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

Manchester Primary School wins award!

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Congratulations to St Mary’s Church of England Primary School in Moss Side, Manchester who have won the TES Award for ‘School of the Year’ for Community and Enterprise. This is a national award and they have been recognised as the … 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

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

Summer Term!

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Welcome back to the Summer Term everyone! We had to battle through the wind and rain to get to Act On Info Towers this morning, but we shan’t let the weather defeat us as we’re so glad to be back in school … Continued

Free 2 Choose Conference 2013

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We have been working on a fantastic project about Forced Marriage since September which came to fruition this Monday with the Free 2 Choose 2013 Conference held at Manchester University. A collaborative project between Manchester City Council, the CPS, the … Continued

Drama Game of the Week

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Teamwork, Focus, Rhythm Warm up Human Machine Any size group. This is a great drama game that encourages a group to work together. Get everyone in a circle, they can choose whether to stand or sit. One person starts by … 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

Drama Game of the Week

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Imagination and Physical Warm up Explore Your Environment Works with any size group. Start the group walking around the space in a random fashion (not a circle or all in one direction). Once everyone has explored the physical space – … Continued

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