St Mary’s College (Wellington) St Mary’s College (Wellington)

Level 2 Drama

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms M. Figgest.

Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry

In Year 12 Drama Students will:

  • Further develop skills in research and the ability to critically evaluate and refine ideas to develop drama in specific dramatic forms.
  • Explore the purposes of production, performance, and technologies of drama in a range of contexts
  • Develop skills in devising and scripted work, making purposeful decisions about the use of drama techniques, conventions, elements and technologies
  • Rehearse and perform works in a range of dramatic forms
  • Respond to and make critical judgements about rehearsal processes and performances.
  • Discuss and evaluate the use of drama techniques, conventions, and technologies to communicate a social or political issue through a particular theatre form in their own work and in the work of their peers.

Learning Areas:

The Creative Arts - Drama


Level 3 Drama

Career Pathways

Animator/Digital Artist, Diversional and Recreational Therapist, Actor, Advertising Specialist, Copywriter, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Artistic Director, Film and Video Editor, Meat/Seafood Process Worker, Barrister, Sound Technician, Author, Electronics Engineer, Dancer, Entertainer, Film/Television Camera Operator, Chemical Production Operator, Emergency Management Officer, Civil Engineer, Fashion Designer, Journalist, Graphic Designer, Telecommunications Engineer, Industrial Designer, Quantity Surveyor, Technical Writer, Legal Executive, Solicitor, Make-up Artist, Crop Farmer/Manager, Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Radio Presenter, Early Childhood Teacher, Lift Technician, Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Fencer, Media Producer, Production Assistant (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Forest Manager, Lighting Technician, Horse Trainer, Primary School Teacher, Model, Nanny/Child Carer, Occupational Therapist, Private Teacher/Tutor, Production Manager, Secondary School Teacher, Teacher Aide, Television Presenter

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Stationery: Clear file folder.
Students are required to see two live performances in the year as a requirement for their external assessment.


All subject selections are provisional only and are subject to:

and the final decision is at the discretion of the Head of Learning Area for that subject.