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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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Explore Relationships



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.

Feedback from teachers tell us we cover relationship skills in a way which is unique and not easily replicated by in house provision. 'Brilliant opportunity to ask questions in a judgement free environment', Teacher Hampshire ...

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Explore Relationships






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

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.

Fab Science Online
Fab Science Online

Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology

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!

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

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 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!




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!

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!

FSC Outreach: Survival
FSC Outreach: Survival

Citizenship, Geography, Physical Geography, Science

If you can’t come to us maybe we can come to you, with our outreach packages our expert staff will come to your school. Students will have the chance to work scientifically, using observations and ideas to suggest answers to questions.

Florence Nightingale Workshop
Florence Nightingale Workshop

History, Victorian, Significant Individuals, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
Travel back in time with the famous Lady with the Lamp and learn about her life during the Victorian times and in particular the impact she had on nursing and the sanitisation of our hospitals.


Stone Age Workshops
Stone Age Workshops

History, Prehistory, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
Travel back in time with our actor in role, the enthusiastic archaeologist Sally Spade, in order to explore this fascinating prehistoric period, discovering how it developed from the chaotic to the domestic. The Drama Hut offers on-site school w

FSC Outreach: Seasons
FSC Outreach: Seasons

Science, Biology

If you can’t come to us maybe we can come to you, with our outreach packages our expert staff will come to your school. Students will have the chance to work scientifically, using observations and ideas to suggest answers to questions.

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

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.

World Book Day
World Book Day

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.


The Great Fire of London
The Great Fire of London

History, Tudors, 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.

Viking Workshops
Viking Workshops

History, Saxons, Vikings, 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.

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.

Egyptian Workshops
Egyptian Workshops

History, Egyptians, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
With the help of the Goddess Isis, unravel the secrets hidden in an ancient Egyptian scroll and discover how a Pharaoh would journey to the afterlife.


Gweithdy Ail Rhyfel Byd/WWII Workshop
Gweithdy Ail Rhyfel Byd/WWII Workshop

History, Celts, Medieval, worldwar

A fun and exciting online World War 2 workshop, showing items from the 1940s, taking part in engrossing activities, and having interesting discussions!

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

History, Significant Individuals, Performing Arts, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
At the Drama Hut, we believe that schools should have affordable access to drama in order to support learning. The Drama Hut was created in order to provide an on-site service that teachers could access, to help bring the curriculum to life.

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

Greek Workshops
Greek Workshops

History, Greeks, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
During this history workshop, the children will meet Athena, the feisty favourite Goddess of Zeus. who will take the children on a journey to experience life and work in ancient Greece.


Explorer Dome - Online Shows
Explorer Dome - Online Shows

Science, Physics, SEN

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!

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

Geography, Human Geography, History, 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.

WW1 Workshop
WW1 Workshop

History, worldwar, Twentieth Century, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
Meet Edith Johnson, Mother of 5 and travel with her to London 1914 and discover how the First World War would change ordinary lives, forever.

Prehistory Online Learning Workshops
Prehistory Online Learning Workshops

History, Prehistory, Celts, Bushcraft

COVID-19 OFFER
Live stream a Prehistory Person direct from a Palaeolithic Cave or Chieftain Roundhouse at Celtic Harmony Camp into your classroom for a unique remote learning experience.


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.

Suffragettes Workshop
Suffragettes Workshop

History, Victorian, Edwardian, worldwar, Twentieth Century, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
Have an actor visit your school to help bring your school topic to life. In this drama workshop, the Suffragette movement has been formed and the members are working tirelessly to secure equal rights and the vote for women. The Drama Hut offers o

Tudor Workshops
Tudor Workshops

History, Tudors, Monarchs

COVID-19 OFFER
Meet Margery Horsman, a Maid of Honor in the royal household of King Henry VIII. Being in service throughout Henry’s reign, she is an expert in court etiquette and certainly has a tale or two to tell!

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

History, worldwar, Significant Individuals

COVID-19 OFFER
Travel back in time to the 1850’s with Mary Seacole herself, to both remember and explore her life and work. Using role play, improvisation and their imagination, the children will experience life through Mary's eyes.


