NCEA Level 3 Drama

13DRA
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms V. Gowdy

The Year 13 course expands and extends students’ knowledge of drama and prepares them for tertiary study in many disciplines. For example, the course prepares them for any performing arts course, broadcasting school, public relations course, film or literary study, communications courses, etc. It enhances individual confidence, communication and organisational skills, time management and people management skills.
Students will also take part in the public Year 13 performance assessment evening.
Field trips:

  • Theatre visit.
  • Professional workshops.
  • Drama Camp (prior to the public performance)


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

2B8 exercise book
It is recommended students pay the subject charge of $50. This covers the cost of theatre. Extra costs may be incurred for travel.
Obligatory rehearsal time will need to take place outside of school hours (for 91517).


Recommended Prior Learning

NCEA Level 2 Drama (12 credits) or by audition.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91512 v2 Drama 3.1 - Interpret scripted text to integrate drama techniques in performance
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
3
I
4
Y
4r *
A.S. 91513 v2 Drama 3.2 - Devise and perform a drama to realise a concept
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
3
I
5
Y
*
A.S. 91514 v4 Drama 3.3 - Interpret a text from a prescribed playwright to demonstrate knowledge of a theatre form or period
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91517 v2 Drama 3.6 - Perform a substantial acting role in a significant production
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
3
I
5
Y
5r *
A.S. 91518 v3 Drama 3.7 - Demonstrate understanding of live drama performance
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
3
E
4
Y
4w *
A.S. 91520 v2 Drama 3.9 - Direct a drama performance
3
I
5
Y
5r *
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 27

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 27 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 19 credits.

Pathway Tags

Production Manager, Event Co-ordinator, Human Resources, Promoter, Theatre Producer / Assistant, Lighting Technician, Communications, Broadcasting, Media, Teacher, Actor, Art Director (Film/Television/Stage), Artistic Director, Cinema Projectionist, Dancer, Director (Film/Television/Radio/Stage), Entertainer, Film and Video Editor, Film/Television Camera Operator, Light Technician, Media Producer, Musician, Production Assistant (Film/Television/Radio/Stage), Radio Presenter, Sound Technician, Television Presenter, Primary School Teacher, Private Teacher/Tutor, Tertiary Lecturer, Diversional Therapist


Disclaimer

POLICY
It is the policy of Taupo-nui-a-Tia College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.

Credits listed may change.