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Continuing Professional Development



Working alongside teachers and their class over an extended period

Half Day

9:00am - 12:00pm

Full Day 

9.00am - 3.00pm

Twilight Sessions:

After school & evening workshops (2 hrs)

The Play House CPD workshop has been specifically created for Early Years Practitioners and Educational professionals working with children up to KS1. The CPD demonstrates practically how drama and storytelling can be used to provide a context for deeper learning; enriching the learning process for Practitioners and Early Years pupils. 

The workshop supports its participants in practically acquiring and improving upon knowledge, skill set and confidence in using drama as an effective learning medium. The Play House have been bringing the awe and wonder of the world into primary schools for over 30 years, bringing the curriculum to life using drama and storytelling. The Play House CPD is designed to help teachers do the same in their classrooms.

Participants will:

  • Use creative mediums to enhance children's engagement.

  • Challenge children with decision making and problem solving.

  • Develop pupil’s speaking, listening and thinking skills.

  • Aid learning in a way that is inviting and exciting.

  • Feel confident in using different learning strategies and approaches.


Take Away: 

  • Examples from the curriculum, enriching learning experiences.

  • CPD resources providing detailed storytelling and drama strategies.

  • Practical classroom strategies. 

  • Future planning insight and support.

“I think the drama course really had the finger on the pulse of the changes in approaches to learning that are happening. There was an excellent, practical use of drama as a cross curricular strategy and we had proper time for exploring and thinking.”
- Reception teacher

Herefordshire Primary School

“I’m just writing to thank you for the excellent drama INSET that you did for us. You made it such fun that everyone really enjoyed themselves and they have loads of ideas to try out with the children.”
- Headteacher

Slade Junior, Infant and Nursery School

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