Inspirational Drama in the Primary School, 10 October

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Date(s) - Thu, 10 Oct 2019
10:30 am - 4:30 pm

St Andrew's Church Hall



St Andrew’s Church Hall, Short Street, London SE1 8LJ
Thursday 10th October 2019
Course Tutor: David Farmer

We now offer three one-day courses about drama teaching with primary students (5-11 years). Find out more


David Farmer delivers a new course comprising exciting lesson plans suitable for KS2 taken from his forthcoming book Drop Of A Hat Drama. The lessons deal with a range of subjects across the curriculum and the approaches can be applied to many topics. As well as practical and interactive demonstrations we provide detailed lesson plans and resources to take away. The course is suitable for teachers and practitioners to use in the primary school classroom/drama club with or without previous drama teaching experience.

  • Topics include: Easy approaches to The Tempest, Dramatising stories – The Shepherd and the Stone, Pupil presentations – YouTubers, Poetry – The Magic Box and more.
  • Includes full notes and lesson plans so that you can concentrate on participating in the activities
  • Attendance Certificate presented

What they said about this course:

‘I found the whole day incredibly useful and engaging. The YouTuber section was really helpful and relevant to my class.’ – Chloë Thompson, July 2019.

‘David is full of great ideas and engages and asks questions to scaffold and develop his approaches alongside other peoples’ suggestions.’– Gemma Robinson, July 2019.

‘Great session on informed/educated use of drama in the classroom.’ – Muneeb ur Rehman, July 2019.

‘Can’t wait to try some of the activities with my students in September. Thank you!’ – Ana Rebelo, July 2019.

‘Extremely high quality as always!’ – Al Kerr, July 2019.

Time is allocated to discussing and developing the drama activities and we will share these afterwards via DropBox and a private Facebook group.

  • Includes FULL notes and lesson plans so that you can concentrate on participating in the activities
  • Attendance Certificate presented

Enquiries: Please email David Farmer or telephone +44 (0)797 321 7876.

Booking Details

The standard fee is £225 per participant. Other ticket types are sometimes available (see booking form below). 10% discount available when booking more than one course or for additional colleagues from the same organisation.

NB Please complete the online booking form below with your purchase order or payment. An official invoice will be dispatched and payment can be made by cheque, bank payment or using the Buy Now button below. For explanation of ticket types please scroll down to booking form. We now offer Payment Plans if you prefer to pay weekly or monthly to suit your circumstances. Please fill in the booking form and select the Payment Plan option and we will send you details or contact us here.

What to bring

Comfortable clothing to move in. Light refreshments are included and at lunchtime we usually walk a few minutes to eat a delicious lunch at a nearby venue (lunch not included).

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Booking Form

Ticket Type Price Spaces
VIP Ticket
Includes: (1) Standard course booking (2) Signed copy of four of David Farmer's drama books. If you are based in the UK these will be mailed out free of charge prior to the course (following payment). Visitors from outside the UK will receive their copies on the day of the course.
Standard Ticket
Standard course booking for participants from schools or other organisations.
Freelancer Ticket
Limited number - for freelance practitioners who are not employed full-time by a school or other organisation and are paying for their own place.
Concession Ticket
Limited number - available to people currently unemployed or in full-time education.

Even if more than one person will be attending from your organisation please enter the details of just one participant in the following section. You may enter further information in the final section of the form.

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