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10 Ways to Use Drama to Develop Writing Skills

Creative drama can have a positive impact on children’s writing skills. Drama games and activities provide our children with a wealth of make believe experiences they will want to write about and structured drama techniques help them focus on the writing skills they need.

  • Using role play to develop contexts for writing
  • Using drama techniques to deepen the children’s understanding of a topic
  • Storytelling techniques are a great stimulus to writing
1 hour
School-wide licence: £120 + VAT
Accessible Until
7 days following broadcast

About this course

This livestream short course costs just £120+VAT for a school-wide licence, providing access to every member of staff in your school.

For further information on how to purchase this training, please take a look at the 'About livestream training' section below.

Course overview:

In this course, we will look at a wealth of drama activities and skills to help children want to write, while at the same time focusing on the literacy skills they need to develop in either key stage one or key stage 2.

This course will provide you with:

  • Practical drama games that can be used in the classroom to stimulate writing.
  • A pedagogy where students have a reason and context for writing.
  • Ideas for writing in role to free up creativity. 


This course is appropriate for primary schools.

About livestream training

The school-wide licence for this livestream short course costs just £120+VAT and provides access to every member of staff at your school.

By purchasing this livestream training:

  • Every member of staff in your school can log in independently from home or wherever they are.
  • Your team will be able to ask questions using the chat window which will be answered by the presenter at the end of the session.
  • A recording of the course will be made available to everyone at your school for a further 30 days following broadcast, so they can still watch the training even if they cannot attend the course live.


How to purchase:

To buy a school-wide licence for this livestream short course, please click the 'Book Now' button next to your chosen date* below and complete the checkout process to place your order. You will receive an automated email with further instructions on how to provide access to the rest of the staff at your school.

Please note that all times stated below are in British Summer Time (BST).

*If there are no 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.

16 September 2021, 3:45PM