Drama Strategies

These 21 Drama Strategies (aka drama techniques or drama conventions) can be used to explore virtually any theme.

Drama Games

Games for breaking the ice, physical warm-ups, group dynamics and creativity.

Mini Downloads

A range of short downloadable resources providing guidelines, tips and information about a particular area of drama

Drama Lessons

Below is a selection of drama lessons and units for primary-aged students, key stage one and two.



Anti-Bullying Drama Unit

Drama is well-placed as a means to highlight and explore bullying issues, giving pupils the opportunity to try out anti-bullying strategies for themselves. Below are two
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This wonderful book by Janet and Allan Ahlberg is still being enjoyed by children more than thirty years after its original publication in 1980 and there
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The Gruffalo

Drama Lessons for Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1 based on The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson (Macmillan 1999). Learning objectives (linked to objectives from the Primary Framework for
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The Tiger Child - Drama Lesson for Key Stage 1 and Reception

The Tiger Child – Drama Lesson for Key Stage 1 and Reception

A range of drama and storytelling activities for reception and key stage 1 based on a traditional Indian folk-tale.
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World War Two Evacuees

KEY STAGE 2 (7-11 years) This drama unit links to QCA History Unit 9: What was it like for children in the Second World War? and
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