Soundscape Poetry

Those pupils who said they don’t like poetry will be writing furiously at the end of this magical workshop.  

Personification Poetry

What if Stonehenge could tell us all it has seen over the millennia – and all it has heard, too? What if your school gates could share with us all the comings and goings they have seen for years? And what about that well-thumbed book on the library shelf? This highly imaginative and interactive workshop … Read More

A Celebration in Rhyme

Working with up to 420 children to create and perform a School Poem in just one day! A celebration in Rhyme has been developed to help celebrate the stories your pupils love in verse – by writing and performing a collaborative School Poem in just a single day!   “The girls at Glendower LOVED the … Read More

Poetry Live!

Poetry Live – Join one of our team for live workshops, beamed straight to the classroom! (Streamed Workshop)   “Thank you so much – it was lovely to work with you. The children all had a wonderful day. According to one of mine it was the BEST day EVER!” Braywood CE First School (Streamed Poetry … Read More

Messages from Space

What do we know about Neptune? What’s the science of Saturn? And how is our understanding of Uranus?  

Introducing Shakespeare

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.     “Thank you for the Introducing Shakespeare workshops. We all enjoyed them so much and it was a pleasure to watch you in action. Can we … Read More

Spotlight on Shakespeare

Over four hundred years since his death, Shakespeare’s poetry is still being read, performed and listened to all over the world – which says something for its power and beauty.  

The Play’s The Thing

Our Shakespeare programmes prove popular and successful both nationally and internationally – and we’ve been lucky enough to partner with The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, the brains behind Shakespeare Week for the last 8 years. Our programmes work with any of the plays in the canon – and can normally be accomplished in as little as … Read More

Shakespeare for GCSE and A Level / S4 – S6

It’s unlikely that any of Shakespeare’s actors ever saw full copies of the plays they appeared in, instead using “cue cards” for rehearsals. And this challenging workshop builds on that theatre history.     “The staff loved watching students who they typically define as disinterested getting more engaged in the ‘human sculptures’ activities than they … Read More

The Poetry of Shakespeare

With many of Shakespeare’s characters, it’s definitely not a case of “what you see is what you get”. So this engaging activity puts them centre stage by bringing out both the visible and the invisible. Macbeth plays the role of the loyal subject – but inside he’s a mass of seething ambition.

Ways into Shakespeare (Teacher CPD workshop / INSET Day)

Our hands-on workshop gives you the chance to experience a range of Shakespeare activities that both link in perfectly with Shakespeare in the curriculum and extend horizons. All of the activities are designed to enrich your students’ understanding of character, language, narrative and text. None of them require any resources – and they’ll all work, … Read More