WORKSHOPS FOR SCHOOLS
School Select has hundreds of workshops for schools covering the entire curriculum. Here is a selection of london based drama workshops but please search our full directory for a huge selection of school workshop providers across the UK.
Squire Theatre was founded in order to introduce students of all ages to the incredibly exciting world of stage combat. To demonstrate safe working practice and to encourage creative learning in a physically engaging and exciting manner. We specialises in providing drama workshops for schools in London and professional quality stage combat training for a diverse range of clients ranging from schools to professional theatre and film productions.
Squire’s education program is centred on the idea that physicality breeds creativity. It’s one thing to study a subject and quite another to apply that study practically. We offer a range of workshops for primary and secondary level students, helping them to engage in a hands on way with their Drama and English studies as well as PE, Dance and History. Be it getting the most out of a curriculum text or tackling a school production, encouraging physical fitness or simply the need for a fun enrichment activity Squire Theatre can help.
MakeBelieve Arts is a theatre and education company, offering unique and innovative programmes to develop the creative potential of children aged 2-15. They believe all children are entitled to a high quality creative education from an early age and have developed a reputation for excellence both nationally and internationally. Their team of highly experienced facilitators delivers drama workshops in London schools, INSETs, in-class workshops and parental engagement sessions.
Outburst! Theatre is designed to celebrate young people’s individual gifts and drives. They want today's children to shout about theirs! There are many mediums through which people can choose to communicate - dance, drama, poetry, song, circus... and every one of us has something we wish to share. Outburst! Theatre is a company of professionally trained performers who excel in their disciplines and work together to share their expertise with young people. They offer full day drama workshops for schools in London, half day workshops in London schools and after-school clubs.
Bigfoot is an arts education company that sets out to raise standards in education through a creative approach to learning and by delivering drama workshops in London schools . We provide a variety of workshops and curriculum enrichment programmes that use drama, dance, music, visual art and filmmaking activities to make learning exciting and fun. Bigfoot is helping pupils develop the necessary skills required to meet the challenges of 21st Century Britain, where creativity is leading the way.
You can book Dramabuds to deliver a one-off workshop. This can be used to introduce a theme to your class, to complement a topic you are already exploring, or to round off a project and become part of an event.
Using drama, movement, imaginative play and song we captivate the children’s imaginations. Together we create new worlds, become fun characters and use the children’s ideas to solve challenges set within the story. We support all six areas of Early Years Foundation Stage framework (EYFS) and areas of the Key Stage 1 curriculum.
Theatres are a remarkable source of inspiration and information for learners of all ages. To encourage greater understanding of the value of theatre buildings and make its information more accessible The Theatres Trust has created a series of online learning resources including ‘Exploring Theatres’, an introduction to theatre buildings with downloadable teachers resources, and a Digital Image Library and Theatres Database.They operate nationally providing an authoritative and knowledgeable source of expert advice and information on theatres, promoting the value of theatre buildings and championing their future.
‘Exploring Theatres’ gives students the chance to find out more about the role theatres play in their community and provides an exciting route into curriculum subjects. It helps trace the history of theatres, discover the varied styles of theatre decoration, uncover the different types of stages and auditoria, find out what makes a theatre, and introduces the people who work in a theatre.
Caboodle Theatre in Education and Caboodle Arts Company were founded to provide workshops for schools in London, through the performing (drama) and creative arts, in incorporating creativity into the curriculum, providing an inclusive forum that helps every child reach their potential. Their work provides solutions to schools by focusing on particular subject areas, while providing beneficial cross curricula references and opportunities for further exploration.
Performances and workshops (some using mask & physical theatre), support in-school learning within Citizenship, Literacy, Music, Dance (PE), History, Art, Science and Geography. They actively encourage pupils to use their imaginations in a more creative way, developing artistic & social skills and gaining in confidence and communication. They also support areas of global and social awareness.
Theatre Tots offers unique drama workshops for schools in London, including Early Years Foundation Stage and special needs children. Sessions are specially designed for the early years and focus on imagination, creativity and sensory work.
Sessions mix music, characters, stories and fun to inspire and captivate young imaginations. All our stories, music and activities are original and unique to Theatre Tots.
Using drama as a means to build confidence, promote creativity, flexibility and imagination and develop social skills. Sessions encourage active participation and interaction between children in a fun and relaxed manner.
West End Workshops from Theatre Workout™, is a specialist programme of bespoke theatre workshops for schools in London with groups visiting the West End. Our master-classes cover a wide range of theatre and performance styles including acting, dance, make-up, musical theatre, physical theatre, stage combat, Shakespeare, storytelling and much more.
West End Workshops - We also provide workshops endorsed by, or developed in association with, the producers of shows including Chicago, Dirty Dancing, The Lion King, Sister Act & Wicked.
Workshops on The Lion King are ideal for all key stages. Based on aspects of physical theatre, these workshops use simple and effective theatre techniques to explore the themes and characters in the show through forum/image theatre, improvisation, tableaux and storytelling.
Established in 1998, The Action Station creates parties and learning sessions where children can develop their creative and imaginative skills while having lots of fun along the way. These unique sessions combine formal teaching skills with professional drama techniques. The Action Station continues to create new concepts and themes that deliver progressive learning environments.
Drama Workshops – experienced professional actors portray Aesop’s Fables or Greek Myths, bringing characters to life in the classroom. Your class can celebrate favourite characters from many children’s books. You can assist pupils to explore about Shakespeare, science, history or PSHE themes with sessions tailored to meet specific outcomes.
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