The Performing Arts is not just a subject but a cross-curricular tool as drama strategies and skills can enhance the study of many different subjects. Performing Arts isn’t just about performing, but it is about discovering and creating ingenious ways of problem-solving, exploring issues and presenting information which is as important in the Maths and Science classroom as it is in the Drama studio.
The Main impact of Performing Arts can be seen in the embedding and accelerating of the social, developmental and interpersonal 5Cs skills. For example, the creative thinking and collaborative skills required during rehearsals can be transferred to all other areas of study from Humanities to Physical Education.
There are many cross-curricular links to the English National Curriculum which states that students need to gain knowledge, skills and understanding associated with the artistic practice of drama. There are close links with many Humanities subjects as we explore a range of philosophical, ethical and sociological issues in a performative context.