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What are online workshops?

Online workshops allow experts in various topics to share unique knowledge with your student group through a digital platform. You and your pupils remain in the classroom, and use remote meeting technologies to experience online teaching sessions. The workshops below are run by providers who have years of experience teaching the national curriculum.


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Advantages of online workshops for schools?

A visit to a local historic site, or a workshop provider who can bring stories and artifacts into the classroom: both have huge benefits to a child's comprehension of the topic you are teaching. However, both require a good amount of planning and organisation, not to mention the cost for out of school visits. With an interactive online workshop, the time can be used in exactly the same way as it would for a typical school lesson.

We are only just beginning to scratch the surface of how remote working and virtual school workshops can be used to our benefit. Workshop providers are beginning to provide a unique opportunity for school groups to take advantage of digital courses and online lessons, negating geographical distances that would otherwise hinder learning opportunities.

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Great Explorers-Christopher Columbus and Amelia Earhart



During this Drama Hut Workshop, we meet Amelia Earhart, the first female pilot to fly across the Atlantic ocean, as she shares her passion for adventure! Discover other famous explorers in history and find out what it takes to make a great explorer!

'No boarders, just horizons, only freedom!' Meet the enthusiastic Amelia Earhart, as she shares her passion for adventure as the first female pilot to fly across the Atlantic ocean. During the workshop the children will be introduced to many great explorers, Christopher Columbus, Joseph Banks, Nellie Bly and Neil Armstrong to name a few. However, if you and your class are studying a particular person, we will happily include them! During the session the children will be challenged to find out what makes a great explorer, who they are and why they explore, through improvisation, role play and movement. During the session the children will create a time line, perform a poem and take part in a short, quick fire quiz. ...

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Anti-Bullying Workshops - Online
Anti-Bullying Workshops - Online

Citizenship, Performing Arts, PSHE

If you’re looking for an alternative to face to face anti-bullying workshops, then you’re in the right place, because OpenView Education’s Online Anti-Bullying Workshops can provide an exciting and positive experience for your students.

Tudor Workshops
Tudor Workshops

History, Tudors, Monarchs, Performing Arts

COVID-19 OFFER
This Drama Hut workshop takes us back to the 1500's where we meet Margery, a Maid of Honour in the Royal Household of King Henry VIII. As an expert in court etiquette, she teaches us a traditional 'Pavane' and she certainly has a tale or two to tell!

The Great Fire of London
The Great Fire of London

History, Tudors, Monarchs, Performing Arts, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
During this Drama Hut workshop the children will meet Thomas Farriner, the King’s baker, who survived the Great Fire. Uncover what happened during those four fateful days whilst debating with Samuel Pepys, how the fire changed London forever!

The Medieval World!
The Medieval World!

History, Medieval

COVID-19 OFFER
At The Past Presents...WE GO BIG! Historical Workshops with the biggest, most well-thought out resources, sessions & experiences available in the UK. You'll wonder why you ever took trips out when you see the value we bring into your classroom!




Tudors
Tudors

History, Tudors, SEN

So much fun they won't realise they're learning! Tudor and Elizabethan interactive workshops to inspire, engage and educate! Costumed experts bring the Tudor world to life with artefacts and activities right in your classroom.

Rosa Parks-A Time for Change
Rosa Parks-A Time for Change

History, Significant Individuals, Performing Arts, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
During this Drama Hut Workshop, we travel with Rosa Parks back to the 1950’s and explore how within America’s ‘Golden Age’, the injustices of prejudice, segregation and racism flourished, along with the growth of ‘The Civil Rights Movement.

Victorian Workshop
Victorian Workshop

History, Monarchs, Victorian, Performing Arts, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
During this Drama Hut workshop, discover what it was like to live and work in the ever changing Victorian Britain. Experience 'Mudlarking' in the Thames, visit a workhouse and become part of The Great Exhibition, meeting Queen Victoria herself.

The Gift of the Nile, online Ancient Egyptian workshop
The Gift of the Nile, online Ancient Egyptian workshop

History, Ancient Civilisations, Egyptians

COVID-19 OFFER
Would the Ancient Egyptian civilization have been able to develop without the Nile River? Come and explore how a river enabled a civilisation to grow.


