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We Teach Drama

Whether you are an early career drama teacher or have years of experience, you never stop developing your subject knowledge and pedagogy. So how can we best support you in your day-to-day teaching, so you can engage and inspire your students?

We create and deliver:

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  • Beautifully designed FREE resources, including worksheets, templates, glossaries & lesson plans. 

  • Inspiring CPD in the form of webinars, focused on GCSE & A-Level Set Texts, Theatre Design and Practitioners. Our Online Courses are coming soon!

  • Comprehensive PDF resource packs to accompany training events, with curriculum links and model answers. 

 

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Lucy Bellingham
Founder & Director

Lucy Bellingham is a teacher, examiner and freelance drama consultant, based in London. Since studying Drama at Manchester University and pursuing a PGCE in Secondary Drama, she has worked within the field of drama education for over twenty years, from the rural midlands to inner city London academies. She has led several performing arts faculties within the state and private sector. She specialises in developing innovative devised work with students, focusing on physical, participatory and immersive theatre practice. She has worked in several schools over the last few years to improve standards, specifically in drama and expressive arts, focusing on teaching, learning, practical units and coursework. The outcomes have been significant and impressive. For several years she has worked with Tomorrow's Achiever's Masterclass programme, delivering drama workshops to Gifted and Talented children. She was an Edexcel Pearson team leader, examiner and moderator for many years for practical, coursework and written exam units at GCSE & A-Level and has been an examiner for AQA A-Level Component 1. She is currently working with Mousetrap Theatre Projects, creating and delivering teacher training and resources.  

Natasha Higdon
Author & CPD Lead

Natasha is a drama freelancer, director and writer, based in Brighton. Natasha developed her passion for theatre during her degree, where she studied Psychology with Performing Arts in the Community at Oxford Brooks University. Since studying Drama, Natasha began working as an Outreach worker to facilitate children with devising their own theatre. Since studying Psychology with Drama, Natasha has gone on to study Shakespeare Text and Performance with the Open University and has worked within the education sector for 14 years across different schools in both London and Suffolk. Natasha has led Drama Faculties, participated in challenge partner reviews and trained both beginner teachers and NQTS to achieve outstanding success. She has been acknowledged for her subject knowledge, outstanding classroom practice and curriculum planning, which demonstrates acute detail for sequencing in drama. She specialises in devised theatre, stage production, physical theatre and creating innovative resources to support students with the theoretical aspect of Drama in education. She has experience of teaching across different exam boards for key stage 3, 4 and 5 Drama. Natasha is currently working with We Teach Drama, writing resources and delivering webinars on Steven Berkoff and Antonin Artaud.

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"Lucy invests in people like no-one I know, and always

manages to strike an incredible balance between creative encouragement and practical support." 

Will Maynard, Drama Teacher & Director

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"Natasha is an excellent drama practitioner who navigates the curriculum with fresh ideas which inspire her students

Jessica Wali,

      Drama Teacher