Dramaworks helping schools with drama teaching and exam-oriented resources

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Dramaworks has been trading for twenty-one years and now has 48 drama resources geared to examinations at 16 and 18 plus, as well as numerous plays, including many especially written for examination purposes. There are also resources aimed at the lower end of secondary schools which will ensure that all the relevant work for future […]

Wizard Theatre at the forefront of educational theatre and drama

Children at a Wizard Theatre workshop

Wizard Theatre has been at the forefront of educational theatre and drama for over twenty years, working in schools across England.  The Power of Drama One their most significant achievements in recent years has been to introduce the Power of Drama programme, a unique series of transformative workshops nurturing children who struggle with a variety of issues, including confidence, […]

How Digital music project is boosting young communities

YMCA - music mixing desk

Craig Berens, COO at YMCA Newark and Sherwood, explains how the organisation’s Digital music project is helping to develop creative skills among young people.  In 2008, 83.3% of young people aged 11-15 participated in arts and crafts activities. This number has fallen by almost 16% in the last ten years, according to the Department for […]

Reflect Theatre in Education

Boy on stage at Reflect Theatre in Education

Reflect Theatre in Education provides personalised performing arts’ projects and applied drama techniques in schools across the capital and South East. Working collaboratively with schools, we produce engaging and inspirational theatrical productions involving students in Key Stages 1, 2 and 3. We also use drama techniques to produce a wide range of curriculum-enrichment programmes and […]

Investing in our future musicians

David Mason of Viscount Classical Organs with students - Investing in our future musicians

Through sponsorship and involvement in forward thinking programmes for young organists, we help to provide access to music and musical development to schools and ecclesiastic communities. We feel it is important to give young musicians as many opportunities as possible to practice on good quality instruments – to fully embrace the wonder that is organ music. We’ve had the privilege of working […]

Bring the magic of music to the classroom with Classical 100

Young girl using classic music resources in classroom

The start of the school year is always an exciting, albeit busy, time.  After summer, students and teachers (hopefully) come back to school feeling re-energised and eager to tackle the year ahead. Lesson planning can be enjoyable but it can also be daunting, as there are so many competing priorities. Trying to put together lesson […]

NEA Is Enormously Excited To Introduce…

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Their brand new Filmed Group Performance Examinations in Acting, Musical Theatre, Devised Drama and Shakespeare. After asking drama teachers and schools we learnt that there is a need for a large regulated group exam that allows each of their learners to receive individual marks, report forms and certificates. This also allows learners to take differing […]

New online course to help music teachers inspire next generation

Teacher showing a guitar player how to make music

ABRSM partners with FutureLearn to provide an intensive teacher development course  Becoming a Better Music Teacher is a free online course for teachers created by ABRSM and available through FutureLearn. The course is aimed at teachers who are beginning their teaching journey or wishing to refresh and refocus their teaching skills. It is now open for […]

Sound and light show launches children’s competition to voice major event

Sound and light show launches children's competition. Credit Angus Forbes

The Enchanted Forest sound and light show is launching a competition to find a child who can lend their voice to the award-winning event. Auditions are open for the Voice of The Enchanted Forest competition, which is calling for children aged between 5 and 12 to record a script to be used during the month-long event at […]