Special Educational Needs

All Scottish Youth Theatre Drama Directors are fully PGV checked, highly qualified , skilled, experienced and respected theatre professionals. The workshops are designed to suit the needs of the group and focus on ability and celebrating the individual strengths of the young people. Specialist tutors facilitating these sessions have extensive experience in this area.

Excellent - really helped me to fire up ideas and a way ahead for drama in my school setting.
Teacher, Hazelwood School, Glasgow

Previous groups have included young people with sensory impairments, on the autistic spectrum, mild to severe learning difficulties, complex physical disabilities and global developmental delay.

These workshops offer Scottish Youth Theatre's house style of highly interactive, exciting, young person centred theatre activities.

Encouraging motivation for learning, these workshops incorporate each and every person’s ability into the exercises and games. All workshop levels can be adapted to suit the needs of your group.

 

The Power of the Ensemble

An excellent introduction to a Scottish Youth Theatre drama experience. Inspired by a picture the young people will work as one - using  voice, music, gesture and movement to create an ensemble scene. This is a chance to experience the exciting potential of creating story and performing as an ensemble.

Curriculum level: First

Experience: 'I use drama to explore real and imaginary situations, helping me to understand my world.’
 

Raised my confidence and made me feel 'I can do it'
Teacher, Ladywell School, Glasgow

Storytime

Choose from one of the classic tales and let your class experience the story through lively, fast paced games, action rhymes and role play:

Sleeping Beauty, The Ugly Duckling, The Princess and The Pea, Little Red Riding hood ,  The Frog Prince and The Enormous Turnip

Curriculum level: Early

Experience: ‘Inspired by a range of stimuli, I can express and communicate my ideas, thoughts and feelings through drama.’
 

Friendship Workshop

What is an ideal friend? What do you do when you fall out with your friend? Lets think about how to solve friendship problems.

Curriculum level: Early

Experience: ‘I use drama to explore real and imaginary situations, helping me to understand my world.
 

Wonderful World of Theatre

Learn about the many different jobs within the world of theatre, get passionate about theatre and even make a ’bite size’ play inspired by an exciting collection of costume and props.

Curriculum level: First

Experience: ‘Inspired by a range of stimuli, I can express and communicate my ideas, thoughts and feelings through drama.’
 

Improvisational skills

Descriptor: Using a phrase, prop, scenario or image as a starting point to show improvisational skills and learn how to improve them.

Curriculum level: Second

Experience: ‘I have created and presented scripted or improvised drama, beginning to take account of audience and atmosphere.’

 

Cost

 Negotiable depending on requirements.

 

Additional Information

Length of workshop is dependant on needs of group

Recommended number is 10 to 15 participants dependant on needs of group.

Each workshop must have a member of staff present throughout  workshop.

Bookings for more than one workshop are available

 

To enquire or book a Curriculum for Excellence workshop please call 0141 552 3988 or email info@scottishyouththeatre.org.

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