DRAMA DEPARTMENT Wider Learning: Origins of the Caribbean.
Prior to the current academic year I was asked to create a three lesson course for the new ‘Wider Learning’ cycle.
I was told it could be about anything. It wasn’t a difficult decision to make. I knew I wanted to highlight the wonders of the Caribbean (part of my heritage). It’s history, culture and entertainment and share that with my students.
With the help of my sister (a complete history buff) we created a wonderful historical celebration of the Caribbean and its links to the United Kingdom.
We have now completed the first round of courses and it has gone very well. Students have produced some excellent ‘end of course projects’ such as: designing a national dress of the Caribbean to an original