GLF Schools

GLF Schools

GLF Schools was founded in 2012 in order to enable the federation of Glyn School (an academy in 2011) and Danetree Junior School. Together, we began our journey to become a MAT of more than 1000 talented staff working with over 10,000 children in 40 schools across 5 regions in southern England.

Drama

Drama quote

Intent

We hope to equip all our young learners with an exciting and culturally enriching curriculum by giving them the knowledge, understanding and confidence to succeed and empathise with others.  All Students should develop an appreciation for performing arts at Meridian.

Learning hours

Year group 7 8 9 10 11
Learning hours per week 1 1 1 2 2

Knowledge, Understanding and Skills

Drama skills

5 year learning journey

Learning-journey-Art.pdf

Specification

https://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/gcse/drama-j316-from-2016/

Careers

Drama enhances students' artistic and creative abilities and gives them a better understanding of themselves and their world. Drama fosters self discipline, confidence and team work and develops skills in interpreting, researching, negotiating, problem solving and decision making.

Drama careers

Assessment 

In Drama, assessment is a key feature that enables feedback which allows students to improve. Within this subject assessment takes place in the following ways:

  1. Student performance including rehersal and performance
  2. Teacher Observation. 
  3. Discussion and Reflection.

Feedback

Feedback is essential in Drama as it supports students to meet and exceed their target grade. Feedback occurs verbally within the lesson as students are rehearsing and performing. When students complete the written element within Drama, whole class feedback is used. Students are also encouraged to give their peers feedback.

Learning beyond the classroom

Extracurricular clubs

Production Club 

C3 – Dance, Drama, Music Making, Music Technology

Trips and visits

November – Six the musical

February – Blood Brothers

March – Woman in Black

July – Sister Act

Useful websites to support learning 

Live Theatre Review

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zrjsxyc/revision/2

Set Text Exam Questions

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zbdp2sg/test

What our students think about Drama