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£213.00 Course symbols: CL - No Half Fee Available I
An introduction to drama and performing arts techniques such as acting, storytelling, improvisation, dance, music, movement and mime. CL
A) Guidance needed: Contact Supported Learning Curriculum Manager/Curriculum Support. B) Entry requirements: This course is for students with learning disabilities. Learners and carers should ensure that the Learner Support and Health Declaration form is completed and returned before the start of their class. This should include specific details in the section: Please explain to us how we can support you? This will help the tutor to understand, plan for and meet each learner’s individual needs.
What you will learn
The course aims for the student to: Perform in front of a group with confidence Act out a role individually and within a group Create and stage a story for an audience Use song, dance and movement in dramatic or creative ways Students will work together to take part in individual and group performances. The performances will be both large and small and will have a variety of audiences. The students will also be involved in decision making, planning, scriptwriting, prop-making, acting, dancing and singing.
How you will learn on this course
You will be taught through informal workshop-style classes that will involve performing individually, in pairs, or in small and large groups as you develop your own ideas and interpretations as well as following tutor-led instructions. You will also take part in warm up activities, games, mime and physical theatre techniques as well as practice songs, dances and acting, which will lead to performances during the end of winter and summer terms.
How you will be assessed on this course
1. Perform in an individual presentation 2. Perform in a group presentation 3. Perform in front of an audience 4. Write (or speak out) scripts for performance purposes 5. Write (or speak out) scripts for presentation purposes 6. Plan presentations for class activities 7. Plan presentations for audience centred activities 8. Use props for staging 9. Use designs when staging 10. Make decisions for staging work 11. Make decisions for presenting work 12. Respond to the needs of performance in class activities 13. Respond to the needs of presenting work in class activities 14. Respond to the needs of staging in class activities 15. Respond to the needs of staging in audience-centred activities 16. Respond to the needs of performance in audience-centred activities 17. Respond to the input of others when developing presentations and performances 18. Display increased confidence when performing in front of others 19. Display improved group bonding when performing in front of others 20. Display increased assurance when performing in front of others 21. Create song presentation(s) 22. Create song performance(s) 23. Create dance presentation(s) 24. Create dance performance(s) 25. Create drama presentation(s) 26. Create drama performance(s) 27. Create drama from various sources (personal, music, books, or film) 28. Write script(s) 29. Read script(s) 30. Use props 31. Use costume(s)
Qualification and exam information (only for courses leading to a qualification)
What you will be expected to do outside your lesson time
Learning words in scripts or songs (where applicable) or practising movement or dance routines (if necessary)
At the beginning of the course, you will have an induction to the College and the course. Your tutor will ask you to complete an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) and agree your personal learning goals. All documents are a requirement of the Funding Agency. All students on courses funded by the ESFA must complete a Learning Agreement and ILP.
5 Brampton Road, Bexleyheath, Kent DA7 4EZ Nearest Train Station: Bexleyheath. Buses: 89, 96, B16, B15, B14, B12, 422 Car park available onsite. Please note car parking spaces cannot be guaranteed. For further details of parking please refer to https://www.bexley.gov.uk/services/parking