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

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 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

Drama Game of the Week

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Physical Warm up Run a Marathon Excellent for  large groups. The group stands in a circle facing inward. Tell the group that they are about to run a race. They are just behind the starting line, get them to stretch … Continued

Florence Nightingale Drama Workshop

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Florence Nightingale was an amazing, pioneering woman! We know this because recently our Florence Nightingale drama workshops for Reception and KS1 classes have been flying out all over the country. Some facts you might not know about Flo: 1. Florence Nightingale … Continued

Powerdown Drama 2013

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We were delighted to go back to Peterborough last November 2012 for Peterborough Powerdown Fortnight!  This brilliant fortnight run by the excellent climate control team at Peterborough City Council involves a series of activities aimed at raising energy awareness in … Continued

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