Virtual Dinosaur Workshop
Virtual Dinosaur Workshop

Geology, Science, Biology

COVID-19 OFFER
Visit Yorkshire's only dedicated dinosaur museum virtually! An interactive dinosaur workshop direct from Hull's own dinosaur experience.

Egyptian Workshops
Egyptian Workshops

History, Egyptians, Performing Arts, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
This Drama Hut workshop will take you on a journey back to the the 3rd millennium BC to unravel secrets hidden in an ancient Egyptian scroll. Goddess Isis will help the children take steps to ensure our Pharaoh passes through to the after life.

David Livingstone Birthplace
David Livingstone Birthplace

Geography, Environmental Geography

Unique & engaging digital and in-person workshops! Through the lens of David Livingstone, your class will learn about the multi-layered histories linked to the famous Scot.

The Dinosaur dynasty
The Dinosaur dynasty

History, Prehistory, Performing Arts

COVID-19 OFFER
During this Drama Hut Workshop, our explorer 'Sally' will take you on an exciting journey back in time to delve deep into the age of Dinosaurs! Find out ferocious facts and through drama, games and storytelling, you are sure to have a Tricera-toptime


Fab Science Online
Fab Science Online

Science, Physics, Chemistry

COVID-19 OFFER
Zoom into the Fab Science Lab! We have run hundreds of workshops in schools and we've put all of that know-how into our virtual events. Fully interactive, engaging, educational and fun!

Viking Workshops
Viking Workshops

History, Saxons, Vikings, Performing Arts, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
During this Drama Hut Workshop we meet 'Astrid' The Viking and travel back in time to 793 AD. Together, the children will create images of Viking Britain, set sail in a Viking longboat, solve riddles and discover why the Vikings came to our shore!

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

English, Performing Arts, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
During this Drama Hut Workshop, enthusiastic writer 'Sally Spade', is keen to help you discover what makes a great story! Create characters, explore how a story is structured and with the help of a well-known fairy tale, let your imaginations ignite!

A Victorian Christmas
A Victorian Christmas

English, History, Victorian, Performing Arts, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
During this Drama Hut Workshop, we meet 'Flora', a Victorian carol singer! She is eager to share her tales and experiences of the infamous 'Ebenezer Scrooge'! Using improvisation, song games and role play, explore what a Victorian Christmas was like!


Greek Workshops
Greek Workshops

History, Greeks, Performing Arts, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
During this Drama Hut workshop, the children will meet Athena, the feisty favourite Goddess and daughter of Zeus. Experience life in Ancient Greece, play 'Guess the God', act out the famous 'King Midas' Myth and even compete in an Olympic race!

Vikings
Vikings

History, Saxons, Vikings, SEN

So much fun they won't realise they're learning! Bring the Viking age to life in your own school with authentically-dressed, experienced specialists and high quality artefacts and activities designed to educate, stimulate and inspire follow-on work

The Voice Workshop - Confidence Building
The Voice Workshop - Confidence Building

Performing Arts, PSHE

COVID-19 OFFER
This Drama Hut Workshop aims to build confidence and help children to find their voice. Whether for a school assembly, reciting a poem or debating around a dinner table. Practice technique and learn coping strategies for when nerves kick in!

Virtual Planetarium
Virtual Planetarium

Science, Physics

Due to increased demand for our services online, we have developed a powerful online, virtual learning experience including your very own planetarium.


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

English, Performing Arts, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
During this Drama Hut workshop, our enthusiastic writer, 'Sally' shares her love of storytelling, using the 'Phizz-Whizzing' stories of Roald Dahl. Create the characters, bring them to life and explore what makes a 'Giganticus' story as inspiration!

Tales and Treasures online Anglo-Saxon workshop
Tales and Treasures online Anglo-Saxon workshop

History, Saxons

COVID-19 OFFER
Horses, birds, snakes, why did the Anglo-Saxons decorate their treasures with these creatures and what did they mean? Come with us as we discover Anglo-Saxon culture and the many ways animals were important to both their beliefs and everyday lives.

