English Literacy Workshops for schools

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Providing students with a love of reading, together with excellent written and conversational skills is central to the aims of the English National Curriculum. To compliment your classroom English topics we can offer a range of themed workshops to help spark imaginations and develop written and spoken language. The workshops featured below can help schools from EYFS through to KS5.

English workshops focusing on writing skills can develop literacy through creative writing, conversational writing, job applications and CVs, as well as more specific examples of the usual SPAG topics; from nouns and pronouns to fronted adverbials and subordinate clauses.

English workshops focusing on conversation skills help equip students with strong oral communication and spoken language skills, building their vocabulary and enabling them to articulate arguments and express opinions.

Whether you are looking for drama and theatre, Shakespeare, poetry, theme-based writing, superheros, pirates, or a virtual reality trip that will take them far beyond the classroom. Take a look at the best English workshops available for school groups.

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Creative Writing-Engage and Inspire’–Roald Dahl



The Drama Hut offers on-site school workshops, encouraging learning in a creative environment. With a wide range of topics to choose from, let us create a unique learning experience for your school.

All our team are professional actors, trained by us to help facilitate learning through performance. They all have experience working with children of all ages and share a common passion of learning through drama. All facilitators are DBS checked and implement The Drama Hut CPP (Child Protection Policy). The Drama Hut's Creative Writing workshops offer an opportunity for children to learn through improvisation, role play, song and script work. Let us create a unique learning experience for your school and bring writing stories to life with our experienced actor who will take them on a journey of discovery! ...

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Creative Writing-Engage and Inspire’–Roald Dahl








Bespoke VR Workshop
Bespoke VR Workshop

All UK Regions, East Midlands, Midlands, London & South East, East of England, South West, North East, North, Yorkshire, Scotland English, Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Science, Physics, Biology, History, Greeks, Ancient Civilisations, Egyptians, Vikings, worldwar, Design Technology, Computing

Virtual Reality helps students gain a deeper understanding of the world around them and ignite their imagination. Your learners can be engaged and inspired by breath-taking scenes from around the world and gain a deep understanding of the topic. ...

Superhero Workshop & Wow Day
Superhero Workshop & Wow Day

All UK Regions English

Dan Tastic Education brings comic books to life with incredible Superhero Wow Days! Your pupils will be inspired & engaged by an array of props, videos & student interaction with one of our fun & entertaining Dan Tastic Workshop Facilitators! ...

Creative Writing-Engage and Inspire’–Roald Dahl
Creative Writing-Engage and Inspire’–Roald Dahl

East Midlands, Midlands, London & South East, East of England, South West, North, Yorkshire English, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
The Drama Hut offers on-site school workshops, encouraging learning in a creative environment. With a wide range of topics to choose from, let us create a unique learning experience for your school....

Minecraft Education
Minecraft Education

East Midlands, Midlands, London & South East, East of England, South West, North East, North, Yorkshire, Wales, Scotland English, Maths, Science, Chemistry, Biology, Computing, PSHE, SEN

Our bespoke cross-curricular Minecraft Education workshops are incredibly successful at creating engagement and enthusiasm around a topic. They offer students opportunities to apply knowledge and learning, work collaboratively and get creative. ...




The Early Aspiration Street
The Early Aspiration Street

East Midlands, Midlands, London & South East, East of England, South West, North East, North, Yorkshire, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland Citizenship, English, Maths, Geography, Archaeology, Physical Education, Art, PSHE, Wildlife

We bring the School Trip DIRECTLY to you! Sometimes, taking your pupils on a school trip just isn't do-able. We don't want your pupils to miss out on these integral childhood adventures any more than you do, which is why we'd love to put UK prim...

All Hail Macbeth
All Hail Macbeth

All UK Regions English, Performing Arts, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
All Hail Macbeth. THEATRE WORKSHOP'S stunning & inspiring interactive workshop. From the moment you meet the Witches on the heath to the demise of Macbeth, the pupils are gripped with the plot and immersed in the characters, all played by themselves....

