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Drama Stage 2
Subject outline

Version 4.0 - For teaching in 2024.
Accredited in June 2019 for teaching at Stage 2 from 2021. 

Stage 2 | Subject outline | Capabilities | Ethical understanding

Ethical understanding

In this subject students extend and apply their ethical understanding capability by, for example:  

  • considering the role that drama plays in representing and shaping cultural identities and issues, such as the refugee experience 
  • exploring and analysing drama as an avenue for socio-political change 
  • understanding moral and legal issues related to the performing arts, such as respecting the intellectual property rights of playwrights and film-makers 
  • considering ethical strategies in relation to access, inclusivity, and equity in drama 
  • respecting the rights of individuals with regards to their personal values about subject matter, movements, space, physical contact, and communication style.