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Learning Resources

Resources and links to assist with teaching and learning

Here we have collated some external resources from various organisations to support your teaching.  This is not an exhaustive list and we will keep updating. Please quality assure BEFORE sharing with your students.  National Drama is not responsible for the content of these external links.  Members of National Drama can access teaching and CPD resources via our Member Resources page by logging into their account.

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Oak National Academy

Oak National Academy is the national teaching resource and online classroom set up in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.



In this YouTube video, Christopher Holman, ND’s Secondary Officer sits down with Paul Sutton from C&T to talk the challenges of teaching Drama in schools remotely. …


AQA Devising Module – ‘The Happy Human’

Working on the traverse throughout the students are introduced to the diverse stories of sexuality, gender and identity from the past.


Resources from Transforming the Canon in School Drama CPD

This fantastic event held in January gave participants a wealth of information about how they can make their Drama curriculum more representative, inclusive and relevant. If you missed it, or want a reminder, here are some of the resources shared at the event.


Dramatic Elements scheme of learning

This scheme of learning by Ryan Coates is inspired by Haseman and O’Toole (1987)
Students will learn about the fundamental dramatic elements required for any performance.


Rediscovering Alice workshop

Playscript by David Lawson Lean. Trialled in school since lockdown, it is possible to work with this creatively and safely. Lesson ideas provided also

Resources and links to assist with distance learning

This is not an exhaustive list and we will keep updating. Please quality assure BEFORE sharing with your students.

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