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.

The Romans - Online Workshop
The Romans - Online Workshop

History, Romans, Performing Arts, Music

Join Clem and Carly as they invite you to delve into the exciting world of the Romans. Using drama, song, and movement- recreate some of the amazing architecture the Romans built; create a Roman gods talent show; play a famous Roman game and more!

Anglo Saxons
Anglo Saxons

History, Saxons, Vikings, SEN

So much fun they won't realise they're learning! Authentically dressed Anglo Saxon specialists bring early England to life with replica artefacts, and inventive activities designed to educate, inspire and stimulate. A whole term's learning in a day!

FSC Outreach: Trees and Plants
FSC Outreach: Trees and Plants

Science, Biology

If you can’t come to us maybe we can come to you, with our outreach packages our expert staff will come to your school. Students will have the chance to work scientifically, using observations and ideas to suggest answers to questions.


Biology Online Workshops
Biology Online Workshops

Science, Biology

COVID-19 OFFER
Link up live with The Royal Parks' Learning team for a unique interactive experience for your students. These curriculum-linked sessions will inspire your students to explore the parks' incredible environments.

A virtual audience with Queen Elizabeth I: for schools
A virtual audience with Queen Elizabeth I: for schools

History, Elizabethans, Monarchs, Significant Individuals, Beyond Living Memory

Join Queen Elizabeth I as she welcomes you virtually in the Great Chamber at the Charterhouse where she spent time just before being crowned Queen of England. The 45 minute session is fully interactive and held by Spectrum Drama costumed interpreter.

STEM - Robotics
STEM - Robotics

Science, Physics, Design Technology, Careers

COVID-19 OFFER
This highly interactive Robotics session sees our Lead Education communicators facilitate learners to explore the amazing world of Robotics. VEX robots are used to demonstrate the thinking, coding, and problem solving skills within a set challenge.

FSC Digital and Outreach
FSC Digital and Outreach

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

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.


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

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.

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!

Storybarn On the Road: DIGITAL
Storybarn On the Road: DIGITAL

English, PSHE

COVID-19 OFFER
HIJACKED! A digital Shared Reading experience for the classroom – our Storyhunter will lead a video call interrupted by the alien Zlob from planet Glob, a place where everything is the same. Can we show Zlob why difference should be celebrated?!

STEM Fairs
STEM Fairs

Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Design Technology

We offer a range of creative STEM/STEAM educational immersive events, from Early Years/Foundation to Key Stage 5 and Post 16.


WW2 Workshops
WW2 Workshops

History, worldwar, Twentieth Century, 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.

Creative Writing Superheroes
Creative Writing Superheroes

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.

Victorian Workshop
Victorian Workshop

History, Victorian, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
Travel back in time with the wife of Dr Thomas Barnardo and discover what it was like to live and work in Victorian Britain. Experience mudlarking in the Thames, visit a workhouse and become part of The Great Exhibition meeting Queen Victoria herself

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.


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!

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

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.

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.


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.

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.

E-Safety Workshops online
E-Safety Workshops online

Citizenship, Performing Arts, PSHE

Cyberbullying & Message Groups - Engaging online workshop.

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.


Hands on Space
Hands on Space

Science, Physics

Immersive Experiences have been developing workshops for years. Our Hands of Space workshops are available both virtually and in-person within schools and private party bookings.

FSC Outreach: Plants
FSC Outreach: Plants

Science, Biology

If you can’t come to us maybe we can come to you, with our outreach packages our expert staff will come to your school. Students will have the chance to work scientifically, using observations and ideas to suggest answers to questions.

Chatsworth in your classroom
Chatsworth in your classroom

Art

We now offer exclusive content to schools to support the delivery of your curriculum, pre-recorded or live-streamed directly to the school as well as in-person outreach sessions.

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!


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!

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!

FSC Outreach: Living Things and Their Habitats
FSC Outreach: Living Things and Their Habitats

Science, Biology, Wildlife

Working in your school grounds or local area your tutor will ensure that your pupils get a hands-on learning experience in a Covid-secure way.  Children will explore their surroundings observing living things in the environment.

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.

Choose Your Curriculum Subject

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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