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11/12/17

Retweetd From MyKindaFuture

We're looking forward to welcoming to the Awards tomorrow at 🎉 https://t.co/YMSRSojQIM

11/12/17

HCACP Advent rolls on despite the snow. Today 10AA send their seasonal greetings. https://t.co/C5iUNlzCVj

11/12/17

Join us on Tuesday December 12th for the annual HCACP Christmas Carol Concert. An hour of festive music and celebration. Everyone is welcome https://t.co/xPcqQUye1U

11/12/17

Events taking place at Harris City Academy Crystal Palace this week. https://t.co/J0yySwOtqJ

09/12/17

Retweetd From STEMGirlsClub

Calling out to all Schools, both Primary and Secondary that want to join the STEM Girls Club campaign to empower our girls to pick STEM in the future. Visit https://t.co/OlJIG7tGyB today and sign up for January 2018. Do something different today! https://t.co/9NpTA0ZfUj

08/12/17

HCACP Advent continues. Today three superstars from 10SS https://t.co/KsdW8HyWx0

08/12/17

Retweetd From STEMGirlsClub

First glimpse of the STEMRoadshow footage from last month for more info visit https://t.co/HRfqyGmd3D https://t.co/tp6lHekkeg

07/12/17

Amazing performance of Macbeth at yesterday at HCACP by . Shakespeare has never been so much fun. https://t.co/BpaDr128Oh

07/12/17

HCACP advent continues. Today. The year 10 girls wish you all a happy Christmas. https://t.co/u7AquuimFW

05/12/17

Thank you to all parents who attended our assessment coffee morning with Ms Lovegrove yesterday.

05/12/17

Retweetd From HCACP PE

Another very busy week of school sport for students. 18 fixtures in 4 days with close to 200 students representing the Academy. Good luck to all. https://t.co/LUupvf3OlY

05/12/17

Retweetd From Mr Titterton

Massive thank you for giving up your time. My Business Studies students really enjoyed your inspiring talk. https://t.co/ANTexsCEyX

05/12/17

Join us on Tuesday December 12th for the annual HCACP Christmas Carol Concert. An hour of festive music and celebration. Everyone is welcome https://t.co/Me1yW4Mo6Z

04/12/17

Retweetd From HCACP PE

Fantastic work by the U13 boys handball team today in winning the championships against some very tough opposition. Now on to the 🤾‍♂️ https://t.co/HZa6SOXnui

04/12/17

Events taking place at Harris City Academy Crystal Palace this week. https://t.co/J0yySwOtqJ

01/12/17

Some more of our amazing award winning students from last nights HCACP Awards Evening https://t.co/1cBc8h2nIo

01/12/17

HCACP Sports Team Of The Year, Yr11 Girls rugby meet rugby star Conor Gilsenan at last nights annual HCACP Awards Evening https://t.co/p8jItUggLO

01/12/17

with Girls’ Rugby Team of the year! https://t.co/smU23NT3Q5

01/12/17

Thanks to for attending Rewards Evening

01/12/17

Retweetd From The Sporting Way

Big thanks to my ex teammate Jay Simpson of who popped in during our Resilience workshop at to talk about the challenges he faced growing up. Inspiring & a great role model for the younger generation https://t.co/P5zyjx7tJY

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Drama

Year 7 Overview for Drama

Overview Autumn Term:
Basic Skills, Commedia Del’Arte, Juxtaposition. Students will develop skills in Mime, Still Images, Blocking, Performing a script, Devising and Performing, Commedia Del’Arte characters and conventions, and Juxtaposition in performance. Students will understand how to devise, rehearse and perform.

Overview Spring Term:
Characterisation, Demonstration of a practical understanding of Flashback/forward, implementing thought-tracking, naturalism and documentary theatre. Students will develop skills in Characterisation, Hot-Seating, Monologues, Forum Theatre, Cross-Cutting, Teacher-in-Role, Flashback/Forward, Thought-tracking, Naturalism, Documentary Theatre, and Devising. Students will understand how to create and develop a character, how to utilise Drama conventions and genres effectively.

Overview Summer Term:
Differentiating status. Students will develop skills in Status through Levels and Characterisation, Historical, Social and Cultural contexts, Music and Sound, Transitions, Spotlighting, Character development from stimulus, Character relationships, Climax/Anti-climax. Students will understand how to demonstrate status, how to work from a stimulus, and how to develop characters and show character relationships.

Assessments:

Autumn Term: Performance of a Commedia Del’Arte character through Juxtaposition.
Spring Term: performance incorporating naturalism and documentary theatre through a devised piece of Drama.
Summer Term: Performance utilising Drama conventions taught through Year 7.
 

 

Year 8 Overview for Drama

Overview Autumn Term:
Silent Movies, Physical Theatre, Personification Mime, Manipulation Mime, Linear Mime, symbolism. Students will understand how to incorporate elements of non-verbal communication into a performance piece.

