Building a drama curriculum to evidence character education for the new Ofsted framework

10:00 - 10:45

This seminar considers Ofsted's new inspection framework and how Drama could support character development through its curriculum and assessment.

By the end of this session, delegates will:

  • Understand the 'Personal development' section of the new Ofsted inspection framework
  • Understand where and how Drama can support, lead and develop aspects of 'character education' through its curriculum design
  • Critically engage with pedagogy and philosophies of drama education that influence curriculum design
  • Understand the complexity of how to assess the more ephemeral aspects of process drama so as to comply with whole school assessment frameworks and reporting in an authentic way.


Suitable for Key Stages 3 & 4.

Jo Lock Smith, PGCE Secondary Drama Lead, Plymouth University