Key Stage 3 : Doha College- Top International British School Doha, Qatar

Drama - Key Stage 3

During the student's time in KS3, they will learn the appropriate skills for creating, performing and responding. A variety of scripts are used from different genres of theatre and stimuli from other cultures which allow students to create devised pieces of drama. Each topic lasts half a term, ending with the students being assessed.

Key Stage 3 Overview

Year 7 Year 8 Year 9
Autumn 1
7 weeks
Basic Skills The 5 Cs Secrets in the Attic, Devising skills Script: Looking for Corky Johnson, Sammi Carducci
Autumn 2
4 weeks
An Introduction to Pantomime Script: Our Day Out, From page to stage Script: Sparkleshark, Exploration of a text
Spring 1
6 weeks
Script: Ernie's Incredible Illucinations Street Gangs, Stage fight techniques and movement Issue Drama: Bullying/Dances from around the world, CC Geography
Spring 2
7 weeks
Magic and disbelief, Imagination and creativity Street Gangs, Stage fight techniques and movement Theatre of the Absurd, Comedy and history of Theatre
Summer 1
5 weeks
Clowning, Commedia Del Arte, CC History Masks and Greek theatre, CC History Devising Issue Drama, Devising round a chosen theme
Summer 2
6 weeks
Spies and Secret Agents, Movement The Day the World Ends, Devised, CC Geography Devising Issue Drama, Devising round a chosen theme

Photos of the Children at Work

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