Becky Higgins is a drama practitioner. She has worked in drama and theatre in education for over 30 years and has been based in Northamptonshire since 2001.Currently drama specialist at Rowan Gate Primary School in Wellingborough and Rushden, she specialises in drama as creative communication with young people across a range of additional learning needs, including those with profound and multiple learning difficulties and those on the autistic spectrum.
Becky offers Arts Award Discover and Explore to these groups. She has developed primary nurture group drama practice aligned with the Boxall profile and also works with families to support children with varying and complex needs as a Foundational Theraplay® Practitioner. Becky has an MA in Drama in Education and her PhD explored the relationship between creativity and cognitive development.