Drama at Hermitage Academy leads students on a journey of creativity and self-expression through the exploration of core knowledge and skills.
Students are encouraged to develop their skills as an actor, directors and designers through the creation of original and pre-published performance material. As well as developing subject-specific skills, drama provides students with the opportunity to build a range of transferable skills, from effective communication to problem-solving.
Across the key stages, students develop acting, directorial and design skills through a range of practical workshops, analysis of live theatre and interpretation seminars. Students perform using a range of drama conventions, mediums and strategies of increasing complexity.
Students enjoy drama because it allows them to be whoever they want to be. It gives them a voice and an opportunity to share how they view the world. Students develop the ability to work collaboratively and are inspired to become storytellers for their audience.