“Creativity is putting your imagination to work, and it’s producing the most extraordinary results in Human Culture.” Ken Robinson
Mr J McHugh (Director of Arts - Leadership)
Mrs M Larkin (Teacher of Drama)
Key Stage 4: Thought Provoking, Fun, And Original!
Students succeed with Drama! All Students gained 100% A*-B at GCSE in August 2014.
As KS4 students find their voice and their talent, all are challenged to see the world and transform it. The Power of Drama is in the hands of the students at Notre Dame. They develop an understanding of the practitioners who have changed the way drama is seen and experienced. Comedy, Tragedy, modern and classical plays are performed.
Key Stage 5: Preparing students for a future in The Performing Arts Industry.
Drama continues to produce outstanding results with all students receiving 100% Distinctions and 80% gaining Distinction *. The success is carried on further into Higher Education with 70% of students who chose drama at key stage 5 choosing arts related courses at University.
The BTEC Performing Arts (Acting) gives students a wide range of performance techniques, knowledge and understanding of acting styles plus the theoretical and historical understanding of the art form. It continues to breakdown boundaries, change view points, educate, inform and entertain.
Students will gain an insight into acting for Film and TV, Theatre in Education, Contemporary Theatre practice and working alongside professional directors, actors and arts practitioners. Choosing Drama at Notre Dame really is your ticket to success!