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Drama Support

Borough Drama

Is your borough organised for Drama? Does it provide INSET or CPD courses? London Drama can support the development of initiatives and programmes for drama in boroughs. Please contact us if you would like more information. 
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School Support

If your school would like to develop drama training please contact us. We will advise on or provide active resourcing.


Youth Theatres

Get Into Theatre helps you find out about career opportunities, work experience, training and much more.


Publications

Order

 

Order in the Chaos
by Danielle Mackenzie

This new practical resource book by Danielle Mackenzie published by London Drama provides teachers with seven exciting units of work and materials designed for the GCSE Edexcel Drama Examintion, New Specification, helping to organise "Order" in all that potential "Chaos".

Published as a downloadable E-Book.

More info and download here


London Drama Members!

Get 5% discount on all London Drama books at LD Books. (Log in required.) Applies also to members of National Drama and English Speaking Board. Find out more


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About Our Drama Courses

London Drama courses

We run courses by leading edge practitioners in order to inspire and resource you. Our programme is arranged not just once a year but all the year round as we feel that support needs to be ongoing and consistent. 

To meet all needs we arrange a programme of Day Workshops and a programme of shorter Evening Courses throughout the year.

We run Day Courses led by Key National Practitioners using Process Drama to develop and explore key social learning topics
       - in their own right as creative learning
       - relevant to Citizenship/PHSE

We also run Day Courses led by Ensemble and Physical Theatre Companies like Shared Experience, Complicite, Improbable, Oily Cart etc., to inspire and stimulate you at your level. You can then adapt the approach to your students - or a theatre group you work with.

Our evening class courses cover curriculum development areas and updates both primary and secondary. These courses are run by members with current, direct classroom experience, providing our membership and drama teachers generally with the benefit of their experience and wisdom.

All our courses are at discounted rates to our Members. The programmes we run reflect the full range of drama activity:

Primary    Secondary    SEN    EAL    Post 16.

We are always open to suggestions for new courses so that we can meet your drama/theatre needs more precisely. Please Contact Us with your suggestions for a course or workshop or to offer to run an Evening Course for us.

For a free downloadable PDF file of one of our recent workshops click this link to Trestle Mask photos.

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Coming up


Starting Your Professional Career as a Drama Teacher

Led by Drama Tutors
London Drama extends a welcome to all new PGCE Drama students by our annual drama event. Three practical drama workshops giving you loads of ideas, starters and schemes of work! Network with other PGCE Drama students! Not to be missed!
Saturday 11th October 2014: 10am-3.30pm
Venue: Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, WC1H 0AL.
More info and to book at Students Welcome.


The Making of The Muddy Choir

Theatre Centre in partnership with London Drama invites you to a CPD session around the making of a show for young people: The Muddy Choir by Jessie Briton.
Wednesday 24 September at Greenwich Theatre.
CPD session: 5pm; show: 7.30pm.
More info and to book at The Muddy Choir.


Surveys

 

Drama Networks Survey

Are you in an active local network for drama teachers? Would you like to be? Take the LD Drama Network Survey here.


GCSE Drama Take Up Survey

Has EBacc undermined GCSE Drama take up? Take the survey here.


Courses Survey

We are always keen to hear what courses we can run for you. Please take our Courses survey here.


Mapping Drama Practice

Take the Survey of Drama Practice: it will only take a minute


Organisations

STEP

STEP is a borough-wide partnership linking the theatre community and education and youth sector in the London Borough of Southwark.
STEP aims to equalise, extend and deepen the theatre and drama experience of all young people living in Southwark through the development of strategic partnerships between schools, youth and community groups and theatres and performing arts organisations.
STEP's objective is to work closely with Southwark schools, youth and community groups and theatres and performing arts organisations to develop creative approaches to learning and provide innovative projects which stimulate children and young people's personal development and contribute to their educational attainment.

Find out more here.