London Drama News

Help London Drama by shopping online!

As a charity London Drama has recently joined Give As You Live, a campaign to benefit charities by encouraging people to shop online.

Shop with your favourite stores and they'll donate to London Drama - all without charging you a penny more. From John Lewis to Expedia, you can compare thousands of products and brands that will all raise money for any UK cause and get the best deal online. Get started raising money for London Drama today. Find out more on the video below - select Full Screen icon to view properly.

Please sign up for London Drama's Give as you Live campaign at Give As You LIve. Many thanks!


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. 
Find out more


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


Visit us on Facebook and Twitter

Twitter


Supporting Language and Literacy 3-8 £21.99

Supporting Language and Literacy 3-8

Supporting Language and Literacy 3-8 £21.99

This second edition has been written to help assistants in nursery and Key Stage One classrooms to focus on how children learn language and literacy skills in different contexts.

It covers the language and literacy curriculum from the Early Learning Goals to the Key Stage One statutory assessments, and includes reference to the Foundation Stage guidelines, the National Curriculum, the National Literacy Strategy (NLS) and the Additional Literacy Support (ALS).

Photocopiable sheets provide opportunities for the reader to engage in reflective and interactive activities throughout the book and optional extension tasks are provided for group training. This is an ideal handbook for trainers and trainees on Teaching Assistant, BTEC and NNEB courses.

Quantity?

(7 remaining)

Teaching Language & Literacy in the Early Years (2nd Edition) Teaching Language & Literacy in the Early Years (2nd Edition) (£18.99)
by Diane Goodwin & Margaret Perkins
David Fulton
ISBN: 978-1-85346-867-4
more info
Teaching the Primary Curriculum for Constructive Learning Teaching the Primary Curriculum for Constructive Learning (£22.99)
by Michael Liitledyke & Laura Huxford
David Fulton
ISBN: 1-85346-515-1
more info
Teaching Literacy Through Drama Teaching Literacy Through Drama (£40.00)
by Patrice Baldwin
Routledge Falmer
ISBN: 978-0415255783
more info

Coming up

logo

Drama Now! Diamond Jubilee Conference.

Yes! London Drama is SIXTY next year! Come and celebrate our Diamond Jubilee! Book now at hugely discounted 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!
Early Bird booking zone ends 31st January 2015.
More info and Non Member Booking here; NM Concessions here.
More info and discounted Member Booking here: Concession Members here.


wjec

Introducing the Welsh Exam Board's Drama GCSE Course.

Friday 30th January 2015: 10am-12.30pm
Led by Pamela Wiener, WJEC GCSE Drama Subject Officer.
Venue: Diorama Arts Studios, 201 Drummond Street, NW1 3FE

Thinking of switching? Come and get authentic and comprehensive information about the WJEC Drama GCSE spec. via this half day session led by Pamela Wiener which has been arranged especially for London Drama.
More info and Non Member Booking here;
Discounted Member Booking 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
Take the Survey of Drama Practice: it will only take a minute


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.