Engaging School Workshops

Enrich your class topics with engaging school workshops that will really inspire young children. Experts in the subject areas you are studying can bring innovative learning through everything from theatre to problem solving.

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Creative topics that are thought provoking and sure to get your pupils enthusiastic about the subjects you are teaching.

Although you can work with the workshop provider to tailor the experience for your pupils, all you need to do is provide the space, whether that is the classroom, or a school hall. During a school workshop, specific resources and planning are taken care of for you, freeing up your time, and simply allowing the children to enjoy the experience.

Some school workshops only operate locally, but most can visit all UK regions. We have indicated on the workshops below how far they will travel. To find more inspiring workshops for the following subjects, please view the following pages:

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English & Literacy Workshops
PSHE & Citizenship Workshops
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GCSE Workshops
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Onsite School Team Building Days

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apple icon Subjects: Bushcraft, Citizenship, Physical Education, PSHE, SEN, Team Building


The Problem Solving Company is the UK'S LEADING PROVIDER OF SCHOOL TEAM BUILDING DAYS. Our mobile collection of team challenges are the perfect way to engage your students with a day of hands-on activities without leaving the school grounds.

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Google Virtual Tours

location icon In-school workshop

Google Virtual Tours

apple icon Computing

A career talk from Google staff, featuring introductions what we do and how we got here, what it means to 'create' technology as opposed to consuming it, and a virtual tour of the Google office.

special offerRubbish Shakespeare- 5 Star, Theatre Quality Shows and Workshops

location icon In-school workshop

Rubbish Shakespeare- 5 Star, Theatre Quality Shows and Workshops

apple icon English, History, Elizabethans, Performing Arts, Drama

Performances and workshops delivered at school! Less fuss, less cost and (dare we say it) better quality than a trip to the theatre. "Set up so cleverly, it really sings." Daily Record. "Like Horrible Histories, but funnier!" Primary Times.

Victorians

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Victorians

apple icon Art, History, Industrial, Victorian, Music, Performing Arts

Humph’s Histories is led by Steve Humpherson who has a passion for history and enjoys sharing it. Steve combines fun and learning through his exciting and engaging activity based workshops. Please see below the full list of workshops offered

special offerPep the Poet

location icon In-school workshop

Pep the Poet

apple icon English, Performing Arts, PSHE, SEN

Hello! I’m Pep the Poet. My mission is to ‘scatter sunshine one poem at a time.’ I deliver whole school poetry and well-being days which are fun, exciting and interactive. I’ve written and published five poetry collections for childr

Exciting Egyptians

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Exciting Egyptians

apple icon Archaeology, Art, Performing Arts, Geography, Human Geography, History, Egyptians, Maths

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 Ancient Greeks

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The Ancient Greeks

apple icon Archaeology, Art, Performing Arts, English, Geography, Human Geography, History, Greeks

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 Anglo-Saxons and Vikings

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The Anglo-Saxons and Vikings

apple icon Archaeology, Art, Performing Arts, Geography, Human Geography, History, Saxons, Vikings

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

Junk & Body Percussion Workshops

location icon In-school workshop

Junk & Body Percussion Workshops

apple icon Music, Dance, SEN, Sustainability, Team Building

No need for expensive instruments, your body is a musical instrument! Body Percussion is rhythm, movement and fun. Or make Eco Music with Junk Percussion: turn everyday objects into instruments. Reuse, Reduce, Recycle and play some funky rhythms.

Mayan Music

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Mayan Music

apple icon History, Ancient Civilisations, Music

An exciting musical journey into the Maya civilization. With (slit)drums, shakers and flutes the children recreate the music of the Ancient Maya. They learn about Mayan society, the role of music and the instruments the Maya used.

World War 2

location icon In-school workshop

World War 2

apple icon Archaeology, Art, Citizenship, Geography, Human Geography, History, World War, Maths, Music, Performing Arts

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

special offerViking and Anglo-Saxon Workshop

location icon In-school workshop

Viking and Anglo-Saxon Workshop

apple icon Archaeology, History, Medieval, Saxons, Vikings

Looking to elevate your Viking and Anglo-Saxon history topic? Want to bring costumed Historical Interpreters to launch your subject in the classroom? Then book Days Gone By to bring history to life for your students with artefacts and activities.

World War 1

location icon In-school workshop

World War 1

apple icon Archaeology, Art, Citizenship, Geography, Human Geography, History, World War, Music, Performing Arts

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

World War II and radio - bringing history to life

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World War II and radio - bringing history to life

apple icon Performing Arts, English, History, World War, Team Building

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 bring key moments from World War II to life through radio broadcasts.

African Drumming & (Gumboot) Dancing

location icon In-school workshop

African Drumming & (Gumboot) Dancing

apple icon History, Black History, Music, Dance, SEN, Team Building

Give your pupils an exciting musical experience packed with rhythm, fun, creativity and self-expression with an African Drumming, Dancing or Gumboot Dancing workshop by FabDrumming. No experience is required and suitable for all ages and abilities.

