Balshaw’s Church of England High School

Drama

Drama Department Staff

For more information about the Subject curriculum, please contact: Mrs M Whittam the Curriculum Leader

  • Mrs M Whittam - Curriculum Leader

Year  7

Students are taught the basics of acting: how to use movement and voice skills to convey meaning to their audience. This is achieved through enjoyable drama games and role plays to enable students to build up their confidence. Themes include: persuasion, emergencies and imagination.

Year 10 and 11

Students are able to opt for Drama GCSE. We follow the AQA specification.

School Productions

Oklahoma 2017

On Wednesday 12th July 2017, our amazingly talented students took us on a journey to Oklahoma! - you can read all about it in this news article.

Here are some photographs from Oklahoma!


Oklahoma!


Shining Stars 2016

On Tuesday 12th July 2016 our talented students took part in the annual SHINE production. You can read more here.

Here are some photographs from the show:


Shine


Balshaw's Has Talent! 2015

Our annual talent show took place on a stormy night in November 2015. You can read all about it here.

Here are some photographs from this show:


Balshaw's Has Talent


Sound of Music 2015

The school production for 2015 was the wonderful Sound of Music. This was chosen as it was the 50th anniversary year of the release of the film version. You can read all about our production here.

Here are some photographs from the show:


Sound of Music