Drama for Schools
Our School enrichment programmes are designed to suit each individual school’s needs. The experience is to enhance their learning, skills, knowledge, understanding and well-being. The goal of providing entertainment and enjoyment, while sharpening and fleshing-out student skill sets.
What we offer
Make Drama Part of Your Curriculum
Planning, Preparing and Assessment is about 10% of all teachers timetable. Schools can now hire in one of our specialists to provide cover for that time. We can teach lessons during curriculum time in Drama and Education covering many subjects. We also offer a wide range of preliminary acting diploma classes.
Extra Circular Learning
Our school programmes are a phenomenal extra-curricular learning opportunity for your child. We offer them online and in person, including drama classes, drama clubs, and drama camps. All drama classes include improvisation, storytelling, mime and movement, drama and theatre games and exercises, poetry, devising stories of one’s own, vocal and speech training, speech and drama examination, acting, an in-house end-of-year performance, and more! All camps are a week long and include activities led by the student. All clubs are before school, after school, and on the weekends and are a great opportunity to keep your child engaged in drama either all day or all week long.
Benefits for Schools
Working together in Drama club creates strong bonds amongst students because they are sharing ideas and working together to achieve the same outcome. And through this process they are laughing, learning and growing together week after week after week!
Through creative play, repetition, rehearsing, performing words, movement, and cues strengthen the memory muscle.
The physical movement in drama improves control and balance, coordination and flexibility.
The play-making process of moving from ideas to actions to performing (for each other) teaches students the value of practice and perseverance. With the combination of Drama and Theatre exercises with creative movement students improve their self-control.
Creative drama and Dramatic Play allow students to express an array of emotions. Aggression, tension and anxiety are released in a safe, controlled environment, reducing antisocial behaviours.
Activities and exercises reduce stress by releasing mental, physical and emotional tension.
Encouraging students to take risks in drama class and performing for one another teaches students to trust their ideas and abilities. The confidence gained in drama class applies to school, career and developing life skills.
Students get to pretend and play different characters through vocal expression and through their body language. They get the opportunity to role-play different situations, time periods and cultures. This promotes compassion, tolerance and understanding for other people’s feelings and points
What Teachers Say:
Learning Through Play
Play is one of the main ways in which children learn and develop. It helps to build self worth, self awareness by giving a child a sense of his or her own abilities and to feel good about themselves. … Through this, they can learn essential skills such as problem solving, working with others, sharing and much more
Play is a central ingredient in learning, allowing children to imitate adult behaviors, practice motor skills, process emotional events, and learn much about their world. One thing play is not, is frivolous.
Play-based learning is a type of early childhood education based on child-led and open-ended play. … Play-based learning helps children develop social skills, motivation to learn, and even language and numeracy skills. Taking initiative, focused attention, and curiosity about the world are all a part of play.