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12/11/19

Excellent Behaviour displayed by these Year 7s today https://t.co/sabXgBn21z

12/11/19

A short clip of the boys being put through their paces! https://t.co/3BD31rBvs7

12/11/19

The girls session was a great success! High energy and fantastic effort from everyone https://t.co/0grVPkegin

12/11/19

They worked on their fitness as well as learnt some new boxing specific skills and techniques! https://t.co/xFTKX6vmK6

12/11/19

The boys taking part in their boxing session https://t.co/w4NTj5Q1FU

12/11/19

Thank you to our visiting boxing coach Sam Cox for running a fantastic two sessions this morning

12/11/19

Team building activities being lead by our PE team https://t.co/O0BbUppTk2

12/11/19

Wonderfully relaxing yoga sessions going on at the Academy this morning! https://t.co/TYzIpztCBL

12/11/19

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Year 13 students from and are at today learning all about “the blue kite”, and Chinese history. Lots of interesting discussion points. https://t.co/g3ixtbqOpp

12/11/19

Year 10 girls are looking at the importance of a balanced diet working out the daily intake from some of the foods they eat. They are also looking at how reading helps wellbeing, whilst reading DNA. https://t.co/rWN78hxpsv

12/11/19

Year 7 groups settled at Spitalfields church for there speech and activity around the church. https://t.co/LiRATaRtqU

12/11/19

Year 9 form reps at a discussion on challenges facing young people in London. Deborah-Ruth and Dzastinas spoke excellently in front of an audience about exam stress combined with dangerous streets. https://t.co/TnwwHUNWI6

11/11/19

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With the first half of the autumn term coming to a conclusion here is an overview of the successes from the last 6 weeks. https://t.co/EZpgL9vOvf

11/11/19

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Fantastic to be able to host almost 20 schools this week for the Cup.... as well as being joined by some familiar faces 👀 https://t.co/DGSMfupPJv

11/11/19

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Chobham Academy - From Monday 11 November Cheering Lane will become a pedestrian and cycle only zone at school drop-off and pick-up times. This is between 8 - 9am and 2.30 - 4.30pm, Monday to Friday during term time only. https://t.co/3WoTdwDx9h https://t.co/PfJiribT4Y

11/11/19

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

Well done to the year 10 football team for a thrilling 9-1 victory yesterday in the London cup as they progress to the last 32 schools of the competition. https://t.co/NKXGHRkYL3

11/11/19

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Remember the starts this morning at . https://t.co/3WoTdwDx9h https://t.co/nnc0vIuqvI

07/11/19

Our Sixth Form Open Evening for admission in September 2020 takes place on Wednesday 13th November. The evening will begin at 4.30pm for students who are currently studying at Chobham Academy in Year 11. We invite external applicants to arrive at 5.30pm.

07/11/19

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Absolutely thrilled to have started delivering a bespoke design challenge at yesterday with fab teacher John, in partnership with https://t.co/Yay9BBKcmk

07/11/19

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A pleasure to kick off this year’s mentoring with Year 10 prefects from this morning explored values with mentees and helped set some targets 🎯 https://t.co/UXJokX1a7D

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A Level Drama (Edexcel)

Aims

To enable students to:

  • Develop and apply an informed, analytical framework for making, preforming, interpreting and understanding drama and theatre
  • Understand the place of relevant theoretical research in informing the processes and practices involved in creating theatre and the place of practical exploration in informing theoretical knowledge of drama and theatre
  • Develop an understanding and appreciation of how the social, cultural and historical contexts of performance texts have influenced the development of drama and theatre
  • Understand the practices used in 21st-century theatre making
  • Experience a range of opportunities to create theatre, both published text-based and devised work
  • Participate as a theatre maker and as an audience member in live theatre
  • Understand and experience the collaborative relationship between various roles within theatre
  • Develop and demonstrate a range of theatre-making skills
  • Develop the creativity and independence to become effective theatre makers
  • Adopt safe working practices as a theatre maker
  • Analyse and evaluate their own work and the work of others

Assessment

Component 1: Devising

Non-Examination assessment

40% of the qualification

80 marks

Content overview

  • Devise an original performance piece.
  • Use on key extract from a performance text and a theatre practitioner as stimuli.
  • Centre choice of text and practitioner.
  • Performer or designer routes available.

Assessment overview

  • AO1, AO2 and AO4 are assessed.
  • Internally assessed and externally moderated.
  • There are two parts to the assessment:
  1. A portfolio (60 marks, 40 marks assessing AO1 and 20 marks assessing AO4)
  2. The devised performance (20 marks, assessing AO2)

Component 2: Text in Performance

Non-examination assessment

20% of the qualification

60 marks

Content overview

  • A group performance of one key extract from a performance text.
  • A monologue or duologue performance from one key extract from a different performance text.
  • Centre choice of performance texts.

Assessment overview

  • AO2 is assessed,
  • Externally assessed by a visiting examiner.
  • Group performance worth 26 marks
  • Monologue or duologue worth 24 marks.

Component 3: Theatre Makers in Practice

Written examination: 2 hours 30 minutes

40% of the qualification

80 marks

Content overview

  • Live theatre evaluation – choice of performance.
  • Practical exploration and study of a complete performance text – focusing on how this can be realised for performance.
  • Practical exploration and interpretation of another complete performance text, in light of a chosen theatre practitioner – focusing on how this text could be reimagined for a contemporary audience.
  • Centre choice of 15 performance texts from two lists on the next page.
  • Choice of 15 performance texts.
  • Choice of eight practitioners

Assessment Overview

Section A: Live Theatre Evaluation

  • Students answer one extended response question from a choice of two requiring them to analyse and evaluate a live theatre performance they have seen in light of a given statement.

Section B: Page to Stage: Realising a Performance Text

  • Students answer two extended response questions based on an unseen extract from the performance text they have studied.
  • Students will demonstrate how they, as theatre makers, intend to realise the extract in performance.
  • Students answer from the perspective of a performer and a designer.

Section C: Interpreting a Performance Text

  • Students will answer on extended response question from a choice of two based on an unseen named section from their chosen performance text.
  • Students will demonstrate how their re-imagined production concept will communicate ideas to a contemporary audience.
  • Students will also need to outline how the work of their chosen theatre practitioner has influenced their overall production concept and demonstrate an awareness of the performance text in its original performance conditions

Performance texts

List A – one from:

List B – one from:

Accidental Death Of An Anarchist, Dario Fo Antigone, Sophocles
Colder Than Here, Laura Wade Doctor Faustus, Christopher Marlowe
Equus, Peter Shaffer Hedda Gabler, Henrik Ibsen
Fences, August Wilson Lysistrata, Aristophanes
Machinal, Sophie Treadwell The Maids, Jean Genet
That Face, Polly Stenham The School for Scandal, Richard Brinsley Sheridan
  The Tempest, William Shakespeare
  Waiting for Godot, Samuel Beckett
  Woyzeck, Georg Buchner

Practitioners

Antonin Artaud Kneehigh
Bertold Brecht Joan Littlewood
Steven Berkoff Punchdrunk
Complicite Constantin Stanislavski

Assessment Objectives

AO1

Creating and developing ideas to communication meaning as part of theatre-making process

AO2

Making connections between dramatic theory and practice

AO3

Analysing and evaluating their own work

AO4

Group performance – vocal and physical skills