INSET Work

INSET WORKSHOPS FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS

3 INSET topics to choose from

DRAMA ACROSS THE CURRICULUM

Examples from English, History, PSHE and Maths

  • Showing how drama can be used as a developmental tool to engage students and to build deep understanding

  • Learning a range of exercises that are easily transferrable across subject areas

  • Techniques to build in differentiation

LITERACY THROUGH DRAMA

Examples from Roald Dahl, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, Dr Seuss and Harry Potter

  • Techniques to bring literature to life across a range of writers and styles

  • Learning a range of exercises to develop reading, language recognition, vocabulary and creativity in writing

  • Techniques to build in differentiation

SHAKESPEARE FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS

Examples from Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and The Tempest

  • Techniques to bring Shakespeare’s stories to life in an animated and engaging way

  • Learning a range of exercises that will work across a range of Shakespeare’s plays

  • Techniques to build in differentiation

All work is also designed to encourage problem-solving, social and communication skills, team building and confidence.

BETH WOOD – Before becoming Director of Prospero Beth was the Artistic Director of The Arc, Theatre Exchange and Thorndike Young People’s Theatre.  She has directed in the West End and in regional theatres.

Beth has always specialised in educational drama. She has designed and delivered programmes for all the above companies and was a drama consultant for Surrey for eight years delivering work with young people and INSET work with teachers across Surrey.  In addition Beth writes the drama activities for Longman’s Shakespeare series and has written plays performed by 16 companies in 5 countries.

Requirements:

A studio or hall

15 minutes to set up for the first session

Cost:

Twilight session – 1 ½ hours – £200

Half Day – 2 ½ hours – £275

Full Day – £400

To Book:

Email bethwood@prosperotheatre.com

PROSPERO THEATRE: Director Beth Wood

‘Exceptional art that speaks with the voice of an inclusive society.’

Theatre projects across a range of contexts that are:

– designed to be fully inclusive

– constructed and delivered by specialists in the field

– endorsed by market leaders

– of the highest possible artistic standard

TESTIMONIALS:

I have absolutely no hesitation in recommending Beth Wood; she was always my first choice for Surrey schools. Anyone lucky enough to work with her is sure to come away the richer from the experience.’

ANGELA BRADSHAW, SENIOR EDUCATION CONSULTANT, BABCOCK 4S

Beth successfully managed the development and delivery of a bespoke programme of challenging and differentiated drama packages for students and teachers across the whole curriculum from key stage 2 to A Level. The feedback from schools was excellent and she has been described as inspirational by students and teachers alike.’

MARIA MORAN, SENIOR EDUCATION CONSULTANT, BABCOCK 4S

PROSPERO THEATRE – Director Beth Wood – Patron David Gold

19 Drew Place, Caterham, Surrey CR3 5FE

bethwood@prosperotheatre.com

Director Beth Wood

bethwood@prosperotheatre.com

07956-674966