ABOUT THIS COURSE

This course, brand new for Summer 2022 is aimed for all Drama teachers looking for ways to improve behaviour in the Drama Classroom.

This interactive and part practical course focuses on practical strategies and approaches to manage pupil behaviour in Drama teaching at Key Stage 3. The course will support and challenge teachers in equal measures. This in important new, and timely courses and teachers will be provided a high level of behaviour strategies to use in the Drama Classroom.

The course is both informative and practical, which will support teachers with managing behaviour. We will look at key Behaviour practitioners in the classroom and you will gain a wide range of ideas, methods, and approaches on how to maximise pupil learning and minimise challenging behaviour. Emphasis will be made in this course on engaging schemes of work that will increase to achieve the aim of this course.

Delegates will leave the course with a wide range of ideas, methods, and approaches, together with up-to-date insight on how best to work with your students to maximise their potential.

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING:

  • Take away a high level of behaviour strategies
  • Understand the work and methods of key behaviour practitioners and how these can be applied into the classroom
  • Take away how to establish routines and rituals in Drama
  • Provide highly engaging schemes of work for Key stage three.
  • Provide a high level of behaviour strategies and key play texts to engage and keep pupils focussed on learning.
  • Gain greater understanding on creative and impactful KS3 teaching
  • Understanding the importance of relationship and rapport in creating your Drama culture
  • Motivating Year 9 in the classroom
  • Take away how to establish routines and rituals in Drama
  • Practical exploration of new and exciting devising approaches
  • Provide several differentiation ideas to help all pupils achieve their potential.
COURSE DATE London | Friday 08 July 2022

London | Friday 25 November 2022

WHO SHOULD ATTEND? 
  • Heads of Drama
  • Heads of Performing Arts
  • Teachers of Drama
  • Teachers in their first years of teaching Drama
COURSE CODE  9074
IN-SCHOOL You can also book this as an In-School Course
INCLUDED
  • A specially prepared folder of detailed notes, practical advice and guidance
  • Notes prepared by the educational experts leading the course
  • Expert produced PowerPoint presentations
  • CPD Certificate of attendance

 

10-10.50am: Key challenges of Managing behaviour in the Drama classroom and how to overcome the challenges of disruptive behaviour

  • Ways to overcome negative issues that can cause disruptive behaviour. Looking at: Size of classes, space, seating plan, ways you greet pupils, dealing with challenging behaviour inside and outside the classroom.
  • Explore key ways of encouraging positive behaviour to ensure effective teaching can take place.
  • Improving student motivation and attendance

10:50-11.10am : Morning Break

11.10am-12pm: Looking at key practitioners of Good Behaviour and how to apply these into the Classroom

  • Understand the work and methods of key behaviour practitioners and how these can be applied into the classroom.
  • Looking at practitioner 1 in a practical way and challenging situations in the classroom and how they can overcome them.
  • Practical approaches for strategies of how to deal with pupils in a positive environment.
  • Looking at practitioner 2 in a practical way and challenging situations in the classroom and how they can overcome them.
  • Practical strategies of how to deal with pupils in a positive environment.
  • Common behaviour of disruptive students and strategies to overcome these and how to make effective learning for all students.
  • Key elements of how to create respect, positive relationships, and an engaging atmosphere for all students to learn in the classroom.

12pm-12.50pm: Applying Schemes of Work to stretch and challenge

  • Examples of schemes of work to stretch, engage, and excite all students
  • Activities to engage students eg; creative lesson starters that build trust and rapport
  • Looking at the play text “Find me” and how to keep the classroom environment, engaging, positive for all students and Teachers.
  • Ways to enhance positive behaviour and limit distractions
  • How to encourage students to be engaged, creative, challenge themselves.
  • How to help students further to engage fully with the lesson
  • Reflection on changes needed to make a more positive learning environment.

12.50-1.50pm: Lunch

1.50pm-2.40pm Practical Session: motivating and engaging students who are disengaged

  • Providing a high level of behaviour strategies and key play texts to engage and keep pupils focussed on learning.
  • Importance of the start of the lesson and how to manage this.
  • Importance of seating plans and organisation
  • Importance of always being “polite”
  • “Terrible fate of Humpty Dumpty” and ideas/suggestions. Discuss how to manage, praise, engage and motivate.
  • Looking at devising
  • How to build daily positive behaviour.
  • Motivating Year 9 students once GCSE options have been chosen

2.40-2.50pm: Break

2.50-3.30pm: Managing differentiation in the classroom

  • Differentiation ideas to help all pupils achieve their potential.
  • How to differentiate in the Drama classroom
  • Supporting lower ability students in practical work, including the preparation of lessons and strategies
  • Importance of pre learning
  • How to monitor and assesses students learning
  • Practical strategies to stretch and challenge the very able student
  • Building differentiation into your daily teaching at KS3 to enhance success at KS4

3.30/ 3.45pm: Depart

Nicola Stimler

Nicola Stimler has been teaching Drama since 2002, working as Head of Department in a variety of schools from KS2 to KS5. Nicola is also a moderator for AQA, as well as leading/mentoring other Teachers to help them deliver effective lessons. She has worked in challenging schools with behaviour issues and has revitalised Departments and their way of working with pupils. Nicola has an excellent track record for strong results at both GCSE and A-Level.