Year 9 Drama

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms V. Gowdy

Learning and assessment activities are based around the four strands from the Arts Curriculum. Students explore the following while developing their knowledge of dramatic conventions, elements and techniques, in the context of storytelling using Māori Myths and 19th Century society:

  • Developing practical knowledge – using drama elements and conventions to create drama.
  • Developing ideas – improvisation, drama creation.
  • Communicating and interpreting – performing in role.
  • Understand drama in context – theatre styles.


Year 10 Drama

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

It is recommended that students pay the subject fee of $8.00. This covers the cost of all the take home materials used in the course and includes a professional performance or workshop.

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


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.