Science

Sample workshops:

How do bees make honey? – Foundation and KS1

Themes: Mini-beasts, role-play, dance

Meet Granny B. She is a beekeeper and knows all about the life of bees. The children will take the role of a colony A�and Granny will show them how they are born, how they feed, work, swarm and even waggledance! The children will have the chance to taste some of Granny’s A�special honey.

Additional information: This workshop is also available as a participatory performance delivered by two actors.

An Eco Hot Potato! – A local community debate. – KS2

Themes: The environment, mapping skills, characterisation, speaking and listening

The group map out an imaginary A�town and take on at the roles within that community. A local councillor announces proposals for change. The town is invited to step up to the microphone and debate the issue at a public meeting, The locals must consider A�the consequences for their business and their local environment. The proposal is put to the vote.

The children will step into someone else’s shoes to debate a green issue in role.