Whangaparaoa College Whangaparaoa College

Level 1 Drama Half Course

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: 27960497

Recommended Prior Learning

Learners need to be aware that literacy skills are important in this subject, as well as performing in front of others in a group.

This course will give learners an experience of Drama and physical activity within a creative performance environment. We will focus on understanding drama and building confidence and creativity. This is a fun course where learners' will increase their confidence and build skills that will help them with all future endeavours.

Learners will be given the opportunity to work on a NCEA Drama standard.

Learning Areas:

Arts (Performing), Half Courses, Wellbeing

Assessment Information

Please note that the standard credit totals displayed below as well as the standard descriptions are subject to change before the start of 2024 due to the upcoming NCEA Level 1 changes.

Career Pathways

Diversional and Recreational Therapist, Actor, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Artistic Director, Film and Video Editor, Sound Technician, Author, Dancer, Entertainer, Film/Television Camera Operator, Make-up Artist, Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Radio Presenter, Early Childhood Teacher, Media Producer, Production Assistant (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Horse Trainer, Model, Nanny/Child Carer, Private Teacher/Tutor

Course Costs and Equipment

$40 Course fee – covers the cost of a workshop and resources
A device
1B5 book


Although we aim to enable every learner to have the course that they prefer,  limited places or learning requirements may restrict learners' choices.