S2 Drama
The S2 drama course introduces learners to the subject, allowing them to develop their creating, presenting and reflecting skills in a range of different contexts. Learners will have opportunities to work independently, in pairs and in small groups to develop their skills.

The units explored in S2 are:

  • Fairytales
  • Black Friday
  • Improvisation
  • Mask
  • Script
  • Stimulus

S3 Drama
The S3 Drama Course encourages learners to build upon skills developed in S2 to produce creatively challenging pieces of work. Learners will be able to gain a deeper understanding of the characters they play through both script work and rehearsed improvisation. They will also be given opportunities to use production skills to enhance the work they create.

The units explored in S3 are:

  • Blood Brothers
  • Love Finder (Characterisation unit)
  • Movement and Physical Theatre
  • Macbeth (Production Skills unit)
  • Monologues and Soliloquies
  • Stimulus, Form and Structure


National 5 Drama
The National 5 Drama Course enables learners to develop a range of production skills and skills in presenting drama. Learners also explore form, genre, structure and style of drama.

The units undertaken are:

  • Drama Skills
  • Production Skills

Higher Drama
The Higher Drama Course develops skills in creating and presenting drama. Learners develop and use complex drama skills and production skills to present drama. In addition they will study and analyse both live theatre and text.

The units undertaken are:

  • Drama Skills
  • Production Skills