Around The World'-A Geographical Adventure!
Around The World'-A Geographical Adventure!

Geography, Human Geography, Performing Arts

COVID-19 OFFER
This Drama Hut workshop offers a whistle stop tour of some exciting continents with enthusiastic explorer 'Sally Spade', as she shares her knowledge and love of Travel. Explore Continents adventurers discovered, paving the way for world travel today.

Safer Internet Day Workshops
Safer Internet Day Workshops

Citizenship, Performing Arts, PSHE

Are you all sitting comfortably? Because it’s time to go on an exciting adventure into the Internet Jungle!


E-Safety Workshops online
E-Safety Workshops online

Citizenship, Performing Arts, PSHE, Computing

Cyberbullying & Message Groups - Engaging online workshop.

Romans and Britons
Romans and Britons

History, Romans, SEN

So much fun they won't realise they're learning! Interactive workshops on the Romans and Britons to inspire, engage and educate! Costumed experts bring the Roman world to life with artefacts and activities right in your classroom.

Roman Workshop
Roman Workshop

History, Celts, Romans, Significant Individuals, Performing Arts, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
During this Drama Hut Workshop, we meet 'Queen Boudicca', leader of the Celts. We explore what life was like in Roman Britain and help her try to defeat the Roman army using their discipline, battle formations and the differences between two tribes.

Explorer Dome - Online Shows
Explorer Dome - Online Shows

Science, Physics, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
Discover a huge range of topics that bring science to life for audiences of all ages, genders, backgrounds and abilities. Inclusive education is at the heart of what we do. We pitch the show for your group, no two shows are ever the same!


Suffragettes Workshop
Suffragettes Workshop

History, Victorian, Edwardian, worldwar, Twentieth Century, Significant Individuals, Performing Arts, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
During this Drama Hut Workshop, we meet Sylvia, (the daughter of WSPU founder Emmeline Pankhurst) as she leads the children to explore the Suffragette movement, how it was formed and the gruelling fight to secure equal rights and the vote for women!

FSC Digital and Outreach
FSC Digital and Outreach

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology

COVID-19 OFFER
If you can’t come to us at the moment maybe we can come to you. Our outreach packages bring our expert staff to your school or alternatively access our excellent teaching without leaving the classroom through our range of digital packages.

Preparing for Panto!
Preparing for Panto!

English, Performing Arts

COVID-19 OFFER
During this Drama Hut Workshop, let us take the children on a behind the scenes exploration of this very British tradition! Dust off your jokes, crack open the dressing up box and join us for an opportunity to laugh, create and have some festive fun!

Victorians
Victorians

History, Victorian, SEN

So much fun they won't realise they're learning! Interactive Victorian workshops to inspire, engage and educate! Costumed experts bring the Victorian world to life with artefacts and activities right in your classroom.


Christmas Elf Workshop
Christmas Elf Workshop

Performing Arts, Dance, Music

COVID-19 OFFER
During this Drama Hut Workshop, meet 'Trixie the Elf' as she helps children discover the real meaning of Christmas! Join in with some traditional carols, games, role play, storytelling, improvisation and song, all delivered with plenty of sparkle!

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

English, Performing Arts, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
This Drama Hut Workshop is aimed at inspiring young writers over the festive season. Let our professional actor, take the children on an adventure to explore the stories and characters created by one of the world’s favourite children’s authors!

World War 2!
World War 2!

History, worldwar, Twentieth Century

COVID-19 OFFER
Our World Wars workshops cover the whole 20th Century but especially WW1 and WW2. Covering everything from Home Guard Training & Home front jobs to Air Raid precautions and Frontline action, our World Wars days put your young people in the action!

David Livingstone Birthplace
David Livingstone Birthplace

History, Industrial, Significant Individuals, Black History, Explorers

Unique and engaging! Through the lens of David Livingstone, your class will learn about the multi-layered histories linked to the famous Scot. Children will investigate and think critically about Scotland within a global context.


