Tag Archives: Literacy

Poetry Workshops for Schools – National Poetry Day 2017

Chiming perfectly with our belief that writing poetry offers pupils the perfect blend of freedom within structures, the theme of National Poetry Day 2017 is “Freedom”. And we’ve also adapted some of our most popular and successful poetry-writing workshops to … Continue reading

Shakespeare Workshops for Schools – The Play’s The Thing!

Celebrate Shakespeare in your school with an interactive drama-based workshop from as creatives! William Shakespeare is now firmly back on the national curriculum – but he’s never actually been away. Everyone knows his face and the names of a play or … Continue reading

Learning Outside the Classroom Opportunities in Maths and English

Outdoor spaces provide wonderful opportunities to explore how numbers and shapes create both the built and natural worlds. Every year we work with schools across the UK to help realise the potential of their outdoor space/s for creative learning opportunities. We would … Continue reading

Year 6 Transition Workshops for Primary Schools

Our Year 6 Transition workshops for primary schools have been developed to support children in celebrating their time at your school, to consider both the fresh opportunities that transition brings them and explore ways of overcoming any challenges they might … Continue reading

WWI Schools Play and Workshops – Living with the War

Living with the War is a schools’ play specifically designed to support the exploration of World War One at Key Stages 1 – 4. Available to schools across the UK, over 3,500 children and young people have watched the play and … Continue reading

Get Creative! School Arts Week Workshops

This summer we will be celebrating the creative arts in schools across the country by supporting children to explore, engage and develop their own creativity through a wide range of participatory art workshops. We believe that art is for everyone, that … Continue reading

Creative Literacy Programmes for Secondary Schools

Creativity is at the core of reading and writing, at the heart of speaking and listening. So our range of Creative Literacy programmes offers KS3 and 4 students opportunities to explore and experiment with words in different contexts. Experiential, exciting … Continue reading

Creative Literacy Programmes for Primary Schools

Creativity is at the core of reading and writing, at the heart of speaking and listening. So our range of Creative Literacy programmes offers pupils opportunities to explore and experiment with words in different contexts – and appreciate how effective spelling, … Continue reading

Case Study: National Poetry Day 2017

National Poetry Day is one of our favourite days of the year – and the 2017 theme of “Freedom” chimes perfectly with our approach of introducing children and young people to poetic structures that actually give them more freedom, more … Continue reading

CSI: Reading Skills – A creative approach to exploring, practising and developing reading skills

To be a young person in the 21st century is to read for pretty much every waking hour of the day – so those who tell us they don’t like “reading” are always amazed when they realise quite how much … Continue reading