Course Overview:

Students will practically explore many styles of theatre ranging from Melodrama to Physical Theatre, with the aim of building confidence and performance skills. Lessons focus on both script work and devising drama based on a stimuli to encourage students to believe in and form their own ideas.



Enrichment Ideas 


Suggested reading 

  • Blue Remembered Hills by  Dennis Potter

  • The Good, Bad and the Bungle by David Walke

  • Jekyll & Hyde by Leonard Caddy

  • Roald Dahl Novels

Films & documentaries

  • The Artist - Michel Hazanavicius

  • Castaway - Robert Zemeckis

Cultural experiences

  • Pantomime for Yr 7. Dress rehearsals for Berry Panto.

  • Backstage Tours at The Mayflower, Theatre.

  • Day trips to London to visit The West End

  • RSC Tours and Play to enjoy in Stratford Upon Avon

  • Involvement with Inhouse Productions

  • Outside Theatre Mottisfont -National Trust

Things to see and do locally

  • Being part of an audience in a Yr8 or Yr9 assessment

  • Audience for Whole School Production and NT Connections work. 

  • The Point and Berry Theatre Youth Theatre

  • The D@rt have a Thursday night drama club

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Things we do

  • Drama Club

  • Whole School Productions

  • Drama Club Showcase

  • Theatre Visits

  • Practitioners from the Berry or The Point presting workshops to our students.