Archeology of the Ages
Archeology of the Ages

East Midlands, Midlands, London & South East, East of England English, Maths, Archaeology, History, Prehistory, PSHE

Archeologist Ruth Pebble has been told her prehistoric excavation is to be shut down immediately but Ruth is sure there's more to be found! Work your way back through Britain’s Iron, Bronze and Stone Ages to find out what lies beneath the surface!...

World Book Day
World Book Day

East Midlands, Midlands, London & South East, East of England, South West, North, Yorkshire English

COVID-19 OFFER
The Drama Hut offers on-site school workshops, encouraging learning in a creative environment. All we require prior to our visit is a clear space to work in and a member of staff to observe or join in the experience. ...


Tudors & Elizabethans Workshop
Tudors & Elizabethans Workshop

Midlands, South West, North, Wales English, History, Medieval, Tudors, Elizabethans, Monarchs, Performing Arts, Dance

COVID-19 OFFER
A totally interactive exploration of Tudor life through Stories, Artefacts, Costumes, Coin Making and a whole lot of 15th and 16th century history. ...

Immersive Storytelling
Immersive Storytelling

All UK Regions English, History, Prehistory, Greeks, Ancient Civilisations, Egyptians, Romans, Saxons, Vikings, Medieval, Tudors, Victorian, Edwardian

Covid-safe in-person performances designed to stimulate children's creativity and love of literacy ...

The Vanishing Library
The Vanishing Library

East Midlands, Midlands, London & South East, East of England English, PSHE

The Old Librarian needs our help, her books are disappearing off the shelves We’ll have to become literary detectives, searching the library from top to bottom in order to find the missing books and save the stories for future generations. ...

Shakespeare
Shakespeare

All UK Regions English, History, Tudors

A fun and participatory day of drama exploring Shakespeare or even just one of his many plays! ...


The Superhero Academy
The Superhero Academy

East Midlands, Midlands, London & South East, East of England, South West, North East, North, Yorkshire, Wales, Scotland Citizenship, English, Maths, Physical Education

We don't want your pupils to miss out on these integral childhood adventures any more than you do, which is why we'd love to put UK primary schools at the heart of the action - and bring the experiences to you! ...

Florence Nightingale - Online
Florence Nightingale - Online

All UK Regions History, Victorian, Significant Individuals, Beyond Living Memory

COVID-19 OFFER
Who was Florence Nightingale and just how important was her role in improving hospital conditions for soldiers in the Crimea? Come with us as we find out how she challenged the stereotype of nurses and influenced a new way of nursing. ...

Vikings: Pirates or Pioneers
Vikings: Pirates or Pioneers

East Midlands, Midlands, North, Yorkshire, Wales History, Vikings

COVID-19 OFFER
Were ALL Vikings marauding warriors and invaders? Come with us as we explore how the Vikings lived and the important role of trading in their society. ...

Roald Dahl
Roald Dahl

All UK Regions English, Performing Arts

A Roald Dahl Day is the perfect way to explore Dahl’s life and work. You can choose from two options, either a Learn and Present for 1 class or an Explore Day for up to 6 classes, depending upon how many pupils you would like us to work with and t...


Chocolate Collective
Chocolate Collective

All UK Regions English, Geography, Human Geography, History, Prehistory, Ancient Civilisations, Design Technology, Food, SEN

Chocolate Collective facilitate chocolate workshops that are a fantastic introduction into the world of chocolate. Our tailored, interactive workshops inspire pupils and teach them new skills either as an after-school activity or as part of a Nation ...

Introducing Shakespeare- Engage and Inspire
Introducing Shakespeare- Engage and Inspire

East Midlands, Midlands, London & South East, East of England, South West, North, Yorkshire English

COVID-19 OFFER
The Drama Hut offers on-site school workshops, encouraging learning in a creative environment. With a wide range of topics to choose from, let us create a unique learning experience for your school....

