Schemes of Work

Twice each term, Drama & Theatre publishes six online schemes of work written by experienced teachers and examiners, which are available exclusively to our Full Membership, Digital Membership and Schemes of Work subscribers. They cover Key Stages 2-5 across a variety of exam boards and specifications, providing indispensable content for your classroom teaching.

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Approaching live theatre reviews

KS 4 KS 5

Author: David Porter

Watching live theatre is one of the best ways of teaching students about performance, acting, design, directing, staging, lighting, special effects and the genres of theatre. While not every school...

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Developing devised work inspired by Paper Birds

KS 5

Author: Zeena Rasheed

This scheme dives into the work of Paper Birds Theatre, a contemporary, dynamic, distinctive company started in the 1990s by Kylie Perry and Jemma McDonnell. They call themselves story collectors,...

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Practically exploring play texts: Equus – key scenes from Act 1

KS 5

Author: Rhianna Elsden

This scheme of work explores key scenes in Act 1 of the play text Equus, offering ideas on how to work with play scripts practically, with both on- and off-text ideas and activities. The activities...

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DNA by Dennis Kelly

KS 4

Author: Vickie Smith

The new GCSE Drama examination for Edexcel asks a lot of students. It includes a written examination, as part of which the students are asked to approach a script (from a selection provided by...

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Developing approaches to the set text extract – Yerma

KS 5

Author: Mat Walters

This scheme explains how to prepare students for all three questions on the extract from the list B set text in Twentieth and Twenty-first-century Drama. Section B of the AQA written exam involves an...

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Practitioners in practice

KS 5

Author: David Porter

This scheme introduces the performing and the design components of OCR’s A level Drama and Theatre. It is a suggested way into, and route through, the teaching of the components and brings together a...

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Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett

KS 5

Author: Alicia Pope

Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett is one of the nine set texts for the new Pearson A level specification. These set texts form the basis of section C of Component 3: Theatre Makers in Practice....

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Creating devised work for practical assessment at GCSE Drama, without using naturalism

KS 4

Author: Mat Walters

The aim of this scheme of work is to prepare students to create non-naturalistic devised work for the Component 2 unit of the AQA GCSE Drama course. It is a six-activity plan about how to start and...

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That Face by Polly Stenham

KS 5

Author: Alicia Pope

That Face by Polly Stenham is one of the six set texts for the latest Pearson/Edexcel AS and A level syllabus; the set texts form the basis of the ‘Page to Stage’ element of the exam, which requires...

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Performance Workshop

KS 5 BTEC

Author: Gail Deal

This scheme covers 12 weeks with 4 lessons per week. Each lesson is an hour long. Learners will have time to work on research, Log Books and evaluation during private study periods. You will find the...

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