Brompton Westbrook Primary School

Kings Bastion, Brompton, Gillingham, Kent. ME7 5DQ

bromptonoffice@thewestbrooktrust.org

01634 844152

Drama

On this page you will find ideas, activities and websites related to Drama to keep you occupied at home. Think of these as opportunity to escape from the stresses of lock down and feel inspired by engaging in some creative and fun activities.
Have fun and please make sure you tweet us what you get up to at our @BWPSArts Twitter page  
Miss Lynch

National Theatre and RSC Resources

National Theatre's  Learn at home initiative includes lots of useful resources for teachers, parents and carers whilst home learning. 

Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) have a selection of resources to support teachers and inspire pupils – check it out!

EARLY YEARS ACTIVITIES: 

Why not try and transform your home into a brand new environment to play in? You can explore different professions without leaving your home! Think about the language, gestures, and facial expressions you may want to use in the different roles. Here are few examples:

Environment

Roles

Resources and props

School

Teacher, Pupil, Head teacher, Teaching Assistant

Whiteboard, pen, pencils, books, story books, lanyard, register, laptop

Doctor Surgery

Doctor, Nurse, Receptionist

Teddies, stethoscopes, x-ray images, telephone, clipboards, paper and pencils,

Superhero call centre

Superhero, Receptionist

Phones, keyboards, maps, pens and pencils, superhero cloaks, hand print code entrance

Post Office

Receptionist, Postman/Postwoman, Delivery driver

Letters, envelopes, stamps, pencils, post box, till, labels, post-it notes

Museum

Receptionist, Tour guide, Customer

Posters, magnifying glasses, clipboard, lanyard, camera

 

Shop

Shop keeper, Customer,

Objects to sell, a till, money, telephone, lollipop sticks to create labels and signs, .

 

8 Drama Games you can play at home with your family: https://www.teachstarter.com/gb/blog/drama-games-lesson-ideas-activities-for-kids-k-3-gb/

KEY STAGE 1 ACTIVITIES: 

BBC School Radio Interactive drama series which foster pupils’ confidence in speaking and listening. The Series consists of 8 stories:

  1. Jack and the Beanstalk
  2. The Musicians of Bremen
  3. The Hare and the Tortoise
  4. The Magic Porridge Pot
  5. Aladdin
  6. Cinderella
  7. Billy Goats Gruff
  8. The Enormous Turnip

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03g64rh

5 Ways you can incorporate drama skills into daily activities around the house: https://www.londontheatre.co.uk/theatre-news/west-end-features/5-drama-activities-to-keep-the-kids-entertained-at-home

KEY STAGE 2 ACTIVITIES: 

The Sutton Hoo Treasure Ship
A two-part interactive drama exploring the Anglo-Saxons from the archaeological discovery at Sutton Hoo. https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02gb2p4

The Great Fire of London:
Take on the role of first visitors to a new virtual reality exhibition about the Great Fire of London. https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03g6h73

Eyam, The Plague Village:
Explore the extraordinary events in 1665 – when the plague came to the Derbyshire village of Eyam through the eyes of two children. https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03g6h72

Rocking Romans! Musical
https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/music-drama-dance-history-ks2-rocking-romans-musical-play-index/zm84cqt

8 Drama games to help ignite imagination and inspire creativity: https://www.teachwire.net/news/8-drama-games-for-primary-kids-to-ignite-imagination

SHADOW PUPPET THEATRE: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rF-G0zvYOLU - Where the Wild Things Are

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bqzv162GBWg - Jack and the Beanstalk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s9WxliX61po - The Hungry Monster

FREE STAGE PERFORMANCES:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04kcstx Cbeebies on Stage

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVnKlnBrT8c Beauty and the Beast

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o-gLbgpzCc8  Aladdin

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BgL3vp8bEK0 - Frozen (Disney Cruise)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ftl120E21WQ Greatest Showman Medley

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XFiQWzU5wSQ - Tangled (Disney Cruise)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ewOAsUWQJvo The Lion King – Circle of Life

STAGE PERFORMANCES TO RENT:

https://www.willowsmusical.com/ The Wind in the Willows

https://www.broadwayhd.com/movies/AW7NO6WP-LB9wKsiIRZW Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Ballet

https://www.broadwayhd.com/movies/AW2GtINipx3F9_4Aqet9 Peter Pan