STEM - Robotics
STEM - Robotics

Science, Physics, Design Technology, Careers

COVID-19 OFFER
This highly interactive Robotics session sees our Lead Education Communicators facilitate an experience that explores the amazing world of Robotics. The VEX and VERNIE robot sessions demonstrate thinking and problem solving skills.

Alice through the looking Glass
Alice through the looking Glass

Performing Arts, PSHE

COVID-19 OFFER
During this Drama Hut workshop, we meet the ever so curious 'Alice' as she explores how sometimes, things, just don't make sense! As a team, we gently explore complex themes of friendship, resilience and wellbeing, in a fun and creative way.

Online Mental Health Workshop
Online Mental Health Workshop

PSHE

Online, video-based workshop, adapted from our in-school Mental Health Workshop, this is super-engaging and interactive, designed to be easy for teachers to run so you can simply ‘click and go’ in the classroom.

School Of Noise online
School Of Noise online

Science, Physics, Music

COVID-19 OFFER
Explore the wonderful world of sound with the School of Noise. Our fun and educational workshops are designed to investigate the science of sound and provide pupils with a hands-on opportunity to conduct their own experiments.


The Victorians!
The Victorians!

History, Victorian

COVID-19 OFFER
From the slums of Victorian London, with children being pickpockets, mudlarks, chimney sweeps & Miners, to the strict Victorian Classroom via our fully operational Railway workshop....our Victorian sessions are without rival!

Programming virtual robots
Programming virtual robots

Maths, Design Technology, Computing

COVID-19 OFFER
Brand New - Robot programming workshops that can be run entirely virtually. Two types are offered, Scratch based (best for KS2) and Python based (best for KS3).

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

History, Twentieth Century, Significant Individuals, Explorers, Performing Arts

COVID-19 OFFER
During this Drama Hut Workshop, we meet Amelia Earhart, the first female pilot to fly across the Atlantic ocean, as she shares her passion for adventure! Discover other famous explorers in history and find out what it takes to make a great explorer!

Explore Relationships
Explore Relationships

Citizenship, PSHE

COVID-19 OFFER
Bring your relationships education to life with an interactive remotely delivered session from Explore. We allow students to develop relationship skills for themselves through discussion with our volunteer couples.


The 18th Century!
The 18th Century!

History, Georgian, Industrial

COVID-19 OFFER
Our 18th Century workshops cover the exciting periods of the Napoleonic Wars, Industrial revolution, American war of Independence, Birth of the British Empire, Agricultural Revolution, the age of Pirates and so much more!

Pirates on Parade
Pirates on Parade

History, Significant Individuals, Explorers, Performing Arts

COVID-19 OFFER
During this Drama Hut Workshop, you will join Pirate Penny for a boat load of fun! Penny will put her new recruits to work! You’ll be scrubbing the decks, firing the cannons, hunting for treasure and lots of sea shanty singing along the way too!

Mary Seacole-Black History Month
Mary Seacole-Black History Month

History, worldwar, Significant Individuals, Black History, Performing Arts

COVID-19 OFFER
During this Drama Hut Workshop, travel back in time to the 1850’s with Mary Seacole herself and explore her extraordinary life and work. Through role play and improvisation we reimagine life through Marys eyes as a nurse during the Crimean War!

Anti-Bullying Show - Online
Anti-Bullying Show - Online

Citizenship, Performing Arts, PSHE

Are you looking for an exciting and engaging experience for your students this Anti-Bullying Week? Then you need the ultimate Online Anti-Bullying Show for Schools: Time To Unite!


Sublime Science
Sublime Science

Maths, Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
The Sublime Science School Workshop is Dragons Den Approved, Queen's Award Winning and Slimetastically Guaranteed to be Awesome. Don't Miss Out - Check Now

Tudors & Elizabethans!
Tudors & Elizabethans!

History, Tudors

COVID-19 OFFER
Our exciting Tudor and Stuart days involve hands-on learning of this progressive time in our History. From a whistle-stop tour of the wives of Henry Vlll, to the Spanish Armanda, Explorers, Crime & Punishment and so much more, we have it covered!

