Exploring Picture Books Through Drama at KS1

9th March 2023 – 4pm – 5.30pm (UK time)


This course will explain how teachers can use drama strategies, to enter and interactively explore picture books with their classes, in meaningful ways. Ways of using various drama strategies, to help children engage with and understand characters, situations, settings and events will be explained, and ways of focussing children’s attention on the inter-relationship between the images and text will be considered. A couple of Active Storytelling techniques will be suggested, as well as ways of helping children to extend the story.


• A Drama Contract
• A Drama Strategies booklet
• A copy of the Powerpoint (as a PDF)
• 2 KS1 lesson plans
• 2 KS2 lesson plans
• A published article

Booking through National Drama direct, will be available soon.
Meanwhile, email patrice@patricebaldwin.com to book onto this course.

Schools may wish to host this course themselves, on a different date. Please email to enquire.