Making radio - creative audio learning

location icon In-school workshop

Making radio - creative audio learning

apple icon Careers, Performing Arts, English, Twentieth Century, Music, PSHE, SEN, Team Building, World War

Television contracts the imagination and radio expands it - Terry Wogan Radio provides a fun, exciting and engaging medium for pupils to develop their communication skills, build confidence and learn in a creative and different way.

The Romans in Britannia

location icon In-school workshop

The Romans in Britannia

apple icon Archaeology, Art, Performing Arts, Geography, Human Geography, History, Romans

Humph’s Histories is led by Steve Humpherson who has a passion for history and enjoys sharing it. Steve combines fun and learning through his exciting and engaging activity based workshops. Please see below the full list of workshops offered

special offerPep the Poet - Mental Health & Well-being

location icon In-school workshop

Pep the Poet - Mental Health & Well-being

apple icon Citizenship, English, PSHE, SEN

Pep the Poet is a tremendous advocate of raising awareness and promoting positive mental health through creative means. He does this through his writing, poems and keynote speeches.

special offerRoman Workshop

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Roman Workshop

apple icon Archaeology, History, Celts, Romans

The Romans made a huge impact on life in Britain through their invasions and conquest, but how did life change for the people already living in Britain at the time? Discover what Roman Britain was like with an in-school workshop from Days Gone By!

Dinomania Ltd

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Dinomania Ltd

apple icon Dinosaurs

Dinosaur educational workshops available at your school.

School Of Noise online

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School Of Noise online

apple icon Music, Science, Physics

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.

Pirate pantomime entertainment and history

location icon In-school workshop

Pirate pantomime entertainment and history

apple icon Art, History, Georgian, Significant Individuals, Pirates

As Captain Barnacle the Bristol pirate, I will perform a pirate pantomime using tabletop puppetry and props, comedy, music, magic and lashings of audience participation. Follow up history presentation with lots of props, or treasure map making.

free tripOur Wonderful World of Water assembly & workshops

location icon In-school workshop

Our Wonderful World of Water assembly & workshops

apple icon Environmental Geography, Physical Geography

Let us engage your whole school by hosting our FREE engaging assembly all about our “Wonderful World of Water” - you won’t regret it!

Symphony of Support

location icon In-school workshop

Symphony of Support

apple icon SEN

Discover the power of sound therapy for your special needs students. Sound therapy is an innovative approach which aims to foster inclusion, as well as enhancing learning and emotional wellbeing for special needs students.

School of Noise

location icon In-school workshop

School of Noise

apple icon Music, Science, Physics

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.

special offerDinosaurs and Evolution

location icon In-school workshop

Dinosaurs and Evolution

apple icon Biology, Dinosaurs

We showcase the reality of Dinosaurs and authenticity of the process of Evolution, using engaging presenters and modern 360° projection technology. Students and teachers will be left with vivid and lasting memories to motivate classroom learning.

special offerBring the Universe to your school

location icon In-school workshop

Bring the Universe to your school

apple icon Physics

We bring the thrill of Space and the wonder of the night sky to schools, using engaging presenters and modern 360° projection technology. Students and teachers will be left with vivid and lasting memories to motivate classroom learning.

special offerVisit 8 Wonders of the World

location icon In-school workshop

Visit 8 Wonders of the World

apple icon Geography, Human Geography

With engaging presenters and modern 360° projection technology, we bring the excitement and buzz of international travel to schools. Students and teachers will be left with vivid and lasting memories to motivate classroom learning.

Learn the lessons from the Holocaust: Online Workshops

location icon In-school workshop

Learn the lessons from the Holocaust: Online Workshops

apple icon History, Twentieth Century, World War, Citizenship, English, PSHE, Religious Education

We ask the big questions facing your students: why does hatred persist? How should we treat others? How do we think for ourselves? In a world of online hate and conspiracy, now more than never we need to learn the lessons of the Holocaust.

Identity & Diversity

location icon In-school workshop

Identity & Diversity

apple icon History, Black History, PSHE

This project from The Drama Geezers will immerse the children in a creative story world that explores different cultures and celebrates Black British men and women who have inspired our world.

Outreach

location icon In-school workshop

Outreach

apple icon History, Greeks, Celts, Romans, Saxons, Vikings, Medieval, Tudors, Monarchs, Victorian, World War, Local History

Newcastle Castle outreach brings history right to your classroom. We deliver hands on historical workshops covering almost every period on the Primary Curriculum. Your class won’t just learn about history, they’ll relive it.

The Story that Connects us

location icon In-school workshop

The Story that Connects us

apple icon English

The Drama Geezers exciting drama literacy project in which all children become the authors and performers for the day! They will devise, write and perform a brand new story, which is then published and printed for all to enjoy.

