NCEA Level 3 Drama

13DRA
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: M. Brown

Content/Skills:

  • Drama techniques and elements in extended performance opportunities;
  • Theatre practitioners;
  • Devising Drama; and
  • Reviewing live theatre.

This course is a University Entrance approved subject.

Field Trips:  Up to 3 Theatre trips during the year.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Voluntary course contribution - Approximately $35 per trip towards field trip transport, will be advised at the time.


Recommended Prior Learning

Completion of NCEA Level Two or in consultation with the Head of Drama, Mrs Backhouse-Smith.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91512 v2 Drama 3.1 - Interpret scripted text to integrate drama techniques in performance
3
I
4
Y
4r *
A.S. 91513 v2 Drama 3.2 - Devise and perform a drama to realise a concept
3
I
5
Y
*
A.S. 91516 v2 Drama 3.5 - Demonstrate understanding of the work of a drama or theatre theorist or practitioner
3
I
4
Y
4r *
A.S. 91517 v2 Drama 3.6 - Perform a substantial acting role in a significant production
3
I
5
Y
5r *
A.S. 91518 v3 Drama 3.7 - Demonstrate understanding of live drama performance
3
E
4
Y
4w *
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 22

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.

Pathway Tags

Production Manager, Event Co-ordinator, Human Resources, Promoter, Theatre Producer / Assistant, Lighting Technician, Communications, Broadcasting, Media, Teacher, Actor, Art Director (Film/Television/Stage), Artistic Director, Cinema Projectionist, Dancer, Director (Film/Television/Radio/Stage), Entertainer, Film and Video Editor, Film/Television Camera Operator, Light Technician, Media Producer, Musician, Production Assistant (Film/Television/Radio/Stage), Radio Presenter, Sound Technician, Television Presenter, Primary School Teacher, Private Teacher/Tutor, Tertiary Lecturer, Diversional Therapist


Disclaimer

For NCEA Levels 1, 2 & 3 courses will be made up of a selection of the stated standards. This will happen at the beginning of the year with the assigned teacher.