Shakespeare’s Theatre – KS2
Themes: History, Literacy, Performance
Through drama games and role-play the children will consider what it may have been like to be an audience member and an actor at The Globe Theatre. The children will be directed in groups to prepare a short fun scene to perform to each other.
Around the World with Francis Drake – KS2
Themes: History, Exploration, Storytelling, Creative Writing
In an in depth role-play, the children will be trained to be Drake’s fearless crew on board The Golden Hinde (1577 - 1580) as he attempts to circumnavigate the globe. On the voyage they will encounter many adventures from Spanish galleons laden with gold, to trade and shipwreck .
Additional information: This workshop runs at a minimum length of 2 hours. There is also an extended scheme of work delivered in 6 sessions.
Victorian Upstairs, Downstairs – KS2
Themes: History, Characterisation, Creative Writing
Each child will be given a role to play in a large country house, either above or below stairs. They will invent their own character and consider the status of each member of the household, from His Lordship to the scullery maid. They will role-play their daily lives and prepare for a special event in the household.