Bespoke VR and Computer Workshops for the West Midlands
Bespoke VR and Computer Workshops for the West Midlands

Midlands English, Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Science, Physics, Biology, History, Greeks, Ancient Civilisations, Egyptians, Vikings, worldwar, Design Technology, Computing

Virtual Reality helps students gain a deeper understanding of the world around them and ignite ​their imagination. Your learners can be engaged and inspired by breath-taking scenes from around the world and gain a deep understanding of the topic. ...

Lost Vikings Escape Rooms
Lost Vikings Escape Rooms

East Midlands, Midlands, London & South East, East of England, South West, North East, North, Yorkshire, Wales, Scotland English, Archaeology, History, Saxons, Vikings, Significant Individuals, Beyond Living Memory, Physical Education, Art

We don't want your pupils to miss out on these integral childhood adventures any more than you do, which is why we'd love to put UK primary schools at the heart of the action - and bring the experiences to you! ...


Creative Writing-Engage and Inspire' - Fairy tales
Creative Writing-Engage and Inspire' - Fairy tales

East Midlands, Midlands, London & South East, East of England, South West, North, Yorkshire English, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
The Drama Hut offers on-site school workshops, encouraging learning in a creative environment. With a wide range of topics to choose from, let us create a unique learning experience for your school. ...

Diversify- Social Inclusion
Diversify- Social Inclusion

East Midlands, Midlands, London & South East, East of England, South West, North East, North, Yorkshire Citizenship, PSHE

COVID-19 OFFER
We cover a wide range of Social Inclusion topics dealing with issues identified by education professionals, Ofsted and the government as current concerns within schools and our wider society. ...

World Book Day Workshops
World Book Day Workshops

East Midlands, Midlands, London & South East, East of England, South West, North English, Performing Arts, SEN

If you want an amazing experience for your students this World Book Day, then check out our interactive storytelling workshops. We use performance, music, drama and puppetry to bring popular children's stories to life for your students. ...

Creative Writing
Creative Writing

All UK Regions English, Science, Biology, Computing

Dragons in the classroom due to the power of story telling. ...


Ancient Greece VR
Ancient Greece VR

All UK Regions English, History, Greeks

A not to be missed opportunity to visit and experience Ancient Greece. This experience will allow you to see and hear first hand what life was like for the Ancient Greeks ...

Arty-Fact Theatre
Arty-Fact Theatre

All UK Regions English, Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Performing Arts, PSHE, SEN

Arty-Fact Theatre has been visiting School for 20 years, delivering high quality theatre at affordable prices. We offer an amazing opportunity for your pupils to see live theatre and to interact with professional actors. Available all year round ...

Science
Science

All UK Regions English, Science, Biology, Computing

WE BELIEVE EVERY CHILD DESERVES SPECTACULAR OPPORTUNITIES AND MEMORABLE EXPERIENCES. THIS IS AT THE CORE OF EVERYTHING WE DO AT TEACH REX. ...

Fairy Tales Workshop & Wow Day
Fairy Tales Workshop & Wow Day

All UK Regions English

Dan Tastic Education brings stories & fantasy to life with incredible Fairy Tale Wow Days! Your pupils will be inspired & engaged by an array of props, videos & student interaction with one of our fun & entertaining Dan Tastic Workshop Facilitator...


World War VR
World War VR

All UK Regions English, History, worldwar, Performing Arts

Travelling back in time to World War I or II in VR gives students a different perspective on the horrors of war and allows them to empathise with the topic more than ever before. ...

Tudor Workshop
Tudor Workshop

East Midlands, Midlands, London & South East, East of England, South West, North East, North, Yorkshire English, History, Tudors

COVID-19 OFFER
We offer exciting, immersive and inspiring Tudor workshops for schools, presented by a charismatic “performing historian” with a deep-rooted passion for their subject. ...

The Jungle Book
The Jungle Book

All UK Regions English, Performing Arts, Dance

Deep in the jungle the animals live, play and hunt, but their lives change forever when they come across a man-cub in their territory. Using drama, dance and imagination building activities, One Day Creative explore this classic tale. ...

