About
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 during these uncertain times, 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 all training events, with curriculum links and model answers. 

We have so many exciting projects in the pipeline, including our Think Like a Designer series of courses and webinars, focusing on lighting, sound, set design & costume. Check out our programme of FREE webinars on our CPD page.

 

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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 is currently an examiner for AQA A-Level Component 1. 

Natasha Higdon- Author 

Natasha Higdon is currently working in Inner City London as Head of Drama and is based in Brighton. Natasha developed her passion for theatre in education during her degree, where she studied Psychology with Performing Arts in the Community at Oxford Brooks University. Since studying Psychology with Drama, Natasha began working as an outreach worker to teach drama in unconventional settings. She has been Head of Drama and has trained both beginner teachers and NQTS for 13 years in a range of different schools. She specialises in devised theatre, writing her own plays, physical theatre and creating written resources to support students engagement with theoretical aspects of drama. She has had experience of teaching different exam boards across Key Stages 4 and 5. 

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TESTIMONIALS

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