​Children in Prep to Year Six at St. Dympna's, engage in dramatic play during their weekly Drama lessons, lasting 40 minutes.

Drama uses voice, movement, language, and ideas to explore role, character, relationship and situation.

It aims to develop:

  • confidence and self-esteem to explore, depict and celebrate human experience, take risks and extend their own creativity through drama; 
  • knowledge and understanding in controlling, applying and analysing the elements, skills, processes, forms, styles and techniques of drama to engage audiences and create meaning; and 
  • a sense of curiosity, aesthetic knowledge, enjoyment and achievement through exploring and playing roles, imagining situations, actions and ideas as drama makers and audiences.