Addington School


In drama there are 5 key areas of development;


o collaboration

o exploring and making drama

o performance skills

o relating to drama

o knowledge and understanding. 


Drama is taught in KS3, KS4 and KS5 by a specialist drama teacher. 

In other Key Stages, drama is an activity which is embedded into topic work. 

There are also many drama activities that take place throughout year; theatre trips, drama club and school productions. 

KS3 Drama Overview

Drama is delivered as a discrete timetabled subject in Key Stage 3. 

Drama at Key Stage 3 has an important role to play in the personal, social and emotional development of students.

The personal skills and qualities developed by students in drama lessons, such as teamwork, creativity, respect for other opinions, empathy, leadership and risk-taking, are all invaluable skills which support home life, social life and, importantly, life at work.

Key Stage 4 and 5 

The Creative Arts Pathway is the creative curriculum for Key Stage 4 and 5. 

The aims of the Creative Arts Pathway are:


o To further extend student skills within the arts through specialist lessons with give broaden experiences and techniques

o To give students the opportunity to explore their interests in the arts

o To give students the ability to continue creative interests into adulthood.

o For all students to complete Arts Award Bronze and some to complete Arts Award Silver.

If you would like more information you can contact the Creative Arts team via the school’s telephone number or by email at m-ca@addington.wokingham.sch.uk

Addington School are proud to an Artsmark Champion and hold a Artsmark Platinum Award.

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