Riddlesdown Collegiate

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  • Riddlesdown Collegiate, Honister Heights, Purley, Surrey, CR8 1EX

Drama at Riddlesdown

The aims of the Drama department are to encourage and develop:

  • Creativity
  • Sensitivity
  • Confidence
  • An understanding of values
  • Understanding of cultural change
  • Physical and perceptual skills
  • Communication of ideas
  • Knowledge and understanding of Drama forms Opportunities for leadership
  • Opportunities to work as part of a team
  • Drama as a learning tool
  • Appraisal skills of appreciation and evaluation Understanding of Drama in a social and historical context Opportunities to create performances
  • Appreciation of text in a working context Lasting enjoyment of Drama

The Drama department also seeks to encourage professional artists to perform for and work with students. In the last year students have worked with Box Clever Theatre Company (a company that specialise in new writing) and Savvy Theatre (a mask and forum theatre company). We also offer extensive extra-curricular activities, with regular participation in the Shakespeare Schools Festival and the National Theatre Connections Festival as well as whole school productions. We run a Drama Club for KS3 and encourage older students to take on significant leadership roles within it. KS4 and 5 also regularly visit the theatre.

Key Stage 4

9-1 Course Year 10 Drama - Exams from 2018 

9-1- Course Year 11 Drama Exams for 2018

 Key Stage 4 - Drama AQA Technical Award 

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