Shakespeare
Shakespeare

All UK Regions English, Performing Arts

Explore the work of William Shakespeare, with a focus on the depth of character, use of stage craft and innovative language. Choose from Macbeth, A Midsummer Nights Dream or Romeo & Juliet for your One Day Creative drama workshop. ...


Macbeth Workshop
Macbeth Workshop

All UK Regions English, Languages, SEN

WOW factor - ALL HAIL MACBETH WORKSHOP suitable for KS2, Ks3 & Ks4. Arty-Fact Theatre visits your school with this amazing fully interactive Shakespeare Workshop. Easy to book, fits into your school timetable. BOOK NOW for Shakespeare Week ...

Enigma Machine
Enigma Machine

East Midlands, Midlands, London & South East, East of England Citizenship, English, Maths, History, worldwar, PSHE

The year is 1940 and Alan Turing has been set an enormous task. Join him in Hut 8 as he pieces together various codes, messages and mathematical conundrums in order to solve the cryptic messages sent by naval spies! ...

World Book Day Dance Workshops
World Book Day Dance Workshops

London & South East, North, Yorkshire Citizenship, English, Performing Arts, Dance, Music, Physical Education, PSHE, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
Our World Book Day dance workshops for schools help enrich your pupil's learning from £1.43 per pupil. We bring books to life through dance and give your pupils the chance to get creative. ...

Tutankhamun’s Curse
Tutankhamun’s Curse

East Midlands, Midlands, London & South East, East of England, South West, North East, North, Yorkshire, Wales English, Maths, History, Greeks, Egyptians, Performing Arts, PSHE

YoYoJoy offer escape rooms that fit into your school hall or studio. Participants must work as a team to crack codes, solve puzzles and gather clues to solve the escape room challenge! ...


Crime Scene Investigation
Crime Scene Investigation

All UK Regions English, Maths

Enter the world of Forensic Science! This increasingly popular workshop has proven a challenge for even the most gifted students. Working in small groups teams will be presented with a crime scene to investigate. ...

Themed planetarium experiences
Themed planetarium experiences

All UK Regions English, Science, Physics, Music

Immersive Experiences have been creating memorable events for over a decade, by combining the magic of immersive digital technologies, science and amazing people. ...

Great Explorers-Christopher Columbus and Amelia Earhart
Great Explorers-Christopher Columbus and Amelia Earhart

East Midlands, Midlands, London & South East, East of England, South West, Yorkshire English, History, Medieval, Twentieth Century

COVID-19 OFFER
The Drama Hut offers on-site school workshops, encouraging learning in a creative environment. With a wide range of topics to choose from, let us create a unique learning experience for your school. ...

Pirate Workshop & Wow Day
Pirate Workshop & Wow Day

All UK Regions English

Dan Tastic Education brings history to life with incredible Pirate Wow Days! Your pupils will be inspired & engaged by an array of props, videos & student interaction with one of our fun & entertaining Dan Tastic Workshop Facilitators! ...


Google Applied Digital Skills
Google Applied Digital Skills

East Midlands, Midlands, London & South East, East of England, South West, North East, North, Yorkshire, Scotland Citizenship, English, Maths, Business, Computing, PSHE, Careers

Free hands-on workshops for staff or students designed to promote and develop digital sills using Google's Applied Digital Skills programme. ...

The Puzzle Tomb Escape Rooms
The Puzzle Tomb Escape Rooms

East Midlands, Midlands, London & South East, East of England, South West, North East, North, Yorkshire, Wales, Scotland English, Maths, Geography, History, Egyptians, Art, SEN

Sometimes, taking your pupils on a school trip just isn't do-able. We don't want your pupils to miss out on these integral childhood adventures any more than you do, which is why we'd love to put UK prim ...

Theatre Workshop
Theatre Workshop

All UK Regions English, Geography, Environmental Geography, History, Prehistory, Greeks, Egyptians, Romans, Saxons, Vikings, Tudors, Victorian, worldwar, Performing Arts, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
Theatre Workshop have been visiting schools for over 25 years with fun filled active workshops. Our workshops certainly have the WOW factor and will get you pupils scrabbling for the internet to research for themselves. Book NOW ...

