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Would drama come under the Talented umbrella at high school?

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morethanpotatoprints Fri 05-Oct-12 13:40:47

Hello, would just like to second EvilTwins point. My dd was on G&T list for music. It is so nice that you don't feel the need to compete with the academic kids. Everyone is good at something. If she is talented I would approach school and ask about the register. I don't mean from the label point of view but the fact it can open doors in terms of awards, scholarships, burseries etc, if she decides to make a career of it.

EvilTwins Thu 27-Sep-12 21:58:10

I teach performing arts, and yes, drama is recognised. In some ways, it's a lovely thing to get recognition for, as it doesn't have to be something only the academic kids do well at. At the moment, I'm doing a fab project with my G&T Yr 9s, which will culminate in a public performance at a local theatre next month.

Niceweather Thu 27-Sep-12 20:31:46

If you do a Google on "School Gifted & Talented Policy" then you will find that Drama is included.

lljkk Thu 27-Sep-12 10:31:11

I know that Dance & Art can be, so perhaps Drama too, why not?

Iamnotminterested Thu 27-Sep-12 09:50:38

Just that really. DD is 4 weeks in to year 7 and has been very highly praised by the drama department - she acts out of school too - and I am wondering if drama is recognised as a subject in this way? BTW I do not expect "Enrichment days" etc for her, see previous threads!


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