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Performing Arts at The Lakes School

Performing Arts

Key Stage 3
At key stage three the pupils follow an in-house scheme of work (note that there is no Programme of Study for Drama in the National Curriculum). The course enhances knowledge gained in other curriculum areas most notably English and PSHE.

Key Stage 4
Pupils follow AQA GCSE, the details of the specification and assessment structure can be seen at the AQA site. Within GCSE Drama there are optional modules. Acting is a compulsory module and here at The Lakes we also offer modules in Set Design, Mask, Costume Design and Props Design and Construction.

Key Stage 5
In the sixth form the department offers a one year AS course in Drama and Theatre Studies, successful students may opt to convert this to an A2 qualification in a second year. Details are available on the AQA site.