New dates for Summer and Autumn 2019

SECONDARY

A wide range of secondary workshops are available for schools interested in supporting areas of both curriculum delivery and extra curricular activity. All workshops are planned and delivered by highly experienced subject experts.

FURTHER EDUCATION

With extensive experience in design and delivery of a range of training packages for teachers, our staff are well placed to offer a range of workshops both in individual school settings, partnership clusters and training venues.

PRIMARY

A wide range of primary workshops are available for schools interested in supporting areas of both curriculum delivery and extra curricular activity. All workshops are planned and delivered by highly experienced subject experts.

Workshops for Secondary

 

At Key Stage 3 workshops are available in all of the following areas:

  • Developing Physical Theatre Skills

  • Developing Commedia Skills

  • Introduction to Stanislavski

  • Introduction to Brecht

  • From Page to Stage – text specific exploration

  • Developing performance skills

  • Analysing the social historical cultural context of a play

At Key Stage 4 workshops are available in all of the above including the following additional topics:

  • Evaluating live performance – a system for analysis

  • Developing your devising skills

  • Staging the text to explore the subtext

  • Introduction to Peter Brook

  • Introduction to Antonin Artaud

Key Stage 5 workshops available on a range of practitioners and texts to suit the choice of exam specification.

 

 
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Practical workshops for teachers of all key stages

 

With extensive experience in design and delivery of a range of training packages for teachers, our staff are well placed to offer a range of workshops both in individual school settings, partnership clusters and training venues.

Workshops are available on a number of aspects of Drama and Performing Arts teaching offered either in specific relation to an aspect of a qualification specification or in support of an identified local need.


Workshops available for booking in 2019:

All courses now £150

Effective planning and delivery of the
new Edexcel GCSE specification

Monday 1st July 2019 London, £150
 

Developing effective approaches to Design for GCSE

Wednesday 3rd July 2019 London, £150

Developing successful outcomes in devising

Thursday 11th July 2019 London, £150
 

A guide to developing and enhancing
students' performance skills

Friday 4th October 2019 London, £150


A LEVEL COURSES

'Page to Stage' Workshops in support of the new Edexcel A’Level specification in Drama and Theatre for Component 3:

Practical Approaches to teaching Hedda Gabler
Tuesday 2nd July 2019 London, £150

Practical Approaches to teaching Accidental Death of an Anarchist
Wednesday 10th July 2019 London, £150

Practical Approaches to teaching Equus
Thursday 3rd October 2019 London, £150

Practical Approaches to teaching Woyceck
Wednesday 9th October 2019 London, £150

Developing your skills in teaching Design
Thursday 17th October 2019 London, £150

Strategies for success in the written paper
Wednesday 30th October 2019 London, £150

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Course details

All courses include a course handbook and digital resource, refreshments and VAT.

Unless otherwise stated courses start at 10:00am and finish at 4pm. 

Venue details to be confirmed on booking. 

Course Leader: Emma Hollis
 

 

Bespoke 'in house' courses

For a minimum of 10 teachers start at £600 per day excluding reasonable travel expenses (£70 per delegate!).

(Exact dates to be confirmed - please email us for further details emma@dramaandco.org)


 
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Workshops for primary schools on using Drama to support Literacy

 

A wide range of workshops are available for schools interested in supporting areas of both curriculum delivery and extra curricular activity. All workshops are planned and delivered by highly experienced subject experts and can be offered either as a standalone activity or embedded within the school timetable. 

The minimum duration is 90 minutes and prices start at £250 per workshop (incl. VAT), excluding reasonable travel expenses.

  • Half Day workshops (3-4 hours) start at £300

  • Full Day workshops (7-8 hours) start at £500

 

Pre Ofsted curriculum and consultancy review for Key Stage 3 and 4

 

The introduction of the Common Inspection Framework poses particular challenges for schools seeking to demonstrate excellence in teaching, learning and assessment. As a subject sitting outside of the core national curriculum framework Drama offers teachers a range of opportunities to demonstrate their contribution to the holistic education of every young person. 

As a registered Ofsted Inspector our Director is well placed to support subject leaders with their interpretation of evaluation criteria. Work with the department can be planned to take place over a single day or a series of separate consultancy visits. Advisory activities would be planned to meet the needs of all stakeholders. To support schools to make the most of a consultancy visit a tiered offer is available:

Bronze £400 per day

  • Diagnostic analysis of current performance information (progress data)
  • Usefulness of current assessment systems and protocols
  • Scrutiny of design and delivery of schemes of work to meet the demands of examination specifications
  • 1 lesson observation and feedback on teaching and learning

Silver £500 per day – minimum of 2 days – activities as above PLUS

  • MAX 3 lesson observations and feedback
  • Policy scrutiny and development
  • Progression planning – from key stage 3 and onto key stage 5

Gold (minimum of 2 days) £600 per day – minimum of 2 days - activities as above PLUS

  • 3-5 lesson observations
  • Full department audit – redevelopment of schemes of work and lesson plans
  • Extra – curricular audit and development

Our Director is also able to support independent schools working within the framework of the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) and Boarding Schools Association (BSA).

 

Curriculum review for Key Stage 5

 

With the introduction of the new curriculum-focussed Ofsted framework in September 2019, the Common Inspection Framework poses particular challenges for schools seeking to demonstrate excellence in teaching, learning and assessment. As a subject sitting outside of the core national curriculum framework Drama offers teachers a range of opportunities to demonstrate their contribution to the holistic education of every young person. 

Our Director is well placed to support subject leaders with their interpretation of evaluation criteria. Work with the department can be planned to take place over a single day or a series of separate consultancy visits. Advisory activities would be planned to meet the needs of all stakeholders. To support schools to make the most of a consultancy visit a tiered offer is available:

Bronze £400 per day

  • Diagnostic analysis of current performance information (progress data)

  • Usefulness of current assessment systems and protocols

  • Scrutiny of design and delivery of schemes of work to meet the demands of examination specifications

  • 1 lesson observation and feedback on teaching and learning

Silver £500 per day – minimum of 2 days – activities as above PLUS

  • MAX 3 lesson observations and feedback

  • Policy scrutiny and development

  • Progression planning – from key stage 4 and onto Higher Education

Gold (minimum of 2 days) £600 per day – minimum of 2 days - activities as above PLUS

  • 3-5 lesson observations

  • Full department audit – redevelopment of schemes of work and lesson plans

  • Extra – curricular audit and development

 

Director in residence

 

Working with an experience industry professional can transform both the curriculum and the extra curricular offer. Directors in residence can work alongside classroom teachers, plan, direct and stage a range of productions and support with curriculum planning. 

Directors can be contracted to work with you on a flexible basis from a part time contract (from 2 days per week) to a half, termly or annual residency (minimum 6 weeks). Prices negotiable. We work with a range of highly experienced industry professionals with expertise across all aspects of theatre. Contact us to discuss your needs and watch those results take off!

 

Revision Workshops

 

Help your students achieve success by booking a revision workshop on any of the set texts, or simply as a booster to help them address the demands of the written exam.

Workshops available for up to 30 Key Stage 4 or 5 students = £500 inclusive rate for a full day revision conference and £350 per half day (3 hour) workshop.

Contact us to discuss our Revision Workshops