Year 11 Drama

Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

In this full year course, students will experience four main units of work: 

  • Apply Drama Techniques In A Dramatic Context
  • Devising a Scene to Realise an Intention 
  • Perform An Acting Role In A Scripted Production 
  • Perform Scenes from a selection of New Zealand Plays

These units will involve participation in the Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival, improvisation,  research, physical and vocal awareness activities and a focus on local history.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

Develop these skills:Explore this content:
  • Creativity.
  • Shakespearean text.
  • Personal confidence.
  • Local stories.
  • Collaborative group skills.
  • A selection of scenes from New Zealand plays.
  • Physical, emotional and behavioural self-awareness.
  • Rehearsal leading to participation in a performance  a major production.
  • Listening and speaking skills.
  • Devising.
  • Individual and collective responsibility.
  • Improvisation.
  • Self discipline.

  • Structuring for narrative.

  • Critical thinking.

  • Flexibility.

  • Social skills.


Year Levels/Departments:

Year 11, Drama

Resources Required

WGHS shorts and t-shirt (Same as for PE)
1B8 Exercise book