Dance & Drama
Dance & Drama are offered as part of the school Arts Programme. This is run by specialist teachers for each syndicate on Thursday.
Achievement Objectives - Communicating an idea through the conventions and techniques of dance and drama;
Yr 1-4 Responding to a story (Aesop’s Fable). Working on creating informal presentations to their classmates. Using the techniques of drama, movement, facial expression, voice & gesture
Yr 5&6 - Looking at a specific form of theatre - Greek Theatre. Much of the history of Dramatic production can be traced back to early Greek theatre groups. It will include use of props to create characters and stories on a chosen theme. The techniques being focussed on are Chorus work, using Canon, formation, direction, gesture & unison.