11DRA

NCEA Level 1 Drama

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss S. Harris

Drama improves communication skills, lateral thinking, team building, creativity and imagination, and self-confidence, and its principles can be applied to a wide range of work environments and management skills.

Students will select and use Elements, Techniques, Conventions and Technologies associated with drama to create form and meaning in their own and others work.

Research, evaluation and analysis will also be used to refine ideas within a range of forms to develop individual and ensemble dramaturgy. 


Subject Overview

Term 1
Drama Techniques and Devised Theatre : performance and written component for both papers.

Term 2
Performance work on Form ( genre) and style: performance and written component.

Term 3
Understanding a significant play: written and presentation required.

Pathway

Job options include but are not limited to:
• Actor
• Community arts worker
• Dancer
• Drama therapist
• Music producer
• Music therapist
• Theatre director
• Arts administrator
• Broadcast presenter
• Film director
• Further education teacher
• Higher education lecturer
• Secondary school teacher
• Theatre stage manager
• Playwright
• Lighting administrator
• Sound administrator
• Wardrobe/costume administrator/designer
• Set/stage designer
• Properties management
• Make-up and hair

Recommended Prior Learning

English at Achieved level for Year 10.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 25 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 17 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90006 v6
NZQA Info
Drama 1.1 - Apply drama techniques in a dramatic context
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90011 v7
NZQA Info
Drama 1.7 - Demonstrate understanding of the use of drama aspects within live performance
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90997 v2
NZQA Info
Drama 1.2 - Devise and perform a drama
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90998 v2
NZQA Info
Drama 1.3 - Demonstrate understanding of features of a drama/theatre form
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90999 v4
NZQA Info
Drama 1.4 - Use features of a drama/theatre form in a performance
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91000 v3
NZQA Info
Drama 1.5 - Demonstrate understanding of a significant play
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 25
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 25
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0