Summer School Programmes 2024 – School Catch Up & Transition Workshops & Programmes

11th May 2024News, School Workshops

Our Catch-Up Summer School 2024 workshops are now available to book allowing you to create tailored maths, science or literacy-based creative days – or your own cross-curricular programmes! Over the last few years 7000 pupils have taken part in our Summer School workshops.  Whether you are looking for a one day workshop or something longer-term … Read More

International Schools

18th Aug 2023News, School Workshops

Our commitment to high quality provision that strengthens skills, delivers new content and promotes aspiration is a perfect fit for English-speaking International Schools everywher Like many International Schools, we cover both primary and secondary ages, so we’re able to work with you to put together an exciting and engaging programme lasting a number of days – … Read More

Literacy Workshops for Secondary Schools Summer Term

20th Jun 2023News, School Workshops

A range of Creative Literacy workshops designed to support the English Curriculum at KS3 & KS4 this Summer.  Experiential, exciting and empowering, our imaginative approaches harness tried and trusted approaches from the worlds of drama, visual art and creative writing. Approaches specifically developed to support young people in developing their reading and writing skills – … Read More

Creative Literacy Programmes for Primary Schools in Ireland

2nd May 2021News, School Workshops

Creative Literacy Programmes for Primary Schools in Ireland including In-person and Live Streamed Poetry, Shakespeare and Creative Literacy workshops.  We’ve adapted some of our most popular workshops to allow us to work safely with smaller groups, with no props / resources to handle – and in compliance with individual schools’ Covid-19 policies. The Great Grammar … Read More

Teaching Resource: Shakespeare Personification Poetry

2nd Apr 2021Free Teaching Resources, News

Writing poetry inspired by Shakespeare’s plays is a great way to
 cement understanding and celebrate learning, particularly around
 specific scenes. Once pupils begin to think themselves part of the 
scenery, their imaginations seem to more easily ‘ fill in’ the space
 around them, taking in not just the physical space but the atmosphere
and mood in … Read More

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust – Manchester Hub

1st Mar 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

Introducing Shakespeare

19th Jun 2019News

We love taking our Shakespeare programmes to schools all over the world, and we’ve thoroughly enjoyed developing a new one with Year 7/S1 particularly in mind. Introducing Shakespeare is a fantastic (and very energetic!) way to engage your students in the playwright, his life and works – and prepare them for their studies to come. … Read More

The Children’s Shakespeare Debate and As Creatives

25th Feb 2019News

For the third year running, we’re working with the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust (creators of the phenomenally successful Shakespeare Week) to design and deliver two series of workshops – one for pupils and the other for teachers. The absolute highlight of this year’s partnership, so far, was the opportunity to work with 60 Year 6 pupils … Read More

Teaching Resource: Shakespeare and Science: The Elements

11th Mar 2018Free Teaching Resources, School Workshops

An open-ended, cross-curricular, creative science and Shakespeare activity connecting scientific thoughts across the ages Download the Shakespeare and Science resource Find out more about Periodic Tales book by Hugh Aldersey-Williams here Get in touch and let us know about your experiences of using Shakespeare and Science with young people: info@ascreatives.com Related Pages Shakespeare Workshops for … Read More

Big Secondary Days – Enriching education through a creative approach to the curriculum

21st Feb 2018News, School Workshops

The summer term sees many secondary schools enriching their students’ education by organising “off timetable” days offering a wide range of different activities. So why not let us take the pressure off programming and the toil out of timetabling by booking one of our BIG Secondary Days? Both challenging and engaging, a BIG Secondary Day … Read More