General Introduction

Drama at Stowmarket High School is a rewarding, challenging and inspiring subject! This subject is a popular choice at Stowmarket High School with students opting for GCSE and considerable interest in our new A Level: Drama and Theatre Studies course.

Drama is about devising, creating, performing and evaluating. Not only is this a subject that helps students open up and discover themselves, but it also helps to explore new subjects in a creative and imaginative way.

Key Stage 3

At Key Stage 3, students get the opportunity to explore many different styles of theatre and they practice and develop their skill sets further. Key stage 3 Drama is about developing confidence, using a range of strategies and devices, and learning to present themselves on stage with confidence and commitment. Furthermore, students are able to explore themes and issues in society through Drama such as bullying, friendships and behaviours. Drama at Key Stage 3 is about unlocking creativity and giving students the chance to experiment practically.