Schemes of Work

Twice each term, Drama & Theatre publishes five online schemes of work written by experienced teachers and examiners, which are available exclusively to our Full Membership, Digital Membership and Schemes of Work subscribers. They cover Key Stages 2-5 across a variety of exam boards and specifications, providing indispensable content for your classroom teaching.

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Building fantasy worlds

KS 2

Author: Karen Hart

Building fantasy worlds lends itself to drama lessons on many levels - building imagination, giving life to inanimate objects, creating exaggerated characters with bizarre personalities, etc. As well...

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Fathers, pheasants, and not-so-fast cars: All the drama of Danny, the Champion of the World!

KS 2

Author: Helen Day

This scheme of work uses a range of games, improvisation and devising exercises, character explorations and discussions to explore some of the key moments and themes in Danny, the Champion of the...

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Adventuring into Narnia: A look at The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe through drama

KS 2

Author: Helen Day

This scheme of work loosely explores the whole book of Narnia, focussing on some of the key characters and moments. It offers students a greater understanding of the story while challenging and...

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It’s not just about posters: An introduction to marketing and arts admin

KS 3

Author: Ali Warren

The following scheme is aimed at introducing marketing, ticket sales, programming and recruitment pay to students in KS3. It can be run as a whole unit but just as easily dropped in as individual...

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Are they here to stay? Using Jim Eldridge’s Roman Invasion to teach the Roman Empire and its impact on Britain

KS 2

Author: Helen Day

Jim Eldridge’s Roman Invasion is a fantastic piece of source material. It is a gripping tale which will entice young minds to deep dive into the world of Roman Britain. Students will gain an...

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Two Islands by Ivan Gantschev

KS 2

Author: Patrice Baldwin

This scheme of work consists of four lessons. It is based on the story of Two Islands by Ivan Gantschev (available online), which is about two neighbouring islands, Greenel and Graynel. Greenel...

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Cloudland by John Burningham: Exploring literature through drama

KS 2

Author: Tania du Bois

Cloudland, John Burningham’s poignant tale of a young boy adventuring to the mysterious and playful Cloudland, is an ideal starting text from which to explore themes such as coping with the unknown...

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The Firework-Maker’s Daughter by Philip Pullman: Exploring literature through Drama

KS 2

Author: Tania du Bois

The Firework-Maker’s Daughter, Philip Pullman’s touching tale of adventure, imagination, believing in and standing up for yourself, is hugely popular with KS2 students and is on the primary reading...

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Beowulf

KS 2

Author: Patrice Baldwin

This scheme of work is based on the legend of Beowulf. The five lessons cover his journey from Geatland to the Land of the Danes, his killing of Grendel and Grendel’s mother. The lessons use a...

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Who Cares by Matt Woodhead

KS 3 KS 4

Author: Paul Bateson

This is a two-part scheme of work for secondary Drama teachers, providing opportunities for learning devising skills and drama conventions in the first half; before exploring scripted work by focusing...

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