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Drama Stage 1
Subject outline

Version 2.0 - For teaching in 2022.
Accredited in June 2019 for teaching at Stage 1 from 2020. 

Stage 1 | Subject outline | Performance standards

Performance standards

Stage 1 performance standards for Drama can be viewed below. You can also download in Word format [DOC 256KB].

To learn more about what performance standards are, how they are used, and other general information, see performance standards and grades

  Understanding and Exploration Critical and Creative Thinking Creative Application
A

UE1
Focused and astute understanding and exploration of dramatic roles, conventions, and processes.

UE2
Highly detailed and in-depth understanding and exploration of dramatic ideas, texts, styles, and/or innovations.

CCT1
Highly creative thinking and experimentation in the development of dramatic ideas.
 
CCT2
Perceptive analysis and evaluation of dramatic ideas, products, and technologies.

CA1
Highly creative and proficient application of dramatic skills. 

CA2
Focused and sustained collaborative application of dramatic ideas and processes to realise outcomes. 

B

UE1
Thorough understanding and exploration of dramatic roles, conventions, and processes. 

UE2
Detailed understanding and exploration of dramatic ideas, texts, styles, and/or innovations. 

CCT1
Creative thinking and experimentation in the development of dramatic ideas. 

CCT2
Comprehensive analysis and evaluation of dramatic ideas, products, and technologies.

CA1
Creative and capable application of dramatic skills. 

CA2
Focused collaborative application of dramatic ideas and processes to realise outcomes.

C

UE1
Competent understanding and exploration of dramatic roles, conventions, and processes. 

UE2
Considered understanding and exploration of dramatic ideas, texts, styles, and/or innovations. 

CCT1
Generally creative thinking and experimentation in the development of dramatic ideas. 

CCT2
Analysis and evaluation of dramatic ideas, products, and technologies.

CA1
Generally competent application of dramatic skills. 

CA2
Generally focused collaborative application of dramatic ideas and processes to realise outcomes. 

D

UE1
Some understanding and exploration of dramatic roles, conventions, and processes. 

UE2
Attempted understanding and exploration of dramatic ideas, texts, styles, and/or innovations. 

CCT1
Attempted creative thinking and experimentation in the development of dramatic ideas. 

CCT2
Some general reflection on dramatic ideas, products, and technologies.

CA1
Partial application of dramatic skills. 

CA2
Some focused collaborative application of dramatic ideas and processes to realise outcomes.

E

UE1
Limited understanding and exploration of dramatic roles, conventions, and processes. 

UE2
Limited understanding and exploration of dramatic ideas, texts, styles, and/or innovations. 

CCT1
Limited thinking and experimentation in the development of dramatic ideas. 

CCT2
Limited reflection on dramatic ideas, products, and technologies. 

CA1
Limited application of dramatic skills. 

CA2
Limited collaborative application of dramatic ideas and processes to realise outcomes.