Striving for excellence in GCSE Drama

Partner: Carshalton Boys Sports College, Carshalton
Partner type: Maintained School
Project category: Academic

The Drama department at the City Of London Freemen’s school  partnered up with Carshalton Boys Sports College (CBSC) during 2016/17 to help standardise the coursework components at GCSE.  This partnership was a great success and will continue for the academic year 2017/18, expanding into A level too.

 

Aims of the project

 

The key aims of the project are to:

  • Support CBSC in achieving outstanding outcomes for their students in Drama and Theatre at KS4 and KS5
  • Facilitate the delivery of the new specifications at GCSE and A level Drama and Theatre studies.

 

Freemen’s aim is to provide assistance in standardisation, practical workshops for pupils, and offer consultation regarding the shaping of the new curriculum at A Level and GCSE.

 

 

 

Background and goals

Head of Drama at Freemen's used to teach at Carshalton Boys Sports' College.

Resources

Freemen's teaching staff; experienced examiner in the department at Freemen's.

Two days.

Impact

Results at CBSC improved.

Pupil involvement

GCSE age pupils.

Frequency and duration

On going. Likely to be two days each year.