Performing Arts - Drama

Level 2 & 3 Pathways

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Pick this Drama pathway if you want a taste of what the Performing Arts sector is like, such as getting chances to perform while developing valuable skills and techniques in drama and also exploring potential careers in the industry.
Link with professional partners will include various theatre industry practitioners running workshops to provide more in-depth understanding of their subject area and allowing you to put theory into practice when creating new work.
Drama is available as a Level 2 pathway, which students complete in Years 10 and 11, plus a Level 3 pathway, which is undertaken in Sixth Form.  So there is a clear progression, right from when students pick their options in Year 9 for anyone keen on Drama.
This pathway will allow students to explore our local performing arts sector, such as by inviting community groups to be part of target audiences and building links with feeder primary schools to help create future audiences in our local area.
Plus points for the Drama pathway include having more dedicated time for researching, developing and exploring creative ideas, such as coordinating rehearsals, writing scripts, devising new and exciting work to perform on stage.
In terms of future directions, this pathway can lead to many routes, such as A Levels, Level 3 BTEC Nationals or other post-16 study, as well as apprenticeships, traineeships or employment.