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Member resources

Here members can access exclusive resources to support their practice – from primary and secondary teaching resources, schemes of work and teaching and learning strategies, to powerpoints and resources from our CPD sessions. 

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KS3 Learning Pathway

In this previous pull out from Drama magazine, Head of Drama Steven Wood provides a framework for KS3 Drama

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Paper Birds: Devising Parcel Exercise

In this previous pull-out resource from Drama magazine, Zeena Rasheed explores devising strategies taught by ND Patrons The Paper Birds.


Assessment in Drama – resource

In this previous pull-out from Drama magazine, teacher George Coles sets out how he approaches assessment in the Drama classroom

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Drama Learning Journeys

In this previous pull-out resource from Drama magazine, practitioners Sharon Leftwich-Lloyd and Victoria Husband share their learning journeys for Secondary Drama.

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Greek Theatre Glossary

This useful glossary for Greek theatre will help students learn the key terms when studying Greek Tragedy at any stage.

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High Starter Challenge Cards for Drama

These high starter challenge cards can be used for KS3 to give able students more of a challenge in a practical piece of work.


Teaching Resource: Transforming the Canon – plays by global majority playwrights

This resource suggests playtexts by global majority writers, and resources to make your teaching more inclusive and representative.

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Teaching Resource: Suggested Plays for KS3 Drama

Need a new text idea for Year 8? Here is a list of suggested plays to be used in KS3 Drama lessons. This list is not exhaustive and will be updated regularly. Teachers should always read plays first to check they are suitable for their own context, and National Drama is not responsible for the content of plays.


Teaching Resource: Success Pyramid

Students can use this pyramid to plan their own work towards a practical performance, helping them understand how a piece of theatre is created.


Teaching Resource: Drama Literacy Posters

This set of literacy posters can be used as a classroom display or stuck in books, to help students learn key vocabulary for Drama.


Teaching Resource: Performance Checklist

Students can use this handy ‘Fever Pitch’ checklist to self-assess their own progress when creating a Drama performance in class.


CPD Resource: T&L Strategies for Educational Recovery

Here you can view the powerpoint resources from our February 2022 CPD session on Educational Recovery in Drama, and the session on T&L strategies in Drama.

Here members can access exclusive resources to support their practice – from primary and secondary teaching ideas, resources, and schemes of work to powerpoints and resources from our CPD sessions.  

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