Burnside High School Burnside High School

Year 9 Drama

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms K. Olliver.

Recommended Prior Learning

Students must be willing to work with others and be keen to contribute their own ideas. 


Drama in Y9 offers an introduction  to Drama and is a half year course. It will allow the students to explore ideas Dramatically, to boost confidence levels and to work on the way that you relate and Work with others. 

This course will include:

  • Introduction to Drama and the Drama techniques of Voice, Body, Movement and Space
  • Improvisation
  • Mime and Movement
  • Chorus Work and a small introduction to Shakespeare

Learning Areas:

Creative Arts


Year 10 Drama

Career Pathways

Diversional and Recreational Therapist, Actor, Anaesthetic Technician, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Artistic Director, Film and Video Editor, Sound Technician, Author, Dancer, Entertainer, Film/Television Camera Operator, Make-up Artist, Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Radio Presenter, Early Childhood Teacher, Media Producer, Production Assistant (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Model, Nanny/Child Carer, Private Teacher/Tutor, Television Presenter