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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

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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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Drama Play £19.99

Drama Play

Drama Play £19.99

Looking for effective ways to implement the curriculum creatively? Helping you to plan and deliver drama as a key tool for improving literacy, this book is packed with "read it and run with it" activities. These show how to use stories in combination with basic drama techniques to raise standards in reading, writing, speaking and listening. Illustrated in colour, it: exploits children's love of good stories and role-play in order to make learning fun; provides clear and easy-to-use activities that will enhance understanding of basic drama techniques for teachers and children; includes a checklist to help senior managers assess the whole-school impact of these activities; and offers templates for easy planning.

Fun and accessible, this book is essential for teachers and support staff in foundation settings and key stage one classrooms. It shows you how to incorporate key texts into your teaching in a creative and enjoyable way.

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Drama Lessons for 5-11 Year Olds Drama Lessons for 5-11 Year Olds (£19.99)
by Judith Ackroyd and Jo Boulton
David Fulton
ISBN: 1-85346-739-1
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Beginning Drama 4-11 (3rd Edition) Beginning Drama 4-11 (3rd Edition) (£21.99)
by Joe Winston and Miles Tandy
David Fulton
ISBN: 978-0-415-47583-9
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Drama For Learning: Mantle of the Expert Approach Drama For Learning: Mantle of the Expert Approach (£29.50)
by Dorothy Heathcote
Heinemann USA
ISBN 978-0-435-08643-5
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Coming up


Drama Games & Ideas Swapshop

Led by LD Team & Yourselves!
Bring one or more of the drama games or ideas you use with your class groups or Drama Club - share it with others - and take away loads more!
Tuesday 2nd December 2014: 6.30-8.30pm
Venue: Royal Central School of Speech and Drama NW3 3HY.
More info and to book at Swapshop.


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Drama Now! Diamond Jubilee Conference.

Yes! London Drama is SIXTY next year! Come and celebrate our Diamond Jubilee! Book now at hugely discounted Bright & Early Bird rates for our non-residential Drama Conference on 16th & 17th April 2014 at Goldsmiths, University of London! A fantastic annual event that will energise, stimulate and inspire you!
Bright & Early Bird booking zone ends 30th November 2014.
More info and Non Member Booking here; NM Concessions here.
More info and discounted Member Booking here: Concession Members here.


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.