Free 2 Choose 2014 – Forced Marriage

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After the success of our Free 2 Choose project last year  Act On Info are very proud that this year’s project has been bigger and better than ever. Funded by the Forced Marriage Unit of the government, Free 2 Choose … Continued

Girls safety under threat

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After the fabulous news that we have received funding from the Forced Marriage Unit of the government to continue our work on Forced Marriage we had a great meeting this week with our partners Stockport Without Abuse, Sameem Ali (Manchester … Continued

Zip, Zap, Boing! Drama Game of the Week!

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This game is a fantastic icebreaker and is also used for creating energy and focus within a group before a performance. The last time we played it was before a performance at The Lowry Theatre in Manchester with a group … Continued

Let’s (not) get it on! SRE drama

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On Tuesday 11 June, New Clause 20 – which would have made personal, social, health and economic (PSHE) education, including sex and relationships education (SRE), statutory in state schools – was disappointingly defeated by 303 votes to 209. This comes … Continued

Shakespeare Play in a Day – International!

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We’re really sorry we haven’t posted anything for a while – yes we could make the usual excuses of filling in funding application forms (which we have done a lot of!) and being busy writing (which we’ve also done a lot … Continued

Fairytale Drama

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Fairytales are great for use in all different areas of the curriculum. For English you can create a storyboard of events for a fairytale, in Maths use magic beans as a counting aid, in Geography you can create a map … Continued

Working as an actor in Theatre in Education

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We get a lot of CV’s from young actors wanting to work for us. For me the first notion I had of acting came from watching a Road Safety drama workshop at primary school and realizing that these people were having … Continued

Shakespeare Resources

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Globe Education have produced a resource on A Midsummer Night’s Dream which is aimed for students at Key Stage 3 and 4. It contains the entire script  with a range of exercises for rehearsals , actors’ comments and full colour photos from … Continued

Storytelling resources

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Here at Act On Info we really value the art of storytelling and often use interactive storytelling within our literacy  drama workshops.  Traditional Arts Team with the support of the Paul Hamlyn Foundation has produced an invaluable resource aimed at … Continued

Drama Game of the Week

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Teamwork Warm up Hoola-Hoopla! Materials – One hoola-hoop! Medium-large group. Everyone stands in a circle holding hands. A hoola-hoop is placed on one person’s shoulder so that it is resting on their right or left shoulder at the top and … Continued

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