Year 10 Drama

Course Description

The Year 10 Drama course gives students the opportunity to explore a range of texts and ideas pertaining to drama and the theatre. Students will learn practical performance skills, including working with scripts, devising drama, improvisation, movement and voice. Drama develops personal skills such as confidence, teamwork, collaboration and self-management. The Year 10 course is an introduction to the Dramatic elements, conventions and techniques studied at NCEA Level 1. The course will culminate with an NCEA achievement standard worth 4 credits at level 1.

Practical work - rehearsal and performance, both individual and group. Supportive written work.

Recommended Prior Learning

Open entry, although students must be confident enough to perform in front of peers and have enthusiasm for the subject.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

1B5 Journal.


Credit Information

You will be assessed in this course through all or a selection of the standards listed below.

Total Credits Available: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 26691 v5
Describe and apply knowledge of an entertainment and event production process by assisting in a production role
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 3
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0