World Book Day 2020 – Reserve your date now!

20th Jan 2020News, School Workshops

We hope you have had a thoroughly enjoyable World Book Day 2019 – we have absolutely loved visiting schools up and down the country delivering our Bookman, Paige Turner, Poetry and Shakespeare workshops –  and we are now (yes already!) taking bookings for World Book Day 2020. We usually sell out months in advance for … Read More

Enterprise Education – School Workshops

7th Jan 2020News, School Workshops

The benefits of enterprise education aren’t just for would-be entrepreneurs and potential businesspeople – they’re for everyone, of any age. Because the transferable nature of such enterprise skills as resourcefulness, resilience and reflection means that they provide pupils with a framework that can underpin all learning – both at school and beyond.   Global Entrepreneurship … Read More

Seven Wonders of the World – Whole School Science

5th Jan 2020News, School Workshops

Using a range of age-appropriate drama-based techniques to cement prior learning, clarify difficult concepts, introduce new content and extend thinking, our creative science programmes are always really popular.   Seven Wonders of the World  Specially developed to tie in with the British Science Week 2020 theme of Our Diverse Planet, and able to accommodate up to 420 children in … Read More

Holocaust Memorial Day 2020 – School Workshops

5th Jan 2020News, School Workshops

Holocaust Memorial Day, marked all over the world, is one of the most important days in the calendar.  It takes a different theme each year – and in 2020, on and around January 27th we’re able to offer three different programmes to primary and secondary schools, all designed to explore the theme of “Stand Together” … Read More

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust – Manchester Hub

3rd Jan 2020News

Following last year’s hugely successful and enjoyable collaboration with Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Jo is really excited to be starting work this term with their Manchester Hub. Six schools will be given the opportunity for one class to take part in a half-day workshop exploring the story of Macbeth. Jo’s workshops see the children themselves, through … Read More

Chris’s Maths Week Ireland Blog

2nd Jan 2020News

On 15th October 2019, I flew into Dublin for my first school visit at Star of the Sea in the east of the city to deliver one of my favourite maths workshops: CSI: Storyland. This is a great problem solving activity for early years and infants, using data handling, reasoning and numeracy to solve a … Read More

Sensory Maths – the Inclusivity of Maths

1st Jan 2020News, School Workshops

Since their launch last year, our Sensory Maths programmes have proved a great hit. Designed to support children and young people with profound learning needs and/or who communicate non-verbally, they harness a system of binary questions and handleable resources in using a range of senses to explore in concrete ways quantity, dimensions, capacity and texture. … Read More