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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 Evening Courses

Here you can see what you've missed! These are all recent Evening 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 great course! See what we have got for you here.

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Staging in Schools: an aesthetic transforming space, actor and audience Staging in Schools: an aesthetic transforming space, actor and audience
Masterclass and Show with Theatre Centre
Thursday 3 October 2013: 5-7pm and 7.30pm
The Greenwich Theatre SE10 8ES
more info
Who Needs AFL When We Have Got Drama? Who Needs AFL When We Have Got Drama? (£50.00)
led by Amanda Kipling
Wednesday 26 February 2014: 6.30-8.30pm
Venue: The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
more info
Drama Now! 2014 Conference Follow Up Drama Now! 2014 Conference Follow Up (£40.00 £28.00)
led by LD Team and Yourselves!
Tuesday 3rd June 2014
6.30-8.30pm
Venue: TBC
more info
Henna Night by Amy Rosenthal Henna Night by Amy Rosenthal
Friday 13th June 2014: 7.30pm
The New Diorama Theatre NW1 3BF
more info
The Making of The Muddy Choir The Making of The Muddy Choir
CPD Session and Show with Theatre Centre
Wednesday 24 September 2014: 5-7pm and 7.30pm
The Greenwich Theatre SE10 8ES
more info
Stig of the Dump as a Drama Teaching Resource Stig of the Dump as a Drama Teaching Resource (£50.00)
led by Amanda Kipling
Wednesday 30th November 2016: 6.30-8.30pm
Venue: Goldsmiths, University of London
more info
Questioning in Drama (Concessions) Questioning in Drama (Concessions) (£50.00 £30.00)
led by Amanda Kipling
Thursday 3rd December 2015: 6.30-8.30pm
Venue: Royal Central School of Speech & Drama NW3 3HY
more info
Questioning in Drama Questioning in Drama (£50.00)
led by Amanda Kipling
Tuesday 6th December 2016: 6.30-8.30pm
Venue: Royal Central School of Speech & Drama NW3 3HY
more info
Dorothy Heathcote's Teaching in Role Dorothy Heathcote's Teaching in Role
led by Chris Lawrence & the LD Team
on Tuesday 24 June 2014; 6.30-8.30pm
Venue: Central School of Speech and Drama
more info
Using Drama Within Science and Maths Lessons Using Drama Within Science and Maths Lessons
led by Carol Olivier
Tuesday 12 November 2013: 6.30-8.30pm
Venue: The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
more info
Using Drama Within Science and Maths Lessons (St. Mary's College only) Using Drama Within Science and Maths Lessons (St. Mary's College only)
led by Carol Olivier
Tuesday 12 November 2013: 6.30-8.30pm
Venue: The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
more info
Drama Games & Ideas Swapshop Drama Games & Ideas Swapshop
a FREE event led by London Drama Team & Yourselves!
Tuesday 26 November 2013: 6.30-8.30pm
Venue: The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
more info
Humanities Through Drama: Harnessing the Power of Play Humanities Through Drama: Harnessing the Power of Play
led by Carol Olivier and Amanda Kipling
Tuesday 4 March 2014: 6.30-8.30pm
Venue: The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
more info
Humanities Through Drama: Harnessing the Power of Play (St. Mary's College Only) Humanities Through Drama: Harnessing the Power of Play (St. Mary's College Only)
led by Carol Olivier and Amanda Kipling
Tuesday 4 March 2014: 6.30-8.30pm
Venue: The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
more info
Humanities Through Drama: Harnessing the Power of Play (Goldsmiths Only) Humanities Through Drama: Harnessing the Power of Play (Goldsmiths Only)
led by Carol Olivier and Amanda Kipling
Tuesday 4 March 2014: 6.30-8.30pm
Venue: The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
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
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GCSE Drama Take Up Survey
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Courses Survey
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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.