Hellesdon High School

Year 10


  Topic(s) Key content to be learned Assessment

Autumn Term

Blood Brothers
  • Blood Brothers
  • Read it
  • Themes/ songs
  • Social, historical and cultural context
  • Character analysis
  • Design: set, lighting, costume, sound, props
  • Mock exam questions


  Physical Theatre
  • DV8- pedestrian movement, Strange Fish, Enter Achilles
  • The Strange undoing of Prudencia Hart
  • Pool! No Water
  • Girls like that
  • Adult Child, Dead child
  • 4:48 Psychosis
  • Space restrictions
  • Performance of two extracts from one play (students may contribute as performer or designer)
Mock Performance

Spring Term




  • Stan- Method acting in Hollywood, emotional memory, naturalism, given circumstances, motivation, units and objectives
  • Brecht- Marxism, verfremdungseffekt, distancing, think not feel Narration, Direct audience address- Breaking 4th wall, Speaking stage directions, Multi-role, Split role, Use of Placards, Song and Dance
  • Beckett-   Waiting for Godot, absurdist theatre, existentialism

Vocab Quiz

  Intro to Component Two
  • Process of creating devised drama
  • Performance of devised drama (students may contribute as performer or designer)
  • Analysis and evaluation of own work
  • Devising: research and development
  • Thematic studies
  • Using a stimuli
  • Development of ideas to create specific meaning for an audience
Mock exam

Summer Term


Comp Two exam/ Blood Brothers

  • Recorded performance and devising logs

Exam 30%