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Drama Support

Drama Job Vacancies

Current Drama jobs here.
To advertise your Drama job please contact
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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

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


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Teaching The Welsh Exam Board GCSE Drama Course

Teaching The Welsh Exam Board GCSE Drama Course

Teaching The Welsh Exam Board GCSE Drama Course

This course is a general introduction to the Welsh Exam Board GCSE Drama specification for any teacher who is interested in finding out more about it or in 'making the switch'.

It is led by Pam Wiener, WJEC Subject Officer for GCSE Drama and Performing Arts, and will provide a comprehensive outline of the full specification of their current GCSE Drama Course, guidance regarding it, information about how to become a Centre for it, and also give an outline of what is required for A Level.

There will be an opportunity for Q&A and comprehensive handouts will be available.

Tutor: Pamela Wiener, WJEC Subject Officer for GCSE Drama and Performing Arts.
Date: Friday 30th January 2015: 10am-12.30pm.
Venue:
Diorama Arts Studios, 201 Drummond Street, NW1 3FE.
Non Member Course Fee: £45 -
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Concession fees £30: select from drop menu below.
Or book by Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/teaching-the-welsh-exam-board-gcse-drama-course-tickets-15139731344

GCSE Bitesize Drama GCSE Bitesize Drama (£9.99)
by Andy Kempe
Nelson Thornes
ISBN: 978-1406654387
more info
Order in the Chaos Order in the Chaos E-Book (£33.00 £25.00)
by Danielle MacKenzie
London Drama
ISBN: 978-0-9537986-2-5
more info
Edexcel GCSE Drama Study Guide Edexcel GCSE Drama Study Guide (£15.95)
by Kelly McManus and Andrew Pullen
Rhinegold Education
ISBN: 978-1-906178-80-2
more info

Coming up

Starting Your Professional Development as a Drama Teacher

Hello and Welcome to London and to London Drama!
Each year London Drama welcomes to London all the new students from the PGCE Drama Courses at the London Colleges (plus Reading and Sussex) and all GTP/SCITT/Other drama trainees and puts on a special event for them. London Drama Students' Welcome takes place on Saturday 7th October 2017: 10am-4pm at The Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way WC1h 0AL.
We aim to provide you with useful experiences, resources, ideas and information to equip you on your journey as a successful drama teacher. The day will be practical (of course) and will also provide you with an opportunity to share your ideas, establish networks and gain inspiration from other students.
Non Member Booking at Students' Welcome;
Members Booking (log in needed) at Member Students' Welcome.


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.