The role of extra-curricular drama

This is my second blog in a series of reflective blogs at the end of Year 2 at my current school. Lets start with what I offer at that extra curricular level. I offer: School Production from September to March every Monday and Tuesday afterschool. Summer Shakespeare from March to July every Monday and Tuesday afterschool. LAMDA lessons are taught in upper school and lower school small … Continue reading The role of extra-curricular drama

Drama Heroes

A small research project that I’m working on at the moment is called Drama Heroes. I’m sure it’s nothing new, and we’ve done something like this – but perhaps not in this format. The question of the project is how much can an organised and well publicised reward system help motivate students to improve their attitude to learning and/or their attainment grades. Drama heroes are … Continue reading Drama Heroes

Does a drama club always have to be about a performance?

From the feedback I got on how to make a drama club a success I’ve received some ace advice to draw upon. The majority all say that a focus for the club to work towards is always key. Most drama clubs work towards some sort of performance or sharing – be it anything from a Christmas or Summer Concert to an informal gathering of parents. … Continue reading Does a drama club always have to be about a performance?