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Performing Arts

​Drama

While Drama is taught by classroom teachers in Year 5 - 6 through integration in other subject areas, students from Prep to Year 4 participate in weekly drama lessons with a specialist teacher.  Our students in Year 5 - 6 also have opportunities to extend their performance skills by auditioning for our biannual school musical.

Prep Drama

Drama in Prep is super fun.  In Term 1, students begin to discover how to turn into someone or something else.  Students participate in a variety of games and activities where they take on the characteristics of different animals and characters in stories, culminating with a performance of a scene adapted from 'Wombat Stew' by Marcia Vaughan and Pamela Lofts. 

 

Year 1 Drama

In Semester 1, students explore the area of drama by learning about how drama can represent the world and their ideas about the world. Drama classes provide an opportunity for students to share drama experiences by performing a play based on ‘My Story’ by Nadia Wheatley.  Our Year Ones will also learn to appreciate the performance as an audience member.

Year 4 Drama

In Semester 1, our Year 4 students practice the art of public speaking by speaking in front of a group with a self introduction task. They have fun turning into mannequins and using their body positions to portray occupation roles, mirroring each other and sculpting partners into works of art.  We are working towards creating a script and acting as a character from our novel study Rowan of Rin by Emily Rodda.

 

These boys are portraying self defence instructors teaching a class.
 
 
Mirroring and sculpting partners