Dance Days TV
Dance Days TV

Performing Arts, Dance, Physical Education

COVID-19 OFFER
Dance Days TV - 14 of our most popular educational dance workshop videos. Styles include African, Carnival, Chinese, Flamenco, Greek, Indian, Irish, Russian, USA, the 1940s, 1960s, 1970s, Street and Pirates. From £45 per workshop video.

Stone Age Workshops
Stone Age Workshops

History, Prehistory, Performing Arts, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
During this Drama Hut Workshop we meet 'Sally', our enthusiastic archaeologist! She leads the children as they travel back in time to explore The Stone Ages, discovering how it developed from the chaotic to the domestic, in a fun, interactive session


Cyber Security Virtual Enrichment
Cyber Security Virtual Enrichment

Maths, Computing

Cyber terrorists have taken control of the RAF's latest space asset. Your challenge is to analyse the evidence and obtain access to the secure server. You will use a range of cryptographic and cyber security skills to solve this in 90 minutes.

ZOOM into the Stone Age LIVE
ZOOM into the Stone Age LIVE

History, Prehistory

ZOOM into the Stone age with our live workshop straight into your classroom. Get involved with our entertaining, educational timeline and create your own piece of cave art using charcoal, paints and natural materials along with us.

WW2 Workshops
WW2 Workshops

History, worldwar, Twentieth Century, Performing Arts, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
This Drama Hut workshop takes you back to 1944 to meet ‘Polly’, following the D Day Landings. Experience what it might have been like to be an evacuee during World War II. Pack your suitcase and get ready to leave your hometown for the country!

Hands on Careers
Hands on Careers

Business, Careers

Immersive Experiences have a proud history of supporting students and professionals along with their careers and goals.


Feeding the Nation, online WW2 workshop
Feeding the Nation, online WW2 workshop

History, worldwar, Twentieth Century

COVID-19 OFFER
Who were the Land Girls and just how important was their role in the Women's Land Army during World War 2? Come with us as we find out how women challenged stereotypes during WW2 and worked to feed our nation.

Immersive Storytelling
Immersive Storytelling

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

Viking School Days
Viking School Days

History, Saxons, Vikings, SEN

At Viking School Days we provide a range of school visits, workshops and online resources. Through a dynamic combination of acting, questioning and role-play we bring the exciting world of the Anglo-Saxons and Vikings to life in your classroom!

Florence Nightingale - Online
Florence Nightingale - Online

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.

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The workshops above are just a sample of what we have available for schools. Click the subjects below to view our full range of workshops..

Booking Interactive Online School Workshops

With virtually all young students getting a crash course in remote online or distance learning during the summer term of 2020, the many valuable opportunities for learning and teaching online are clear, and booking an online curriculum linked workshop is simple.

Although schools plan to resume something approaching normal service in September, the knowledge gained and the opportunities glimpsed during 2020 will not be forgotten in a hurry. This page lists providers who can give you access to a range of online curriculum workshops, allowing your students to take advantage of live online lessons and virtual school workshops.

Most online workshop providers use a piece of software called Zoom, an online meeting platform that a lot of us are more familiar with than we were less than a year ago. With the required technology already in place, all you need is an internet connection and a device such as a tablet, laptop computer or interative whiteboard and you can bring a virtual teacher into your classroom to help inspire your students on a whole range of curriculum topics.

How do they work?

While no two virtual workshops are the same, a typical online lesson will last between forty five minutes and one hour. To begin, the facilitator will introducing the lesson material and familiarise the students with the topic. During the workshop, students may be asked questions and encouraged to ask their own questions, and at the end there is often a short quiz or some follow up work to allow the students to see what they have learned from the experience. Please click into each workshop to read how it is set out, and use the short enquiry forms to get in contact with the providers. They are all lovely people, very approachable, and passionate about sharing their knowledge with you and your students!

As traditional workshop providers adjust to this new way of teaching, we will continue adding more subject areas, curriculum topic and themes as and when they become available to book.




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