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Ten Ways to Use Drama to Develop Reading Skills

Using drama games and techniques can be a great way to motivate learners to read. They can begin to see texts in action; play with stories and characters; and develop a sense of ownership of the stories, as well as empathy with characters.

  • Develop creativity and collaboration
  • Learn activities that develop comprehension skills
  • Fun and engaging drama games that keep sight of the curriculum
1 hour
£99 + VAT
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About this course

When we teach, we are to some extent putting on a performance and this is a chance to develop those drama skills to excite and develop a sense of wonder in our learners. 

This course will provide you with:

  • Practical games to use as a way into reading.
  • Drama strategies to use with long and short stories to suit any age.
  • Ways to use drama to provoke thinking around specific reading questions. 

This course is appropriate for primary schools.

  • Class teachers or SLT
  • English leads/coordinators
  • KS1 and KS2

If there are no livestream dates currently planned, please contact us on 01206 625 626 or email us at and we will work with you to find a suitable date.

How to access this course

This course is easy-to-access in any of the below formats...

  • School-wide license, for every member of staff in your school to watch for a period of 30 days. Please contact us to purchase your school-wide license for this course.
  • An INSET or after-school twilight at your school, tailored to your requirements. Contact us for your personalised quote.

Live stream and recorded courses

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Pause, search and watch again for 30 days.

This course as an INSET Day

Our in-service training provides exciting and dynamic ways to inspire, challenge and develop your staff, whether they are Teaching Assistants, Teachers or Senior Leadership.

Your first point of contact would be with our Head Office team, who will identify your needs and priorities and ensure that the accompanying training materials we provide are of the very best quality.

Like to run this INSET DAY in your school?

Send us an enquiry and we will get in touch to talk about your school's requirements.

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