to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of performance skills. Drama students will be expected to devise, perform and evaluate their own drama production. In preparation for the written and performance exams, students will study a set play and develop learning […]

Jesus Christ Superstar

S.T.B Production 2013 Well, the fun is over. Months of preparation and countless hours of rehearsal all bubbled down to the 29th, 30th and 31st of January. The nerves backstage on the first night were phenomenal, but all the cast were set on doing was performing their heart out! With a combined effort from everyone, […]