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Borough Drama

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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


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Recent Day Courses (Members)

Here you can see what you've missed! These are all recent Day Courses that we have run with their course descriptions and tutor information.

Photos from the London Drama Students' Welcome can be accessed here.

Don't miss another good course! Go here to see what we have got for you.

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Creative Storytelling by Animating Objects (Members) Creative Storytelling by Animating Objects (Members) (£85.00 £70.00)
led by Tim Webb
Saturday 22 May 2010
Venue: Unicorn Theatre
more info
London Drama Students' Welcome 2010 (Members) London Drama Students' Welcome 2010 (Members)
led by PGCE Drama Tutors
Saturday 25 September 2010
9.30am to 3.30pm
at The Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way WC1H 0AL
more info
Shared Experience Workshop (Members) Shared Experience Workshop (Members) (£85.00 £70.00)
led by Polly Teale, Joint Artistic Director
Saturday 12 March 2011; 10am-4pm
Venue: Oval House Theatre, Kennington Oval, SE11 5SW
more info
London Drama Students' Welcome 2012 (Members) London Drama Students' Welcome 2012 (Members) (£12.00 £8.00)
led by PGCE Drama Tutors
Saturday 22 September 2012
9.30am to 3.30pm
Venue: Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way WC1H 0AL
more info
Stage Fighting (Members) Stage Fighting (Members)
led by Simon Flowerdew
Saturday 1 March 2014: 2-5pm
Diorama Arts Studios, 201 Drummond Street, London NW1
more info
London Drama Students' Welcome 2014 (Members) London Drama Students' Welcome 2014 (Members)
led by PGCE Drama Tutors
Saturday 11 October 2014
10am to 3.30pm
Venue: Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way WC1H 0AL
more info
The Cardboard Citizens Experience (Members) The Cardboard Citizens Experience (Members)
led by Terry O'Leary
Saturday 4 July2015
Venue: Diorama Arts Studios, 201 Drummond Street, NW1 3FE
more info
Le Jeu, the physical actor and the ensemble (Members) Le Jeu, the physical actor and the ensemble (Members) (£85.00 £75.00)
led by Ana Brothers
Saturday 3 October 2015
Jerwood Space, 171 Union Street, SE1 0LN
more info
London Drama Students' Welcome 2015 (Members) London Drama Students' Welcome 2015 (Members) (£10.00 £5.00)
led by PGCE Drama Tutors
Saturday 10 October 2015
10am to 3.30pm
Venue: Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way WC1H 0AL
more info
Physical Theatre with Frantic Assembly  (Members) Physical Theatre with Frantic Assembly (Members) (£85.00 £75.00)
Leader: Steve Kirkham
Saturday 12 December 2015: 10am-3.30pm
Diorama Arts Studios, 201 Drummond Street, London NW1
more info

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
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
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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.