Specialist Drama Lessons

Partner: Nash Mills Church of England Primary School, Nash Mills, Hemel Hempstead
Partner type: Maintained School
Project category: Academic

As a result of a hugely successful event last November where local primary schools came to Abbot’s Hill for a variety of workshops, Ms Hollie Sparrow Head of Drama, is spending an afternoon every week teaching Year 5 at Nash Mills School.  This will allow the pupils specialist teaching and further collaboration with pupils at Abbot’s Hill.

Aims of the project

·        To provide specialist teaching

·        To promote the sharing of resources


·        To promote collaboration between staff and pupils at both schools

Background and goals

Come and Sing was a day of song, dance and drama that involved 90 pupils last November.  This promoted further collaboration between Abbot’s Hill School and Nash Mills, resulting in a specialist drama teacher going over once a week.




Resources including props, scripts, music etc


Year 5 pupils are given the opportunity to participate in drama lessons leading to a performance.  The activities introduce them to skills including, dancing, singing, acting, working in a group, perseverance, empathy towards others to name but a few.  The children will also be visiting AHS for a further day of workshops.  

Pupil involvement

30 Year 5 pupils

Frequency and duration

once a week for the academic year 2017-18