Classroom Kitchen

location icon In-school workshop

Classroom Kitchen

apple icon Food, Geography, Human Geography, PSHE

Do you want to get your school cooking and learning about nutrition? Classroom Kitchen brings all of the equipment and ingredients to turn your classroom into the kitchen! We offer: cooking and nutrition curriculum sessions, topic themed and more...

Chocolate Tasting Workshop

location icon In-school workshop

Chocolate Tasting Workshop

apple icon Design Technology, Food, Environmental Geography, Ancient Civilisations, Biology

A chocolate workshop with a difference. Delivered by an International Chocolate Judge, a Cocoa Encounters workshop balances the excitement of eating chocolate with the science, history, geography and design technology behind its taste.

Act the Curriculum

location icon In-school workshop

Act the Curriculum

apple icon Romans, Geography, Physical Geography, Explorers, Performing Arts

The Drama Geezer projects immerse children in playful story worlds. Through their unique storytelling techniques they can take any primary curriculum topic and bring it to life through drama. ​

special offerWorld War II and World War I

location icon In-school workshop

World War II and World War I

apple icon World War

We bring World War II and World War I to life with modern 360° projection technology at 4K resolution (the same quality as fixed planetariums). Students and teachers will be left with vivid and lasting memories to motivate classroom learning

Xplore! Science Outreach

location icon In-school workshop

Xplore! Science Outreach

apple icon Maths, Biology, Physics, SEN

Did you know that we also offer Outreach activities? Xplore! specialise in inspiring young minds, covering all aspects of science, technology, engineering and maths.

Learn the lessons from the Holocaust: In School Workshops

location icon In-school workshop

Learn the lessons from the Holocaust: In School Workshops

apple icon History, Twentieth Century, World War, Citizenship, English, PSHE, Religious Education

We ask the big questions facing your students: why does hatred persist? How should we treat others? How do we think for ourselves? In a world of online hate and conspiracy, now more than never we need to learn the lessons of the Holocaust.

Ifly Spitfire Simulator

location icon In-school workshop

Ifly Spitfire Simulator

apple icon History, World War

Don't miss your chance to take control of the UK's exclusive mobile Spitfire simulator, equipped with a fully functioning instrumentation and control panel. Feel the rush of being a WW2 pilot as you soar through the skies of London, over the Channel,

Cyber Attack: A code breaking challenge

location icon In-school workshop

Cyber Attack: A code breaking challenge

apple icon Computing, English, Team Building, Maths

A code-breaking workshop where the students will have to overcome some encryptions and deciphering challenges to stop a cyber attack.

Life in Saxon or Viking Britain

location icon In-school workshop

Life in Saxon or Viking Britain

apple icon History, Saxons, Vikings

Place our children in the action as Saxon and Viking kings prepare to battle for Britain. Your children work as settlers – creating weaving, pottery, runes and more – as tenstions grow. Will Alfred or Guthrum prevail?

Victorian Workshop

location icon In-school workshop

Victorian Workshop

apple icon History, Monarchs, Victorian, Performing Arts, SEN

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.

Climate Change VR Workshop

location icon In-school workshop

Climate Change VR Workshop

apple icon Geography, Environmental Geography, English, SEN

Introduce your pupils to climate change with PrimeVR! We'll take your pupils on a virtual tour of the world to see what impact global warming is having on the natural world. Bring the school trip to you!

World War 2

location icon In-school workshop

World War 2

apple icon History, World War

World War Two interactive workshops to inspire, engage and educate! Costumed experts bring the Second World War to life with artefacts and activities right in your classroom.

Egyptian Workshops

location icon In-school workshop

Egyptian Workshops

apple icon Performing Arts, History, Egyptians, SEN

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.

Explorer Dome-Science Tricks Show

location icon In-school workshop

Explorer Dome-Science Tricks Show

apple icon Science, Chemistry

These shows don’t use the Dome and involve exciting chemistry. Observing, predicting and testing. A baffling and brilliant array of experiments use everyday physics and kitchen chemistry to explain some key concepts.

The Pollution Solution - Sustainability and Air Quality

location icon In-school workshop

The Pollution Solution - Sustainability and Air Quality

apple icon Geography, Environmental Geography, Drama, Sustainability

'The Pollution Solution' is an interactive, educational and entertaining workshop that explores the causes of global warming and how we can travel more sustainably to improve air quality and the effect it has on our health.

Coding with robotics

location icon In-school workshop

Coding with robotics

apple icon Computing

Our Introduction to Coding with Robotics workshop is an exciting hands-on experience to introduce school students to coding and robotics.

The Shang Dynasty

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The Shang Dynasty

apple icon History, Ancient Civilisations, Performing Arts

Bring the Shang Dynasty to life for your pupils through an engaging and participatory drama workshop where pupils explore the rich history of the time through role play, performance and creativity.



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