CPD Masterclass:
Exploring Children’s Books Through Drama

Primary School CPD Drama

Thursday 23rd May, doors open 17:15

RADA (Henry Irving Studio)
18 Chenies Street,
London, WC1E 7PA

Please note, this event is now fully booked. We will be announcing more CPD Masterclasses soon.

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Join us for a free evening of CPD developing techniques to build confidence in exploring children’s book through drama with primary school children.


Drama gives children the opportunity to experience literature in a new and exciting way. It can be an amazing tool for engaging children’s imaginations and for bringing fictional characters and fantasy lands to life. Whether you’re working on classic fairytales or contemporary fiction, this Masterclass will send you away with a plethora of ideas for your class. 

‘Exploring Children’s Books Through Drama’ is a hands-on session equipping teachers with a toolkit of drama techniques. Learn methods for developing perspective on character, setting, language and plot that can be used with primary school children from Reception to Year Six.  


The Masterclass, led by a creative professional, will be a practical exploration of the topic, equipping you with a variety of activities for approaching the subject with 4-11 year olds. Following this there will be a Q&A and discussion. The evening has plenty of opportunities to network with other teachers and our creative team.


Attendees will come away with:

  • A set of tools for approaching creative topics with primary school children

  • Confidence in leading creative topics activities

  • Knowledge of how to use performing arts activities as a stimulus for cross-curricular activity (such as PE or creative writing)

  • A resource pack containing handy notes about what was covered in the Masterclass

  • A certificate of completion

Practical information:

The Masterclass is free but you do need to book your place, which you can do here.


When: Thursday 23rd May,
doors open 17:15

Where: RADA (Henry Irving Studio)
           18 Chenies Street,
            WC1E 7PA

In the meantime, if you have any questions please call Katie on 020 7395 7520.

You can also email office@westendinschools.org.uk.