Extended Studies

Drama

This is a 4 week programme of essential communication skills from a drama perspective, developed to suit the needs of the new first years.

The course will include the following aspects:

Confidence building
Team building
Presentation skills
Communication skills
Problem solving and empathy awareness –using Role play
Creative thinking and analysis of different situations and arguments
Being aware of how you are perceived, vocally and physically

How to be an appreciative audience- develop listening skills and engagement with the speaker or topic being presented.

Communication skills in our ever competitive world are a valuable life skill. Pupils will be encouraged so as to build upon their confidence when reading aloud and presenting clearly to an audience. These skills will impact on the ability of pupils in all aspects of the curriculum and beyond.

This programme will enhance confidence, articulation and the ability to work effectively with others.