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Black History – “I Have a Dream!”

England, Scotland, Wales

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"I have a dream, that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the colour of their skin, but by the content of their character..."

Together we will plunge into the wonderful lives and influences of some of history’s most inspiring heroes – Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks and Nelson Mandela. Using drama, we’ll explore the Civil Rights movements and the achievements of great black people through history and today in modern times.

The people we meet, the struggles we discover and the achievements we celebrate, will provide the perfect stimulus for further development to take back into your classroom.

One Day will work with your pupils through a dynamic and creative workshop with our fully trained professional facilitator. Our One Day facilitator and your budding thespians will explore a diverse range of key themes such as enhanced creative teaching of the chosen topic, stimulating imagination, encouraging discussion, enhanced speaking and listening skills, improved confidence, teamwork  and oh yes… let’s not forget… bags and bags of fun!

How One Day Drama works:

ONE DAY WARM UP – Hello and creative warm up.

ONE DAY IN ACTION – We offer a workshop style day with improvisations, role-plays and in-class show backs! Please enquire if you wish to have show backs to a bigger audience.

What One Day need to succeed:

Number of children: One class (approx 30-35 children) per group
Length of workshop: Full school day
Suitable for: KS2-4 / P4-7 & s1-3
Space needed: Requires the use of a school hall or gymnasium (or a large classroom).

We can work around you. Please let us know if you have any special requirements!

"One Day created something truly wonderful in just one day. Children learnt about Black History Month in a creative and interactive way. The children performing enjoyed the day and some of our 'quiet' children came out of their shell! The whole school really loved the performance and have since gone away and researched their own Black History/Diversity project. A great day! Thank you!
"

Assistant Head Teacher

Primary School in Leeds

How One Day Drama works:

One Day Warm Up

Hello and creative warm up

One Day in action

We offer a workshop style day with improvisations, role-plays and in-class show backs! Please enquire if you wish to have show backs to a bigger audience.

What One Day needs to succeed:

Number of Children

One or Two classes (up to 35 children per group)

Length of workshop

Full school day

Suitable for

KS2 / P4 - 7

Space needed

A large clear space (preferably a school hall) Please let us know if you have any special requirements!

What the children learn...

  • Exploring how to use voice, movement and expression in role-play and drama
  • Expressing ideas, thoughts and feelings through role-play and drama
  • An increased understanding of the subject
  • Individual confidence, public speaking, basic acting skills, teamwork and awareness of others
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