‘All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players…’ taken from ‘As You Like It’
- William Shakespeare
- Miss R Gibson
A State of the Art Drama Lecture Studio complete with Proscenium Arch Stage, tiered seating, black-out curtains and cyclorama. The attached Green Room is filled to the brim with costumes and props to meet the demands of every theatrical genre whilst adding that sense of fun to performing!
The award winning Drama Department is growing in popularity amongst GCSE pupils, particularly since its introduction of the Performing Arts GCSE for Year 11 pupils in September 2015. This results in our pupils achieving two individual GCSE grades, one in Performing Arts and one in Drama, but for the same time allowance as one! Numbers are also increasing for A-Level.
In August 2016 the drama department’s gcse pupils achieved 100% a* to b in their gcse exaiminations, with many securing full marks in both their practical assessments and written portfolios; We are so proud of them! After-school rehearsals run weekly; This extra-currciualr endeavour ensures every girl reaches her full potential whilst also boosting group morale and self esteem.
In August 2016 the drama department’s gcse pupils achieved 100% a* to c in their theatre studies examinations, with some pupils securing full marks in both their practical assessments and written coursework. The study of this subject at post 16 level encourages pupil to exmine more absratct aspects of thetre and take influence from the most influential practitioners within the industry.