The Play Continues… Chirnsyde and Merrylee Primaries

by Sophie McCabe As my second ‘Out to Play’ seven week residencies began, (with the whole of Chirnsyde Primary plus Primary 2 & 7 at Merrylee Primary), this blog reflects on some endings and beginnings. Merrylee, as a large school, had a busy programme of events happening in the final week before the October break, […]

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Merrylee We Roll Along…

by Sophie McCabe The autumn leaves are falling, the sunlight is (sometimes!) shining through the trees in Merrylee Primary’s Urban Jungle, and the children and their teachers continue to explore new ways of using drama, stories and creativity to explore outdoor learning, nature and sustainability. We’re almost six weeks through Merrylee’s “Out to Play” journey […]

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Eco Drama celebrates 10th Birthday

Eco Drama was founded in September 2007, and in September 2017 we celebrate our 10th Birthday, a milestone which we are really proud to have reached. To mark the occasion we celebrated on Friday 15th September at the CCA in Glasgow with lots of cake and a fantastic turn out of creative collaborators past and […]

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Out to Play’s Second Journey Begins at Dalmarnock!

by Ben Mali Macfadyen It was a quiet September morning at Dalmarnock primary. The children were settled in their classrooms, bows perched on heads like butterflies, heads full of stories and dreams. Everything was as expected. But as the hours passed, a hoolie began to blow through the corridors. Whispers of excitement and confusion, chirps […]

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