Overview Spring Term:
Greek Theatre, Chorus, Narration, Aside, Clocking, Shakespeare, Stage Combat, Soliloquy, Working off script. Students will develop an understanding of theatrical conventions through the ages from ancient Greek to Shakespearean theatre.

Overview Summer Term:
Playwright’s intentions, Genre, Style, Convention; Script writing, directing; Augustus Boal, Audience interaction. Students will develop a more technical understanding of drama and theatre from playwright and director’s perspectives.

Assessments:

Autumn Term: A demonstration of practical understanding of the Silent Movie genre, incorporating the mime techniques: Personification, Manipulation and Linear Mime with Symbolism.
Spring Term: Performance of a Shakespeare piece incorporating Shakespeare and Greek Theatre conventions.
Summer Term: A practical piece incorporating Genre, Style and Convention, demonstrating devising and directing abilities.

 

Year 9 Overview for Drama

Overview Autumn Term:
Semiotics and Proxemics through fairytales, Characterisation through the bouncer’s script. Students will understand how to incorporate Semiotics and Proxemics, realise the Dramatic potential of fairytales as a stimulus and understand the nuances of characterisation.

Overview Spring Term:
Brechtian conventions: Epic Theatre, Alienation/Distancing effect, Breaking the fourth wall, Placards, Narration and Song; Physical Theatre conventions: Manipulation Mime, Personification Mime, Linear Mime. Students will understand the Dramatic potential of Physical Theatre, and understand Brechtian theatre and conventions

Overview Summer Term:
Musical Theatre, Artaudian Theatre, Working from the Blood Brothers stimulus. Students will understand how to explore a stimulus through theatre genres and conventions, and understand the Blood Brothers script and the Historical, Social, Cultural contexts.

Assessments:

Autumn term: Practical performance incorporating fairytale characters with characterisation developing through the piece
Spring term: Performance incorporating Brechtian Conventions and Physical Theatre.
Summer term: Performance piece utilising the Blood Brothers characters through Artaudian and Musical Theatre

Events and Trips:

Blood Brothers theatre performance (subject to availability)
Other useful resources that may help to support your child with their learning:

 

Year 10 Overview for Drama

Overview Autumn Term:
Review a professional, live performance, Engage in a practical exploration of Blood Brothers. Students will understand how to answer questions pertaining to the exploration of Blood Brothers, in preparation for their written examination, and how to critically review a live performance.

Overview Spring Term:
Explore Blood Brothers through different Genres and Conventions.

Overview Summer Term:
Research and respond to a stimulus through devising a practical piece.

Assessments:

Autumn term: Review a live performance and engage in an exploration of Blood Brothers
Spring term: Engage in an exploration of Blood Brothers
Summer term: Engage in devising Drama

Events and Trips:

Live theatre performance for review
Other useful resources that may help to support your child with their learning:

 

Year 11 Overview for Drama

Overview Autumn Term:
Development and collaboration within a devised piece, development of ideas and theatrical skills, and analysis and evaluation of individual contribution and group work. Students will understand how to develop and refine a devised performance through feedback, evaluation and collaboration, and understand how to write a critique on the devising process

Overview Spring Term:
Perform two extracts to demonstrate the extent of theatrical skills. Students will understand how to showcase the full range of their theatrical skills.

Overview Summer Term:
Students will complete the Drama GCSE examination

Assessments:

Autumn Term: Devising Drama – Analysis and Evaluation
Spring Term: Texts in Practice
Summer Term: Understanding Drama (Written Exam), Devising Drama (Practical), Texts in Practice (Practical)

 

Year 12 Overview for Drama and Theatre

Overview Autumn Term:
Produce a refined and coherent piece of theatre, utilise an appropriate selection of Dramatic conventions, forms and techniques to communicate meaning.

Overview Spring Term:
Respond to a stimulus through two contrasting performances, interpret a text extract in the context of the whole text.

Overview Summer Term:
Respond to questions based on contrasting texts and performances

Assessments:

Autumn term: Text Extract Workshop
Spring term: Text in Action
Summer term: Text in Performance

 

Year 13 Overview for Drama & Theatre Studies

Overview Autumn Term:
Unit 3 Practical and Written Exploration of Stimulus, SWED Development

Overview Spring Term:
Exploration through a range of explorative strategies, Woyzeck, Shakespeare original performance conditions, Unit 4 preparation

Overview Summer Term:
Exploration of Woyzeck, directing the production aspects of Woyzeck, Directorial role, Unit 4 preparation.

Assessments:

Autumn term: Unit 3 Practical and Written exploration of the chosen stimulus, development of the SWED documentation
Spring term: Exploration of the Unit 4 examination scripts: Woyzeck and Shakespeare; review of two contrasting Shakespeare performances
Summer term: Unit 4 examination, directing and producing roles, exploration of Woyzeck, examination of the original performance conditions of a Shakespeare performance

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