Classes in schools

Sonnets in Schools

School Drama Workshops

Acting Coach David Phaure can run bespoke Drama Workshops in the school day for your school (he specialises in Shakespeare).

Scholarship Coaching

David offers 1:1 Scholarship training for private school entry at 11+ and 13+. He has had pupils successfully gain places at: Radley, Godolphin, Warminster, Dauntsey’s to name a few.

LAMDA Acting Exam Coaching

David has been coaching for LAMDA Acting Exam for over 10 years and currently works in the following schools:

  • Farleigh Preparatory School, Red Rice, Andover – LAMDA Acting Exams
  • Great Bedwyn Primary School, Wiltshire – After School DRAMA CLASS Classes

The LAMDA Acting grades can be performed as solo, a duologue or combined.

Grades 1-5 you act 2 pieces one from the LAMDA Anthology and one of your own choice.

Grade 6 you act 2 pieces, one contemporary (1980-present) and one classical (1800-1960) all plays must be read in full to answer questions and have a full understanding.

Grade 7 & 8 you act three pieces, contemporary, classical and before 1800, must read all plays in full.

The exams are structured in levels 1-4:

Entry – Entry Exam

Level 1 – Grades 1, 2 & 3

Level 2 – Grades 4 & 5

Level 3 – Grade 6 (Bronze Medal), Grade 7 (Silver Medal); Grade 8 (Gold Medal) (equivalent to AS and A Levels and you gain UCAS points).

Level 4 – PCert

If you are a school and would like to make a booking, please get in touch with David at or call 07818 052552.

If your child attends the schools above, and would like to take LAMDA exams please contact David to book a place at