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18/10/17

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Yr9 football team make it 3 wins in 3 days with a 5-0 win against Shirley. . https://t.co/unkO8TG4Qx

18/10/17

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New for 2018 Girls Rugby Academy at https://t.co/sczg16Yi6t

18/10/17

The HCACP Black History Month concert takes place tomorrow 19th, 6pm. All our welcome to this amazing celebration of cultural diversity. https://t.co/0wDMaMorra

17/10/17

The HCACP Black History Month concert takes place this Thurs 19th, 6pm. All our welcome to this amazing celebration of cultural diversity. https://t.co/dTnLCqe4a1

16/10/17

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Yr10 football team suffer a narrow 1-0 defeat against this afternoon. https://t.co/T0HP45fEte

16/10/17

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Yr8 girls rugby put in a great effort in their first game against our friends from https://t.co/PiXiRepZUl

16/10/17

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Which personality type are you? Our delegates are discovering how this influences their leadership. https://t.co/aHyzJ8OZzA

16/10/17

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Excellent opening session on "Leading Yourself" from Natasha Evans for the Step Up Programme https://t.co/wg6RGfbs47

16/10/17

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The Yr7 football team get their first win of the season in an epic battle against . https://t.co/XxU54MBgZt

16/10/17

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The Yr9 football team were convincing 6-0 winners against in the cup this afternoon. https://t.co/yiZp4rtnWZ

16/10/17

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A very warm welcome to our Step-Up delegates ! Starting their journeys to with this fantastic . https://t.co/zpLVAJEBMB

16/10/17

Events taking place at Harris City Academy Crystal Palace this week. https://t.co/J0yySwwS29

16/10/17

The HCACP Black History Month concert takes place October 19th, 6pm. All our welcome to this amazing celebration of cultural diversity. https://t.co/oSk4JVh6nZ

13/10/17

The HCACP Black History Month concert takes place October 19th, 6pm. All our welcome to this amazing celebration of cultural diversity. https://t.co/LjSVa9NYm8

13/10/17

PGL coaches are stuck in traffic, we are about 10 minutes away! Please collect students from the front of the school.

13/10/17

PGL coaches should be back at 3.25 if the traffic remains clear!

13/10/17

3.20 or just after, depending on traffic!

13/10/17

We have left PGL! We should be back around 3.20!

13/10/17

Final activity on PGL- archery!! https://t.co/U1KP5vBd2E

13/10/17

Well done Weronika for conquering Jacob’s Ladder!! https://t.co/QHFd8FCXM1

Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

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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