Drama Elective Programme

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Drama Elective Programme

Postby btsfangirl_ » Sun Jan 08, 2017 2:35 pm

Hi, I am a student in Sec 2. I am super interested in taking the Drama Elective Programme in Sec 3. Any parents/students have any feedback on this programme? Thank you all!! :dancing:

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Re: Drama Elective Programme

Postby janet88 » Wed Jan 18, 2017 12:39 pm

btsfangirl_ wrote:Hi, I am a student in Sec 2. I am super interested in taking the Drama Elective Programme in Sec 3. Any parents/students have any feedback on this programme? Thank you all!! :dancing:

i'm following your thread and looking forward to feedback too.

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Re: Drama Elective Programme

Postby nansk » Tue Jan 24, 2017 11:35 am

btsfangirl_ wrote:Hi, I am a student in Sec 2. I am super interested in taking the Drama Elective Programme in Sec 3. Any parents/students have any feedback on this programme? Thank you all!! :dancing:

Which school are you in?
I googled the Drama Elective Programme. It appears to be offered only in two JCs. Is it offered in any secondary schools?

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Re: Drama Elective Programme

Postby janet88 » Tue Jan 24, 2017 11:49 am

nansk wrote:
btsfangirl_ wrote:Hi, I am a student in Sec 2. I am super interested in taking the Drama Elective Programme in Sec 3. Any parents/students have any feedback on this programme? Thank you all!! :dancing:

Which school are you in?
I googled the Drama Elective Programme. It appears to be offered only in two JCs. Is it offered in any secondary schools?

chij toa payoh secondary does offer.

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Re: Drama Elective Programme

Postby janet88 » Tue Jan 24, 2017 11:53 am

nansk wrote:
btsfangirl_ wrote:Hi, I am a student in Sec 2. I am super interested in taking the Drama Elective Programme in Sec 3. Any parents/students have any feedback on this programme? Thank you all!! :dancing:

Which school are you in?
I googled the Drama Elective Programme. It appears to be offered only in two JCs. Is it offered in any secondary schools?

http://www.chijsec.edu.sg/departments/arts/drama.
CHIJ Secondary is one of 8 selected schools in that offers drama in the curriculum and drama as an Elective GCE O-Level Exam subject.

this is why i am keen to find out more about this program, although my girl just started sec 1.

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Re: Drama Elective Programme

Postby schweppes » Tue Jan 24, 2017 11:55 am

nansk wrote:
btsfangirl_ wrote:Hi, I am a student in Sec 2. I am super interested in taking the Drama Elective Programme in Sec 3. Any parents/students have any feedback on this programme? Thank you all!! :dancing:

Which school are you in?
I googled the Drama Elective Programme. It appears to be offered only in two JCs. Is it offered in any secondary schools?


yes, offered at selected secondary schools. for example, autonomous schools with a niche in performing arts. DEP is a good course but very time intensive.

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Re: Drama Elective Programme

Postby janet88 » Tue Jan 24, 2017 11:58 am

schweppes wrote:
nansk wrote:
btsfangirl_ wrote:Hi, I am a student in Sec 2. I am super interested in taking the Drama Elective Programme in Sec 3. Any parents/students have any feedback on this programme? Thank you all!! :dancing:

Which school are you in?
I googled the Drama Elective Programme. It appears to be offered only in two JCs. Is it offered in any secondary schools?


yes, offered at selected secondary schools. for example, autonomous schools with a niche in performing arts. DEP is a good course but very time intensive.

yes...any course on top of academics will be time intensive, but if it offers an alternative and the child is able to find her calling in this area, why not?

i like these words 'Drama provides a safe place for experimentation where students learn that failure is only a part of the journey of experimentation and discovery, not the destination'

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Re: Drama Elective Programme

Postby schweppes » Tue Jan 24, 2017 12:06 pm

janet88 wrote:
nansk wrote:
btsfangirl_ wrote:Hi, I am a student in Sec 2. I am super interested in taking the Drama Elective Programme in Sec 3. Any parents/students have any feedback on this programme? Thank you all!! :dancing:

Which school are you in?
I googled the Drama Elective Programme. It appears to be offered only in two JCs. Is it offered in any secondary schools?

http://www.chijsec.edu.sg/departments/arts/drama.
CHIJ Secondary is one of 8 selected schools in that offers drama in the curriculum and drama as an Elective GCE O-Level Exam subject.

this is why i am keen to find out more about this program, although my girl just started sec 1.


It's good to be informed. Just to share that DEP is very time intensive and students are expected to stay back after school hours. It's more than just acting skills and being a "drama-mama".

I know you have voiced your concerns here about long school days and preference for her CCA to be once a week. Just know that if she goes on DEP, then you have to be prepared that she will have to stay back after school for more than 2 times a week. It gets more intensive during the O level year. Because it's an academic subject, there is the added stress level that one needs to score well.

However, if that is her strength and interest, then it is worthwhile considering nurturing her strength as her self-esteem will improve. Because even though it is hard work, her passion and interest is there, so that helps.

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Re: Drama Elective Programme

Postby phtthp » Tue Jan 24, 2017 12:17 pm

nansk wrote:
btsfangirl_ wrote:Hi, I am a student in Sec 2. I am super interested in taking the Drama Elective Programme in Sec 3. Any parents/students have any feedback on this programme? Thank you all!! :dancing:

Which school are you in?
I googled the Drama Elective Programme. It appears to be offered only in two JCs. Is it offered in any secondary schools?

anyone know Which are the two JCs, that offer DEP ? Thanks

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Re: Drama Elective Programme

Postby phtthp » Tue Jan 24, 2017 12:26 pm

Chij Toa Payoh Secondary, is one of the 8 Secondary schools, that offer Drama, as an O level subject :

http://www.chijsec.edu.sg/departments/arts/drama

St Margaret, St Anthony Cannosian, CHIJ Katong Convent Sec, also offer

http://m.todayonline.com/singapore/new- ... al-flavour

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