Head of the Drama Department: Mr Walsh

Email: Nathan.Walsh@cncs.school


Our Drama and Theatre curriculum is designed to provide students with practical skills that engage creative and innovative thinking. Through the subjects of Drama, students are able to build a variety of positive skills, including confidence, communication skills and problem solving.  It provides learners with a wide variety of transferable skills and career paths that link closely with other curriculum areas and employers. This practical subject allows students to express themselves in an artistic and creative way whilst studying in an academic environment. The students are inspired to develop a passion for the arts through practical and theoretical exploration of theatre and literature.

Our curriculum encourages success for all students, through our inclusive approach to learning. As this subject requires a combination of practical and written communication, it effectively suits the needs of all learners, with a curriculum that enthuses creativity through a passion of the performing arts. This exciting subject drives students to use their best gifts through a pathway of success, to achieve their full potential to prove that we are all made for greatness.

Extra Curricular

In addition to our exciting and practical curriculum we also have lots of extra curricular projects for students to get involved with beyond lesson time. Opportunities are further enhanced through booster sessions, visiting artists, trips and events.

Recent activities include:

  • Visit to Leicester Curve Theatre to see The Railway Children
  • Visit to De Montfort Hall to see Blood Brothers
  • Visit to The Belgrade Theatre to see Spamalot
  • Visit to Warwick Arts Centre to see Frantic Assembly and Knee High
  • Visit to William Shakespeare’s Globe
  • Performance with Highly Sprung at The Belgrade Theatre
  • School Performance of High School Musical
  • Upcoming event of Footloose the Musical
  • School Showcase for Music and Drama
  • Christmas Carol Concerts
  • Choir performances in local locations
  • Peripatetic Concert
  • Peripatetic Music Lessons





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