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Course Aims:

Students will have the opportunity to develop their dramatic skills and ability to critically analyse and evaluate creative work. We aim to inspire students to see Drama as an opportunity to unleash their creative talents and build the skill vital for success in Drama at GCSE and beyond. Key Stage 3 Drama is also an opportunity for student to develop their confidence and ability to speak publically which are vital life skills and essential to most careers.

Year 7 Year 8

Team Building
Still Image
Abstract Tableaux
Physical Theatre
Script Work
Character Building
Fairy Tales

Story Arcs
Commedia Dell’Arte
Script Work

Trips and visits:

London theatre trips and a Warner Bros Harry Potter Production Tour

Co-curricular activities:

  • The School Musical : Beauty and the Beast
  • A History/Drama Hybrid club,
  • KS3 Drama Club

Key Stage 4 & 5 / Career Progression:

Bentley Wood currently provides students the ability to study Drama for GCSE, opportunities to study Drama at A Level are available through our collegiate. A selection of occupations/careers which benefit from the skills developed while studying Drama at Bentley Wood could be an actor; lawyer; teacher; film production; therapist; communications; consultant; marketing; author or a playwright.

Recommended Reading:

  • Importance of Being Earnest
  • Little Women
  • James and Giant Peach
  • Alice in Wonderland