This incredibly popular one-day drama CPD course immerses you in ideas to use in the primary school classroom or drama club. The focus is on the use of drama strategies to support the primary curriculum, including still images, teacher in role, hot-seating, ten-second objects, thought-tracking and much more. Participants have the opportunity to work with drama expert David Farmer, to discuss common issues with colleagues and devise solutions to put into practice.
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Wednesday 8th February, London.
Drama strategies – also known as drama techniques or drama conventions – are the everyday tools of the drama teacher. They help to develop enquiry skills, to encourage negotiation, understanding and creativity. They can enhance performance skills such as character development and storytelling and be used across the curriculum to actively involve students in their own learning.
Mini Downloads are short downloadable resources providing guidelines, tips and information about a particular area of drama. They are ideal for planning and inspiration and can be downloaded to your computer in just a few minutes.
I’m a freelance writer, theatre director and drama consultant. I deliver training for schools, arts organisations, language schools and conferences across the UK and internationally. I’m currently developing an Erasmus+ project for Portuguese schools in April 2017. Read more…