teaching and learning

Expressive Arts

Drama

How many lessons will i have? 

 

Learners at Key Stage 3 will have a Drama lesson once every two weeks. The lessons will take place in the Drama studio (002) Learners will be taught by Mrs Henderson the Drama teacher. 

what topics will i learn? 

     Year 7

  • Drama skills
  • Darkwood Manor
  • Silent Movies

    Year 8

  • Improvisation

  • Wacky Soap

  • Surrealism

    Year 9

  • Blood Brothers

  • Theatre in Education

  • Stage combat

    What skills will I need?

    • Listening
    • confidence
    • Creativity
    • Focus
    • Oral communication skills 
    • Teamwork

What equipment will I need?

You will need to being a pen and your imagination!

For any further information, please contact Mrs L Henderson

 

Music

How many lessons will i have? 

 

Learners at KS4 will have five music lessons per fortnight in room G31.   Learners will be taught by Mr Bennett.

what topics will i learn? 

   

  • Musical Forms and Devices
  • Music for Film
  • Music for Ensemble
  • Popular Music
  • Set work 1-Rondeau by Purcell
  • Set work 2-Handbags and Gladrags by Stereophonics
  • Instrumental/vocal performance (Solo/Ensemble) grade 3/4.
  • Composition

  • What skills will I need?

  • Minimal grade 3 standard skills on an instrument/voice
  • Thorough knowledge of Musical notation/Theory
  • Creativity in performance, composition and appraising.
  • Listening
  • Teamwork
  • Independent thinking/analysis
  • oral communication 

What equipment will I need?

Black pen, Pencil, Homework, Instrument, Musical scores and coursework.

For any further information, please contact Mrs A Bennett

 

Visual Arts

How many lessons will i have? 

Key Stage 3:
3 lessons per fortnight
Key Stage 4:
5 lessons per fortnight

what topics will i learn? 

    Key Stage 3:

  • Photography
  • Fine Art 
  • Graphical Communication
  • Textiles

    Key Stage 4:

  • Photography
  • Textiles
  • Art Craft and Design

What skills will I need?

  • Creative and imaginative capability.
  • Drawing and painting ability.
  • Investigation and research skills
  • Digital manipulation
  • Presentation of ideas
  • Developing and refining of ideas.
  • Technical understanding and manipulation of media materials and processes

What equipment will I need?

Pen, pencils, ruler.

For any further information, please contact Mrs C Sims-Ruscowicz

 

construction

How many lessons will i have? 

Key Stage 4:
5 lessons per fortnight

what topics will i learn? 

   

You will cover topics under the following headings;
 
  • Health and Safety in Construction
  • Practical skills including carpentry & joinery and Painting & Decorating
  • Planning, sequencing and costing skills
  • Roles and responsibilities of construction employers and employees.

What skills will I need?

  • Communication – Listening and speaking
  • Practical making skills
  • Numeracy including measuring
  • Problem solving
  • Determination

What equipment will I need?

Overalls for practical tasks
Pen, pencil and ruler
Calculator

 

For any further information, please contact Mr A Craughwell

 

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