During the Primary years, Drama appears on the timetable as a double period of 80 minutes. The children first encounter Drama as a separate subject discipline , in Year 2 (6 years of age).
During Years 2-4, Drama is in a group of 3 subjects which rotate every 13 weeks:
Term 1, Term 2, Term 3 : Drama, Art , Design Technology
Term 1, Term 2, Term 3: Art, Design Technology, Drama
Term 1, Term 2, Term 3: Design Technology, Drama , Art
In Years 5 and 6, childrens exposure to the subject is further increased by making just one rotation , for a larger group of subjects:
First half of the school year : Drama , Art
Second half of the school year: Music, Design Technology
First half of the school year: Music, Design Technology
Second half of the school year: Drama , Art
As students enter the Secondary School in Year 7, they will then have drama as a full course subject for 80 minutes per week, throughout the year.