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At Blundell’s Prep Drama is so much more than performing in a play. It allows children the chance to explore, develop and exercise their imagination. Drama gives children the opportunity to build self-confidence and to learn self-discipline.

The curriculum encourages each child to explore and develop their own imagination through a carefully planned skills programme which allows for improvisation and innovation from every child. The learning experience is fun and exciting as the children are expected to explore imaginary destinations as well as relive real experiences through familiar stories, mime and adventures.

A plethora of opportunities are available to perform in a multitude of ways; acting, singing, speaking and listening, and through Play-in-a-Day events and Christmas plays.

Aims of the Drama Department

  • To use the imagination through improvisation and acknowledges other people’s imagination through poetry, prose, scripted drama, art etc.
  • To encourage speaking and listening as a two-way co-operative process and life skill.
  • To learn self-discipline and an understanding of others are implicit in its activity.
  • To provide a chance to stimulate and exercise the imagination.
  • To help to make sense of life-experiences as a valuable preparation for the future.
Recent Productions
Guys and Dolls2020
The Jungle Book2019
Mary Poppins2018
Doctor Dolittle2017
The Wizard of Ox2016
Around the world in 80 days2015
Peter Pan2014

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