Drama (Drx – half year)
This course introduces the
subject of Drama as studied at secondary school level. It helps develop
literacy skills though activity, games, devising and script appreciation, as
well as builds confidence and speaking. Role play is the most natural method of
learning and this means Drama is a great way to prepare for secondary level in
offered in all years and can be taken in every NCEA Level. Such forms as
Comedy, Melodrama, Mime and Theatresports are briefly explored in Year 9.
Although they may perform in class, students are not required to perform in
front of an audience.