KS3 Assessment and Reporting - DRAMA YEAR 8
a student whose understanding of the Y8 Drama skills is still emerging will be able to:
a student who is developing their Y8 Drama skills will be able to:
a student who is secure in the skills in the Y8 Drama curriculum will be able to:
a student who has mastered the skills in the Y8 Drama curriculum will be able to:
Can work as part of a group and can cooperate with others.
Can create a simple character and develop some clear speech in role.
Can focus for some of the time in rehearsal.
Can listen to and cooperate with others, sometimes suggesting ideas to develop their own role.
Can stay focused for most of the time in rehearsal.
Can create a clear character with a viewpoint different from their own. Can devise both natural and non- naturalistic scenes which they attempt to shape into a satisfactory dramatic structure.
Can stay focused throughout rehearsal and suggest ideas to develop the work and roles.
Can create a well-developed character with a viewpoint different from their own.
Can devise both natural and non- naturalistic scenes which they can shape into a successful dramatic structure.
Can suggest lots of ideas to develop work and roles, helping others sensitively in rehearsal.
Can create drama in a variety of styles and devise a range of well-developed characters with extended roles.
Can use a wide range of naturalistic and non-naturalistic drama techniques with success.
Can remember some lines and co-operate with others on stage. Can speak in role and show some support for others on stage.
Is aware of what they want to communicate to an audience. Can usually face the audience.
Can remember most of their part and stay in role for most of a performance.
Can speak in role, changing their tone, pitch and volume to express a character clearly.
Is aware of what they want to communicate to an audience.
Can speak clearly, using a range of vocal and movement skills to create a character clearly different to themself. Can stay in role on stage and provide good support for others in performance. Can convey ideas to an audience through their stage work.
Can perform both natural and non- naturalistic which both clearly communicate meaning to the audience.
Has a very good control over all aspects of stage performance, showing confidence, originality and commitment in role.
Can provide sensitive support for others on stage, and their performance has a major contribution in conveying the play’s intentions to an audience.
Can give feedback using full sentences about their strengths and weaknesses and identify targets for improvement.
Can identify specific reasons of their own work, and the work of others, was successful.
Can provide feedback to the class about their strengths and weaknesses and identify targets for improvement.
Can identify strengths and weaknesses in both their work and that of others.
Can write thoughtfully about the skills and processes of drama.
Can show an excellent understanding of drama genres, styles, conventions and techniques.
Their feedback is perceptive, analytical and detailed, showing original insight.
Can use drama terminology with accuracy.