The Jungle Book - Online Workshop
The Jungle Book - Online Workshop

All UK Regions, East Midlands, Midlands, London & South East, East of England, South West, North East, North, Yorkshire, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland English, Performing Arts

This collection of activities serves as an excellent introduction to the famous characters we meet in Rudyard Kipling’s ‘Jungle Book’. It encourages physical exploration of the characters, explores performances, poetry and movement. ...


A Victorian Christmas
A Victorian Christmas

East Midlands, Midlands, London & South East, East of England, South West, North, Yorkshire English, History, Victorian, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
The Drama Hut offers on-site school workshops, encouraging learning in a creative environment. With a wide range of topics to choose from, let us create a unique learning experience for your school. ...

Portals To The Past
Portals To The Past

East Midlands, Midlands, London & South East, East of England, South West, North East, North, Yorkshire English, Geography, Human Geography, History, Prehistory, Greeks, Egyptians, Romans, Saxons, Vikings, Medieval, Tudors, Victorian, worldwar

COVID-19 OFFER
Portals to the Past provide high quality history workshops in schools for KS2, led by experienced historical re-enactors and historians. Available across most of England. From the Stone Age through to WW2 our workshops come to your school. ...

The Ancient Greeks
The Ancient Greeks

East Midlands, Midlands, London & South East, East of England, South West, North East, North, Yorkshire, Wales English, Geography, Human Geography, Archaeology, History, Greeks, Performing Arts, Art

COVID-19 OFFER
Humph’s Histories is led by Steve Humpherson who has a passion for history and passing on this passion. Steve combines fun and learning through his exciting and engaging activity based workshops. Just click to see the full list of workshops offer...

Global Citizens- the world in your classroom
Global Citizens- the world in your classroom

Yorkshire Citizenship, English, Maths, Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Religious Education, Art, PSHE, Farm, Ancient Civilisations

Our hands on, engaging and creative workshops on Fairtrade, Black History and other topical global development issues are differentiated for all Key Stages. 100% of our workshops have been rated good or outstanding by teachers. ...


Space VR
Space VR

All UK Regions English, Science, Physics

Travel into space with this workshop. Journey through the solar system. Visit different planets and experience the journey that astronauts take to reach them. ...

Wild West Workshop & WOW Day
Wild West Workshop & WOW Day

All UK Regions English

Dan Tastic Education brings cowboys to life with incredible Wild West Wow Days! Your pupils will be inspired & engaged by an array of props, videos & student interaction with one of our fun & entertaining Dan Tastic Workshop Facilitators! ...

Creative Writing Superheroes
Creative Writing Superheroes

East Midlands, Midlands, London & South East, East of England, South West, North, Yorkshire English, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
The Drama Hut offers on-site school workshops, encouraging learning in a creative environment. With a wide range of topics to choose from, let us create a unique learning experience for your school....

The Stone Age Time Travel Escape Rooms
The Stone Age Time Travel Escape Rooms

East Midlands, Midlands, London & South East, East of England, South West, North East, North, Yorkshire, Wales, Scotland English, Maths, History, Prehistory, Physical Education, Art, PSHE

We don't want your pupils to miss out on these integral childhood adventures any more than you do, which is why we'd love to put UK primary schools at the heart of the action - and bring the experiences to you! ...


The Mystery on Mount Olympus
The Mystery on Mount Olympus

East Midlands, Midlands, London & South East, East of England Citizenship, English, Maths, History, Prehistory, PSHE

NOT CURRENTLY AVAILABLE ...

Romans VR
Romans VR

All UK Regions English, History, Romans

An inciteful look at Ancient Rome with a mixture of real-life photos, computer-generated reconstructions and 360 videos to bring the topic back to life. ...

Green Screen
Green Screen

All UK Regions English, Science, Biology, Computing

Teach Rex we use current Ofsted guidelines, the curriculum and our experience in teaching to create the optimal environment for learning. ...




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