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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.

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Using Drama Within Science and Maths Lessons

Using Drama Within Science and Maths Lessons

Using Drama Within Science and Maths Lessons

This practical course is mainly intended for class teachers of the Primary age range but key stage 3 drama teachers may gain ideas that could influence their maths and science teaching colleagues.

Talk is important to clarify and deepen concepts and drama can provide opportunities for this in short activities or a complete focused lesson.

You will experience many of the practical techniques used in Primary drama lessons and give them a context within science and maths.

Problem solving through physical games, talk in pairs, hot seating and role-play will extend maths and science concepts. Pupils can revisit their drama to analyse the special subject vocabulary and skills they have used. Teachers can take this time to evaluate their pupils’ knowledge.

Carol Olivier is an experienced Primary teacher, recently enjoying being a classroom teacher in key stage 1 after long management experience. She has used her specialist drama teaching skills through all the curriculum areas and full age range of the primary school.

Venue: The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (map)

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No Royal Road to Geometry No Royal Road to Geometry (£15.00)
by Geoff Faux & Eileen Pennington
Education Initiatives
ISBN: 978-0953703104
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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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Into the Enchanted Forest: Drama, Language &  Science in Primary Schools Into the Enchanted Forest: Drama, Language & Science in Primary Schools (£14.99)
by Avril Brock (Editor)
Trentham Books
ISBN: 9781858561325
more info

Coming up

Teaching Devising with Complicite

Saturday 20th January 2018: 10am-5pm
Led by Complicite.
Venue: TBC

Complicite's Teaching Devising workshop offers new ideas, methods and tools for teachers to take back to their classrooms to inspire students to take ownership of new and more exciting approaches to telling stories.
More info and Non Member Booking at Teaching Devising
Members Booking (log in needed) at Teaching Devising (Members).


Drama Now! Conference 2018

Thursday 5th March & Friday 6th April 2018
Venue: Goldsmiths, University of London

Early Bird Booking is now available for London Drama's next two day non-residential Conference.
More info and Non Member Booking at Drama Now Conference
Members Booking (log in needed) at Drama Now Conference (members)
Concession NM Booking at Conference (NM Concessions)
Member concessions at Conference (Member Concessions)


Surveys

Drama Networks 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.