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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The Stone Age Time Travel Escape Rooms



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!

We are a multi-award winning business who are growing from strength to strength and through our completely unique learning experiences we will create memories you and you children will treasure for years to come. The Escape Room concept really engages the children and staff throughout a truly unmissable day During your Leaning Experience your children will also take part in mini break-away workshops throughout the day to keep the fun going and your children fully engaged Every Learning Experience includes Post event Lesson Plans to continue the positive momentum created during your booking...

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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! ...

Drugs & Alcohol
Drugs & Alcohol

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

COVID-19 OFFER
Children's abuse of drugs and alcohol can begin earlier than many people realise, with some young people exposed before they have even left Primary Education. The longer these problems go unnoticed or ignored, the deeper rooted they become. ...

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. ...

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! ...

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
During this Drama Hut workshop, our enthusiastic writer, Sally Spade, will share her love of storytelling using the much loved stories of Roald Dahl in this highly interactive workshop....

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...

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, Physical 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 ...


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 ...

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...

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. ...

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 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! ...

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. ...

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. ...

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. ...


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. ...

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....

Creative Writing
Creative Writing

All UK Regions English, Science, Biology, Computing

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

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....


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 ...

Theatre Workout Education
Theatre Workout Education

All UK Regions, London & South East English, Performing Arts, Dance, Music, Languages, PSHE, SEN

Theatre Workout is the centre for education in London's West End, rated by School Travel Organiser magazine as "one of the top ten drama trips in the UK", alongside the Barbican, Globe, and National Theatres! ...

Roald Dahl- 12 days of Christmas
Roald Dahl- 12 days of Christmas

All UK Regions English

COVID-19 OFFER
This workshop provides a festive Christmas experience for children with the added benefit of encouraging the development of their creative writing skills. ...

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, Ancient Civilisations, Religious Education, Art, PSHE, Farm

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. ...


World Book Day Dance Workshops
World Book Day Dance Workshops

Midlands, 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 £1.73 per pupil. We bring books to life through dance and give your pupils the chance to get creative. ...

Around the World VR Quiz
Around the World VR Quiz

All UK Regions English, Geography, Physical Geography, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
Bring Geography to life with our 'Around the World' VR workshop. We split your class into small groups and they compete to identify the country, city and landmark shown through the VR headsets! Ask about our coronavirus risk assessment. ...

The Jungle Book
The Jungle Book

All UK Regions English, Performing Arts

Deep in the jungle the animals live, play and hunt. But what happens when they come across a man-cub in their territory? Let’s open The Jungle Book and jump into a wild adventure on this interactive literacy workshop with One Day Creative....

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. ...


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...

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. ...

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. ...

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...


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. ...

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 ...

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. ...

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. ...


Radio Active
Radio Active

All UK Regions, East Midlands, Midlands, London & South East, East of England, South West, North East, North, Yorkshire, Wales English, History, Egyptians, worldwar, Twentieth Century, Performing Arts, Music, PSHE, Careers

Radio provides a fun, exciting and engaging medium to develop communication skills, build confidence and learn in a creative and different way. Our courses help pupils develop storytelling skills while working collaboratively with others. ...

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! ...

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. ...

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. ...


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! ...

Preparing for Panto!
Preparing for Panto!

All UK Regions English, Performing Arts

COVID-19 OFFER
With visits to the theatre to see your favourite pantomime on hold this year, let us take the children on a behind the scenes exploration of this very British tradition and agree on the top five things that makes a good show! ...

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! ...

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, Physical 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...


Pirates on Parade
Pirates on Parade

All UK Regions English, History, Significant Individuals, Explorers, Performing Arts

COVID-19 OFFER
Ahoy there me hearties! Join pirate Penny for a boat load of fun! Penny will put all her new recruits to work; you’ll be scrubbing the decks and firing the cannons. There is a bound to be plenty of treasure hunting and sea shanty singing along the ...

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. ...

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 ...

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. ...


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....

Wonders of the World VR Workshop
Wonders of the World VR Workshop

All UK Regions English, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
Experience the Seven New Wonders of the World with PrimeVR! A great way of meeting Geography outcomes as well as inspiring some amazing creative writing! Bring the school trip to you! Ask about our coronavirus risk assessment. ...




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