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Vision for the Department

The vision for TKA's drama department is to inspire our pupils to become creative, confident, and expressive individuals through providing a diverse and engaging curriculum that covers a wide range of theatrical genres, styles, and traditions.

KS3 Curriculum


Drama expectations

Self-discipline and listening exercises

Image making and transition choreography

Creating a Character

Trestle Masks Introducing non-verbal

Mask assessed performances

Scripted: Sparkleshark; Sparkleshark performances

Theatre Form 1 Mime

Commedia workshops and performances


A1 Storytelling Performances

Creating mood, atmosphere and tension in drama

Devising & directing scenes from SOC music

Audio Plays rehearsals and performances Script work

Wacky Soap performances


The Neutral Mask and Devising Devising based on an abstract art stimulus

Devised assessed performance

Year 9 technicians support Year 10 Introducing professional theatre design


Chatroom by Enda Walsh Reading analysis Group rehearsals

Improvisation workshops and performances


Going beyond the National Curriculum through:

  • Use of the professional Arthur Cotterell Theatre through trust partner Kingston College
  • Frequent Theatre trips to London plays
  • Annual drama showcase evening
  • Annual theatrical performances
  • House drama competitions
  • ALRA drama workshop


For more information on the curriculum beyond KS3 please refer to the Guided Choices and Sixth Form Brochures which can be found on the:

Curriculum Page