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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

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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!

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Conference

    Drama Now! Conference 2018! 

   Drama and the Crunch

Thursday 5th and Friday 6th April 2018
at Goldsmiths, University of London

London Drama's non-residential two day Workshop-Conference: Drama Now! ~ and the Way Ahead 2018, titled Drama and the Crunch will take place on Thursday 5th April and Friday 6th April 2018 at Goldsmiths University of London, New Cross in partnership with Goldsmiths Centre for Arts and Learning (CAL) and the Department of Theatre and Performance.

The aim of our Conference is to inspire you by bringing together a diverse range of Drama, Theatre and Performing Arts teachers and practitioners, who are currently involved in the field of education, from London and beyond in order to enable links and put you in touch with one another to share current projects and practice.

The Conference will provide you with an experience of:

  • A Keynote speech;
  • Five practical workshops led by Drama and Theatre practitioners including one by RSC;
  • Two opportunities to present a paper or make a presentation about YOUR work;
  • A performance by Rewrite Youth Theatre;
  • A “marketplace” of opportunities and support through Drama/Theatre organisations in London;
  • A wide range of resources via London Drama Bookstall.
  • Great opportunities to collaborate and network with Drama colleagues;
  • Be stimulated, challenged, supported and inspired!

The papers and presentations slots will give you the opportunity to share your work with other drama teachers and practitioners. N.B.This option is only available to people who have booked and paid for attendance at the Conference. Reserve your presentation/paper session here.

It will be an exciting and very rich drama experience which should also provide you with loads of new ideas and new materials to try out with your classes.

If you have attended any previous London Drama conference there is a further 10%discount on all the above discounts! Discounts on discounts on discounts!
How easy can we make it? Book now at Non Member Early Bird rates here!
Non Member Early Bird Concessions book here.
Early Bird Members here; Member Concessions here. [Log in required]

Coming up

Sticks and Stones: Tackling Bullying Through Drama

Saturday 4th November: 10am-3.30pm
Led by Andy Kempe.
Venue: Goldsmiths, University of London, New Cross

This practical course will consider how to plan meaningful drama experiences that focus on bullying and its consequences. A wide range of activities and approaches will be employed and suggestions of suitable texts offered. The course will be of value to both primary and secondary school teachers.
Non Member Booking at Bullying & Drama
Members Booking (log in needed) at Bullying & Drama (Members).


London Drama Exam Board Courses Review

Saturday 11th November: 10am-2pm
Venue: Goldsmiths, University of London, New Cross

This course takes the form of a meeting with officers from AQA, Edexcel, and Eduqas.
This is an opportunity for the boards to share with you an update of how the first year of the new specification has gone. The speakers will address this subject initially for GCSE and then there will be board specific break out groups for more detailed Q and A afterwards. The model repeats for A level afterwards.
Non Member Booking at Exam Boards
Members Booking (log in needed) at Exam Boards (Members).


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


Mapping Drama Practice
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Organisations

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.