CSI: Reading Skills

Pupils who tell us they don’t like “reading” are always amazed when they realise quite how much skillful reading they’ve accomplished by the end of this fun and busy workshop.

Counting Achievement Through Poetry

Year on year, our National Poetry Day programmes prove popular and successful right across the country and we’ve developed a whole range of programmes to tie in with the 2024 theme of Counting: Counting Achievement Through Poetry.

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

Refuge Rhymes – Poetry

Inspiring and Reflective Poetry workshops for both Primary and Secondary Schools exploring the theme of “Refuge”   “The immersion aspect was particularly effective in engaging the pupils and this led to high standards of written poetry. All teachers were full of praise for the workshops and were delighted with the pupil outcomes and engagement. We … 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

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