Championing Creativity in the Classroom

Simon is a highly experienced Freelance Drama Practitioner. He has been devising and delivering a variety of creative learning programmes in schools, theatres and within the community since 2009. He works with people of all ages; from Early Years through to Higher Education Students and with teaching staff to embed the arts into their teaching practices.


He is also very proud to be a teacher on Channel 4’s BAFTA nominated and award winning documentary series ‘The Secret Life of 4 & 5 Year Olds’.


Simon believes in the power of creativity, curiosity and play to engage young people and adults. He is passionate about championing creativity in the classroom and in finding ways to make learning accessible and creative for all.


The arts are a powerful tool in helping us explore, take risks and grow. Simon creates engaging theatre with young people which questions the world we live in.


"Simon created a bespoke drama workshop for our Arts Week. It was thoroughly engaging and explored a range of dramatic techniques. He established a lovely rapport with each group very quickly'

Kent College

"The CPD was brilliant fun from start to finish. There were so many games, ideas and ways of thinking that I am itching to put to use as soon as I'm back in school tomorrow"

Woodmansterne Primary

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