Package ideas for schools: Key Stage 2

great-fire-of-londonThe following are examples of some of the workshops we deliver. If you have any queries or are looking for something specific, get in touch via our contact page and we’ll be happy to discuss your needs:

  • Invaders and settlers
    Whether you’re studying Vikings, Normans, WW1, WW2, or a bit of everything, we can create a workshop or play in a day to suit your needs.
  • The Nightingale
    Interactive story-telling session based around the favourite tale from Hans Christian Andersen. This workshop focuses on puppetry and using objects in unusual ways.
  • The Little Mermaid
    Story-telling session told through shadow, this well known story combines drama workshop ideas with the magic of storytelling.
  • Persephone and the Pomegranate
    Interactive story-telling session told through illustration. A Classic Greek tales to spark the imagination with angry gods, kidnap and trickery.
  • The Victorians
    Kick start your curriculum subject with a fun-packed, fact-filled day of Victoriana, ending with a sharing for the whole school. Some of the areas we can cover are:

    • The British Empire
    • Great Inventions
    • The Industrial Revolution
    • Science, medicine & war
    • Famous Victorians
  • The Tudors
    ‘The Voyage of Discovery’ – this exciting role-play will take the class into the court of Elizabeth I, onto a Tudor galleon, and to the discovery of chocolate in South America!
  • The Greeks
    ‘The Odyssey’ – we explore one of the most fantastic stories ever told – covering the war at Troy, meeting the sirens, the Cyclops, whirlpools and sea monsters. This package encourages group work, problem solving and the imagination.
  • Once upon a time… – Creative Writing session
    Get those imaginations working and be prepared for inspiration to strike! We’ll use a multitude of drama games, ideas and techniques to create stories. Drawing on Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes as a starting point, the children will be creating their own stories by the end of the sessions. We could even help you create a new story-telling space in your school….
  • Around the world
    Step into the shoes of Phileas Fogg and let us take you on a journey of a lifetime. Exploration, travel and locations covered in an exciting role-play that can be easily performed to the rest of the school. This package can link into locations of your choice.
  • Environment
    Using drama, puppets, song and dance, we explore all the problems facing today’s world and how we can make a difference. This package can be in the form of role-play or performance to the rest of the school.
  • Out of this World
    Have you ever thought what it would be like to have a time machine? Where would you go? Back to the dinosaurs, into the Great fire of London, what about World War 2 or the 1960’s? Maybe you’d zoom into space and visit a kingdom of robots? Or travel under the sea to the great unknown water worlds? We will take you wherever you imagination is prepared to go…
  • Lights, camera, action!
    Have you got a school play coming up? Give the cast a crash course in stage skills! Whether its focus, status, projection, finding a character or simply learning to face an audience, this fun workshop will build confidence in your cast and offer ideas of how to make your production a 5 star hit!
  • World War 2
    A sensitive role-play taking the class through the experience of evacuation, rationing and the role played by the soldiers, sailors and air force.
  • Ancient Egypt
    We will go back to Ancient Egypt, to a time of gods and pharaohs. Starting with a trip down the Nile, we’ll find ourselves in the court of Osiris where judgement is made. Will your character’s heart be pure, will it balance against the feather of the Goddess Ma’at? Only you can decide…
  • What does it mean to be English?
    Celebrating our divesre culture, we use the arts to explore this question, covering history, geography and a dramatic touch to bring this cultural query to life.
  • Arabian Nights
    This fabulous collection of stories is a rich picking for cultural and creative projects, using drama, music, dance and shadow puppetry to explore both the content and the telling.
  • Issues and dilemmas
    Drama is the perfect tool for dealing with difficult subjects. Using role-play, we’ll work on the empathy and thinking skills that can help us make the right choices.
  • A Trip around the Human Body
    Join Professor Bones on an internal adventure as we shrink you down and really explore the human body from top to toe.  This workshop looks at the brain, nervous system, heart, digestive system and our bones.
  • The Twits – Roald Dahl Workshop
    This fun, character based workshop allows the participants to be creative and work as a team. It also builds  communication skills and tells a great story!