Teaching Staff

Mrs N. Ousey (Subject Leader)

Miss L. Heron

Year 7 students will study

Introduction to Drama Techniques

Physical Theatre

Team Building

Using Short Scripts

Elizabethan Theatre

Year 8 students will study

Docu-drama based on 9/11



Bang Out Of Order (Scripted)

Elizabethan Theatre II

Year 9 students will study

Physical Theatre

Commedia Dell’Arte

Contemporary Drama (DNA)

Year 10 students will study

Practitioners – Brecht & Stanislavski

Devising Theatre/ T.I.E.

Individual Showcase (I)

Year 11 students will study

Practitioners – Artaud/ Berkoff/ Boal

Preparation, Production and Performance - Thematic

Individual Showcase (II) – Monologues and letter of application for a post.

You will be assessed by

KS3 – Performance Skills  and Self-Evaluation (once every half-term)

KS4 – BTEC First Award in Performing Arts

Units 2 & 3 - Written Portfolio (including actor’s log and research tasks) and Practical Performances – Internally Assessed and Externally Moderated

Unit 1 – Two monologues and letter of application - Externally Assessed

Extra-curricular opportunities

Drama Club – Tuesdays after-school

Lunchtime – Drop-in sessions for KS4

Theatre Trips

Participation in Drama Festivals (NOW Fest/ Work Bard, Play Bard)


KS3 – Line-learning & written/ research tasks linked to unit (Half-termly)

KS4 – Actor’s Logs (in detail) weekly/ Line-learning/ Research, as appropriate

Examination board


Connect with us

The Academy of St Francis of Assisi

Gardners Drive


L6 7UR

Tel: 0151 260 7600

Email: info@asfaonline.org

How to find us



Return to school 30th October

Half Term is: Friday 20th October until Sunday 29th October.

The academy will reopen on Monday 30th October at 07:50am.

Unless it is called off at the last minute, there will be an Arriva bus strike on Monday 30th October.

No Arriva buses will be running.

Please make arrangements so that your child arrives to school by 08:40am.