Close

Download our FREE smartphone app today!

Get the app

Twitter

30/05/20

Retweetd From Department for Education

Parents and carers, check out some home learning resources which are available from - including tips for creating your at home STEAM learning space 👇 https://t.co/dGKllRfcfL https://t.co/xVttdUT8Zy

23/05/20

Retweetd From Harris Federation Chinese

Harris Academy Crystal Palace are looking for a Teacher of Mandarin... apply below https://t.co/EBZzrMGwSE

23/05/20

Retweetd From HCACP PE

Well done to all students who took part in this fantastic event. Good practice for the virtual sports day after half term. Special thanks to and for organising. https://t.co/VLEE08JxYU

22/05/20

The HCACP Academy Newsletter for May is available here https://t.co/x72w3QsMsV https://t.co/atmyHqUQIm

20/05/20

Retweetd From World Class Schools

Syzmon, Muntaz, Abdullahi and Michael. You are . https://t.co/7IvQ8tmTxd

20/05/20

Some excellent geography work from Syzmon, Muntaz, Abdullahi and Michael in year 7 https://t.co/WKe3W21dcc

19/05/20

Retweetd From World Class Schools

How exciting for all new Year 7 students going to . It's the best place to be. https://t.co/q8cF1AwiuL

19/05/20

Hello! Do we have any of our new Year 7 students following yet? Welcome!

19/05/20

Learn all about the African Savanna with this great piece of work from Phoebe Yr 8. https://t.co/gwjh0GFVm3

19/05/20

HCACP student Simon cooking up a storm in the kitchen this week. https://t.co/72MDU6f8Il

19/05/20

Retweetd From Department for Education

We have created a list of online educational resources to help children to learn at home📚 These resources have been identified by leading educational experts and offer a wide range of support and resources for pupils of all ages 👇 https://t.co/8mUwBGkmQO https://t.co/D51XWnCUZf

19/05/20

Retweetd From World Class Schools

This is , and indeed legendary. https://t.co/NwLLEye5ff

18/05/20

Retweetd From HCACP PE

Looking forward to as many students getting involved in this as possible this week. All information has been sent to you on . https://t.co/ZucJUOtN4A

18/05/20

A truly amazing homework from the legendary Mr Appleton. Incredible artwork. https://t.co/PWKnPCM1up

18/05/20

A volcano made by Rafiq for Geography. Some great work being sent in despite the difficult circumstances. Keep it up. https://t.co/Xlb1ViGez5

17/05/20

Retweetd From Department for Education

is taking place 18 to 24 May 2020. Kindness is the new theme, in response to the outbreak💜💚 Find out more about ways to get involved👇 https://t.co/dSAee30HVG https://t.co/S179Df04k2

15/05/20

Retweetd From World Class Schools

Emmanuella, you know how to do homework! You are . https://t.co/SJ4XGgtHI5

15/05/20

Retweetd From World Class Schools

Favor, you are https://t.co/VfxzgoDCjP

15/05/20

Retweetd From World Class Schools

Aryenne, Pheobe, and Kaela, you are maths heroes. https://t.co/2XYvJutkAO

14/05/20

Some amazing entries to our VE day bake-off competition https://t.co/1yeGrHVLfZ

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.

Central Office

Bexley

Bromley

Croydon

Greenwich

Haringey

Havering

Merton

Newham

Southwark

Sutton

Thurrock

Wandsworth

Westminster

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:

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 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:
Shakespeare Schools Festival performance and texts Artaudian Theatre through Nightmares. Students will engage with an abridged Shakespeare performance to take place on a professional staging with the Shakespeare Schools Festival. Students will realise the Dramatic potential of Nightmares as a stimulus.

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, Devising. Students will prepare for their Drama GCSE Component 1 Devising with a build up to a mock exam, utilising their subject knowledge to produce a new theatre piece.

Assessments:

Autumn term: Practical performance with the Shakespeare Schools Festival
Spring term: Performance incorporating Brechtian Conventions and Physical Theatre.
Summer term: Performance incorporating Artaudian Theatre; Devised Performance Piece

 

Year 10 Overview for Drama

Overview Autumn Term:
Characterisation, Physical Theatre – students will reprise their earlier studies of Physical Theatre and explore more advanced techniques including Physical Theatre groups such as DV8 and Frantic Assembly; and practitioners such as Steven Berkoff.

Overview Spring Term:
Characterisation, Physical Theatre – students will reprise their earlier studies of Physical Theatre and explore more advanced techniques including Physical Theatre groups such as DV8 and Frantic Assembly; and practitioners such as Steven Berkoff.

Overview Summer Term:
Expressionism, Performing from Extracts: Students will engage with Expressionistic Theatre and prepare for the Component 2 Performing from Extracts

Assessments:

Autumn term: Characterisation and Physical Theatre practical performances
Spring term: Written Review, Practical Brecht, Artaud, and Semiotics and Proxemics Performances
Summer term: Expressionism and Performing from Extracts Mock Exam

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:
Autumn term: Characterisation and Physical Theatre practical performances
Spring term: Written Review, Practical Brecht, Artaud, and Semiotics and Proxemics Performances
Summer term: Expressionism and Performing from Extracts Mock Exam

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. Students will answer questions based on the play text Hard to Swallow, and the live performance they have seen during the year.

Assessments:

Autumn Term: Devising Theatre – Performance, Portfolio and Evaluation
Spring Term: Performing from a text  – Performance
Summer Term: Interpreting Theatre (Written Exam) (Hard to Swallow)

 

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:
Students will complete their Component 1 final performance based on a re-interpretation of the text extract from London Road.

Overview Spring Term:
Students will complete their Component 2 devised performance and contrasting extract piece

Overview Summer Term:
Students will study Machinal and Saved play texts to answer written exam questions, along with the Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime

Assessments:

Autumn term: Component 1 Re-Interpretation Performance from London Road
Spring term: Component 2 Devised Performance and Extract Performance
Summer term: Written Examination from Machinal, Saved and Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime