Performing Arts2019-01-10T08:56:33+00:00

Performing Arts

Topics Taught in Key Stage 3

Year 7

Music

  • Elements of Music.
  • Chinese music.

Drama

  • Introduction to Drama.
  • “The Orphanage” – Children in Poland in WW2.

Year 8

Music

  • Elements of Music.
  • Chinese music.

Drama

  • Introduction to Drama.
  • “The Orphanage” – Children in Poland in WW2.

Year 9

Music

  • Protest Songs: related to History work – slavery, race and segregation – linked to Blues music
  • Popular song since 1960 – pop music conventions and development.

Drama

  • “The Tempest”: to introduce Shakespeare in performance (linked to English work)
  • “Les Miserables”: introduction to the novel / play / West End show