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Drama Workshops £100 per class + travel

Our aim is to respond to the requirements of the changing curriculum by providing in role drama workshops on any book, theme or historical period of your choice, at no extra cost.

Click here to send us your requests for bespoke drama workshops or scroll down to see our extensive list based on all areas of the current curriculum from Nursery to Year 6.

“I really hope we can book you in next year. I sent your virtual flyer to all our Staff,
including senior management, praising you to the skies”

Heathbrook Primary School, SW8.

History Workshops

We can devise a drama workshop on any historical period of your choice. We work in role for one hour with a maximum of 30 children, using minimal costume and artefacts.

We also have a full repertoire of workshops based on themes from the present curriculum. Click on each workshop below for full details.

Early Years and Key Stage 1 History Workshops

Key Stage 2 History Workshops

Literacy and Book Week Specials £100 per class + travel

A fun way to explore specific books or poems, to draw out characterisation, inference and deduction, themes and narrative structures. At no extra cost we can tailor-make a workshop on any book of your choice or choose from the list below

Suggestions for

Early Years to Key Stage 1

The Rainbow Fish
Going on a Bear Hunt
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
The Omnibombulator
The Gingerbread Man

 

... And for Key Stage 2

When Jessie Sailed across the Sea
The Ghost of Thomas Kemp
The Golden Compass
Roald Dahl Stories
The Iron Man
The Jabberwocky

 

" All teachers involved in the 'Rainbow Fish' workshop were extremely impressed and gave very positive feedback (without me even asking!).
Karen James, Miles Coverdale Primary School, Shepherd's Bush.

See also Storytime Specials and Storytelling Shows

“Very useful for EAL children to develop understanding and language skills. The kinaesthetic approach and working in role really helped ALL the children to understand the issues”.
Linda Waterhouse, St Jude’s Primary School, Southwark

Myths, Legends and Traditional Tales Workshop

Tiddalick the Giant Frog -Travel to the Australian outback and find the reason for the disappearing water.

Parvati and the Magic Bowl – take on a role in this magical Hindu myth.

A Shiver of Ghosts - based on a famous tale from China

Also see our Storytelling Shows:

MYTHS AND LEGENDS FROM AROUND THE WORLD
GREEK MYTHS

Storytelling ~ What do we need to make a good story?

Create a story
- stretch your imagination and entertain your classmates!

Exploring Shakespeare - Getting under the skin of the Bard

"The children and staff had a great time.
I hope we can invite you back next term to enliven another part of the curriculum."

Chris Lewis, Streatham Wells Primary

Please note: at least 6 weeks notice is required to devise a tailor-made workshop

 


PSHE and Citizenship £100 per class + travel

 

Pupils use the safe environment of an imaginary drama structure to experience developing good relationships, staying safe, respecting the differences between people and building self esteem. Scenarios can be developed to prepare pupils to play an active role as citizens

Suggested topics:

Staying Safe
Bullying
Relationships and Friends
Self Esteem
Good Manners
Punctuality

“Thank you for the drama workshops during our Staying Safe Week. The feedback from the teachers has been really great and it is clear your workshops made a major contribution to the success of the week"
P Brackley, Head Teacher, Nelson Primary School, Middlesex



Science Specials £100 per class + travel

Journey into Space for Year 2 to Year 5
It’s 2035 and space scientists are ready to take the next journey into space. The children have been selected from thousands to train for this exciting space mission. Will they have what it takes to make the next giant leap into space and go further through the solar system than ever before?

Plug Yourself In for Year 3 to Year 6
A workshop exploring Electricity

Give your class the chance to become forensic detectives, to solve the mystery of a suspicious death. Along the way, the young detectives will encounter electrons, atoms, conductors and circuits in this electrifying sixty minute workshop which should really make the sparks fly!

"Very appropriate material, very well presented.
The children were still talking about it the next day!"

Judith Puttick, Brookside Infants, Romford

"Our Science Coordinator hired them as no one else would touch nursery!
I highly recommend Teach-it-Through-Drama!"

Cranmer Primary, Mitcham

 

 

 


GEOGRAPHY £100 per class + travel

We can create a drama workshp to complement or link with a theme or topic. Or choose from the list below

A BANGLADESHI MYSTERY– set in Sylhet, Bangladesh - For KS2
The children are in role as young explorers sent to Sylhet in Bangladesh to help Uncle Kazi discover the truth about the mythical creature Ban-manush

A MEXICAN MYSTERY– set in Tocuaro, Mexico - For KS2
The children are in role as young explorers sent to the village of Tocuaro in Mexico to discover the truth about the sighting of the mythical Chupacabra.

RECYCLING – For KS1 and KS2
An exciting Drama workshop based on ‘The Lorax’ by Dr Seuss

EXPLORING THE ARTIC – For Year 1 to Year 4
The children are in role as Arctic Explorers on the frozen tundra of Northern Canada. They meet Yokone, one of the ‘First Nation’ people of Canada, sometimes called Inuit. Yokone is concerned about the polar bears and asks for their help.
The children will have fun in role while learning Polar Bears and the life of the people living in the Arctic region

DINOSAUR EXPLORERS – for KS1 and KS2
The children are in role as explorers sent to The Lost Valley to seek out the truth about some giant dinosaur footprints.

THE DESERT EXPLORERS – For KS1 and KS2
The children need to use their knowledge of deserts to solve the mystery of the Serengeti.

CONQUERING EVEREST - for KS2
It is June 1924. The children are in role as trainee newspaper reporters preparing to make a trip to Mount Everest where George Mallory and Andrew Irvine are about to make their ascent to the summit of the tallest and most dangerous mountain in the world. Will the two intrepid climbers be first to reach the summit or will they perish as so many others have done?

The children will have fun in role while learning about Mount Everest, the dangers for early 20th Century mountaineers, the quest to be the first and the indomitable spirit of these early pioneers.


Drama for Fun £100 per class + travel

 

Games and exercises designed to develop skills in speaking and listening, to build confidence and social skills, teamwork and self-presentation

Hot-seating
Flashback
Role-play
Tableaux
Improvisation
Storytelling


Puppetry and Masks £100 per class + travel

The Art of Masks
Create simple masks using everyday materials and scrap

Making Puppets
Find out how to make and use simple puppets and tell a story

Shadow Puppets
For all ages

These can linked to the
Literacy, History or PSHE packages

 

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