Drama at Bradford Forster Academy
Through teaching with excellence and modelling exemplary behaviour, the Drama department strives to challenge, motivate, and inspire greatness in our students enabling them to become outstanding and ambitious for themselves. Pupils are taught skills which empower them to work confidently and collaboratively with others to create, develop, perform, and evaluate drama that explores a range of stimuli, themes and play texts. We passionately believe that Drama plays a key role in the personal development of our students and that the skills learned can be applied across the curriculum and in students’ lives beyond school. We aim to develop the cultural capital of our students through practical explorations of contemporary ideas and issues in a safe, secure, and supportive learning environment.
In partnership with our strong Christian foundations and high-quality teaching and learning practice, Drama at Bradford Forster Academy encourages students to become:
Drama is sequenced to allow students to build their knowledge and skills over time by:
Drama provides students with opportunities for them to develop the habits and skills needed to succeed in life during and after BFA by:
In achieving this, we endeavour to support our students in breaking through limited horizons and becoming confident, effective, and employable citizens within the context of the local community of BD4, Bradford and beyond.