Drama Strategies

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

Drama Units

Four drama units for primary-aged children exploring themes and well-known stories.

Mini Downloads

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

Mini Downloads

These short downloadable resources are ideal for planning and inspiration and can be downloaded to your computer in just a few minutes.

Download this complete drama unit including such activities as Meet a Creature, Sounds of the Forest, Exploring the Woods, Funny Faces, Gruffalo’s Footsteps and Meet the Mouse. Read More >>

Three full-length practical sessions introducing the work of the Brazilian theatre who revolutionised theatre, covering the concepts of Image Theatre, Forum Theatre and Theatre of the Oppressed. Read More >>

This PDF covers the background to the Italian improvised theatre of the 16th to 17th centuries and shows how it influences theatre and TV today. Activities include Status Gap, Master and Servant, Character Body Parts, Throw Your Face, Grammelot and Lazzi. Read More >>

This popular drama unit uses a range of media, drama strategies and a fictional story to explore the experience of World War Two evacuees. The material can be extended over several sessions. Read More >>

Drama Units

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
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Funnybones

This wonderful book by Janet and Allan Ahlberg is still being enjoyed by children more than thirty years after its
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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
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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
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