Primary School

Aiming High


The National Curriculum states:

“All pupils should be enabled to participate in and gain knowledge, skills and understanding associated with the artistic practice of drama. Pupils should be able to adopt, create and sustain a range of roles, responding appropriately to others in role. They should have opportunities to improvise, devise and script drama for one another and a range of audiences, as well as to rehearse, refine, share and respond thoughtfully to drama and theatre performances.”


Pupils at Bader will use drama as a tool to support their learning across the curriculum. Through careful planning and teaching, children will:


Drama is currently being used as a tool to support learning in different parts of the curriculum. Teachers use a range of techniques and activities in a variety of lessons to support children in their understanding of what they are learning.


Children at Bader enjoy using drama as a tool to support their learning and understanding across the curriculum. Through carefully planned activities, linking to texts and topics children develop speaking and listening skills, including having the confidence to share ideas with others. Children feel their confidence grow and are braver. This allows them to be imaginative and solve problems within a supportive learning environment. Children enjoy using drama to explore. They are free to rehearse and investigate their ideas to help when solving problems. This can lead to a better understanding of the topic or text they are learning. Drama is also used as a way to support children’s understanding of different processes. Thus supporting their ideas and motivating to write for a range of purposes. It is a positive approach which children enjoy, and it often gives children the chance to experience new or different things. 

Therefore the impact is: