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Empower the next generation

A revolutionary drama based learning company that strives to advocate  positive relationships, inspire gender equality and create limitless possibilities through drama

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Of mental health problems are established by age 14. 75% by age 24.

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Of children and young people have a clinically diagnosable mental problem

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Of adolescents may experience a mental health problem in any given year.

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Of young people under 18 are at risk of poverty and social deprivation

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Of 13-18 year old girls report experiencing physical abuse in their own intimate partner relationships

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of children collated from referrals to the DA Hub* had been exposed in some form to domestic violence.

*Domestic Abuse Hub


EdShift delivers exemplary drama based learning programmes.
We support schools to embed practice within the whole school culture, informing parents, staff, children and young people;
transforming the beliefs and attitudes of the local community.

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Recent Posts


Taking Steps Towards Sex

It’s always going to be awkward talking about sex. But it’s essential and talking about sex is ultimately taking steps towards responsibility, respect and intimacy. However, how can we know what’s right and wrong when there’s a colossal amount of information offering us advice?

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Creative Coup?

It’s a treacherous thing being a drama teacher. Not only are you armed with a legion of lesson plans but also a legacy of texts worthy of solving Brexit, you’re faced with a barricade of entrenched beliefs that the Arts are weak in comparison to the Zeus like Sciences. Countless times drama teachers have been harmed by bullets of resistance.

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Mental Health


On the 10th October 2019 the nation will celebrate World Mental Health day. It is a day that the world comes together to praise diversity, educate, advocate and raise awareness. We shine a light on the importance of mental illness and the ripple effect it can have on people’s lives.

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new opportunity!

We are looking for 8 individuals to fill our board of Volunteer Directors with specific knowledge and expertise in the following areas:

  • Child Sexual Exploitation (Police/ Social Services)
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Arts Therapy
  • Digital Arts
  • Child and Adolescent mental health
  • Fundraising
  • Marketing
  • Education (Primary and secondary)