Level 3 Drama will challenge ākonga through learning from all strands of the Drama Curriculum and offers ākonga the chance express one’s self through workshops and performance. The course will provide transferable knowledge and skills that can be applied to critical, social and work related contexts. The ākonga will extend their knowledge of the theories and practices of Drama and learn to create their own original pieces as well as perform scripted plays. For the first time in Senior Drama, they will also undertake solo performances. Throughout the year ākonga will view live theatre in preparation for the external exam. These 22 credits contribute towards their Level Three NCEA. This course is also tailored to support those who are selected to sit the Drama Scholarship Exam. Drama will provide the backdrop of support and encouragement for ākonga to develop specific skills and techniques.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
$40 Script Book Bond
$70 approx for recommended attendance to professional theatre performances.
Recommended Prior Learning
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 22
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.