CONFUCIUS, a renowned Chinese philosopher, in explaining the role of drama in education wrote: “Tell me and I will forget. Show me and I will remember. Involve me and I will understand.”
This is partly the basis New Hanover Prep includes drama on the menu presented to its pupils.
Recently, the Grade threes hosted a theatre supper, “Rumpus in the Rainforest”, which showcased some of the fascinating facts the children had discovered during the term about rainforests.
Experts have severally underpinned the need to promote drama in schools due to the innumerable benefits it has for students and, as celebrated physicist Albert Einstein once said, “The highest level of creativity unfolds through play”.