The Soft Sell: Promoting drama in a sceptical world

13:45 - 14:30

This session aims to celebrate drama in schools, providing the busy teacher or department head with arguments to use when faced with sceptics.

Learning Objectives
By the end of this session, delegates will be able to:
• Communicate the contribution that drama makes to the wider UK economy and to society as a whole
• Help others to embrace and celebrate the non-knowledge based skills that drama teaches
• Help others to recognise and value the benefits drama can have on pupil wellbeing
• Defend the position of drama in schools.    

Suitable for Key Stages 3-5.

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Catherine Nash, Head of drama and theatre, Kingswood School

Alison Warren, Drama teacher, Secondary officer, Clarendon Academy, Trowbridge