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Drama



At GHS, pupils receive drama on a rotation in S2; they recieve a double period for half the year aimed at developing Social Skills, Performing Skills and Creativity. And in S3, Drama is an elective subject.

The Drama Department ensures that the Schemes of Work are in accordance with Falkirk Council's Learning to Achieve Document.

S2 Drama Course

In S2, pupils receive Drama on a rotation. They attend for a double period for half the year. During this time they will participate in a practical workshops on:

Characterisation.

Language and Voice

Mime and Movement

Role Play

Learning is then consolidated by combining all these skills in a group Issue Based Drama.  This is aimed at linking learning to PSE whilst developing creativity, performing skills and social skills.

The Drama Department ensures that the Schemes of Work are in accordance with the Learning to Achieve Document.

S3 Drama

Pupils will further they knowledge and skills they have acquired by completing units in:

Language and Voice

Mime and Movement

Theatre Arts (Lighting, Sound, Costume, Makeup, Props and Set)

Mood and Atmosphere

Scripted Work.


These units take the learning to a new level and allow more personalisation and choice with the introduction of Specialist Areas.  It sets up the requires skills for progression to the National Drama Courses.