Drama support led by Patrice Baldwin

Patrice BaldwinDrama Consultant

Patrice Baldwin is Chair of the Council for Subject Associations (CfSA).  She was a Primary HeadteacherArts Education and School Improvement Adviser (Norfolk) and an Ofsted inspector. She was Sir Jim Rose’s Editorial Expert for Drama in his proposed primary national curriculum and Oak National Academy’s Primary Drama subject leader during the pandemic. She worked regularly with Pie Corbett for several years, delivering ‘Talk and Drama for Writing’ conferences. From 2012 until 2020, she arranged and offered primary curriculum courses and leadership conferences for Norfolk schools, through Inspiring Professional Development and School Improvement.  Patrice is a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts and is a specialist in using Drama for learning. She has worked in almost 40 countries at conferences and in universities. She was Chair of National Drama (2004- 2015) and President of the International Drama Theatre and Education Association (IDEA) from 2010-2013. She founded and directed, Drama for Learning and Creativity (D4LC), supported by Norfolk County Council, QCA, Arts Council England, Creative Partnerships and NESTA and presented it at UNESCO’s 2nd World Arts in Education Conference in South KoreaPatrice was a BBC Education scriptwriter and series consultant. She is a prolific author. Her most recent book is Process Drama for Second Language Teaching and Learning (Bloomsbury Academic, 2022) and her next book will be published in Autumn 2023 by Taylor and Francis ’

31.1.24 Drama for Oracy
4.3.24 Using outstanding texts to support curriculum development – The Teachers’ Collection
5.6.24 PSHE through Drama


18.9.24 Using Drama strategies to explore picture books in KS1
6.11.24 Using Drama against bullying in KS2
8.1.25 Using Drama for Talk and Writing
5.2.25 Drama for Oracy
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