Engaging School Workshops UK

Creative workshops in your classroom

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. 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. The specific resources and planning are taken care of for you, freeing up your time, and simply allowing the children to enjoy the experience.

Some 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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Science & STEM Workshops
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English & Literacy Workshops
PSHE & Citizenship Workshops
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In School Activity Days



The Outdoor Centre that Comes To You! WiseUp Team Building brings adventurous activities to your school for safe & fun outdoor learning experiences. Team Building, Bushcraft, Archery & Orienteering are just a few of our many exciting challenges.

WiseUp Team Building bring the Outdoor Centre To You! No more having to deal with long coach journeys, homesick students and huge prices. Our events are rewarding and affordable, which makes them accessible to many students who might usually miss out on a residential trip due to cost. The structure of our mobile team building activities means they are highly flexible and can be tailored to suit your school aims, objectives and timings. By having a wide range of challenges and such a flexible approach, our events can be used for a number of different onsite activity days in schools such as: • Reward Days • Drop Down Days • Enrichment Days • Staff Development Days • Collapsed Timetable Days • Primary/Secondary/Sixth Form Transition Days We are also able to run multi-activity...

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In School Activity Days
In School Activity Days

Citizenship, Maths, Physical Education, PSHE, Bushcraft, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
The Outdoor Centre that Comes To You! WiseUp Team Building brings adventurous activities to your school for safe & fun outdoor learning experiences. Team Building, Bushcraft, Archery & Orienteering are just a few of our many exciting challenges.

Onsite School Team Building Days
Onsite School Team Building Days

Citizenship, Physical Education, PSHE, Bushcraft, SEN

The Problem Solving Company is UK'S THE 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.

The Puzzle Tomb Escape Rooms
The Puzzle Tomb Escape Rooms

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

 British Values
British Values

Citizenship, Performing Arts

Three British Values Days to Explore The Law, History and Rights and Responsibilities.




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!

Outer Space Workshop & Wow Day
Outer Space Workshop & Wow Day

Science, Physics

Dan Tastic Education brings Outer Space to life with incredible Space Wow Days! Your pupils will be inspired & engaged by our historical items, props, videos & student interaction with one of our fun & entertaining Dan Tastic Workshop Facilitator

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.

Science Spectacular
Science Spectacular

Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology

Dan Tastic Education brings science to life with incredible Science Spectacular 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 Amazing Greeks
The Amazing Greeks

History, Greeks, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
It's all Greek to me and you, in Our Amazing Greek Workshop. Gods & Heroes abound, shrouded in Myth & Legend. Did life begin on Mount Olympus, does the Oracle know all, can a Spartan win the Olympic Games? All this and more. Book NOW

World War 1
World War 1

Citizenship, Geography, Human Geography, Archaeology, History, worldwar, Performing Arts, Music, Physical Education, 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

Feeding the Nation
Feeding the Nation

History, worldwar

COVID-19 OFFER
Ever wondered how we produced food during WW2 whilst the men were away fighting? Join a Land Girl for the day as we explore the vital role that the Women's Land Army played in feeding the nation and everyday life on the rural home front.

Ancient Maya
Ancient Maya

History, Ancient Civilisations, Performing Arts

Ever heard of the Ancient Maya? They're a fascinating lot, and so are the terrifying gods that reigned over them! One Day Creative uses drama, imagination and storytelling to explore life as part of this ancient civilisation.


World Book Day Workshops
World Book Day Workshops

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.

Online History Workshops
Online History Workshops

History, Romans, Victorian, worldwar, Twentieth Century

The Winding House brings the story of the South Wales valleys to your school! From the Roman invasion to the twentieth century; explore the unique history of the valleys and discover the roots of modern life and culture in Wales.

The Dinosaur dynasty
The Dinosaur dynasty

History, Prehistory, Performing Arts, PSHE

COVID-19 OFFER
Delve deep into the age of dinosaurs with our explorer who will take you on an exciting journey back in time to learn about these huge toothsome creatures that roamed the earth before the ice age.

Explorer Dome-Light Show
Explorer Dome-Light Show

Science, Physics, SEN

A fabulous, fun, high energy romp through light & colour. Investigate what light is, where it comes from, how it travels & how we see. This dazzling and enlightening display of effects and experiments is all the more impressive inside the dark Dome!


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.

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.

Lost Vikings Escape Rooms
Lost Vikings Escape Rooms

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!

Rainy Rainforest
Rainy Rainforest

Geography, Environmental Geography, Performing Arts

Life in the Rainforest is ever changing with a constant demand for resources. Join your One Day Facilitator to study the characteristics of this astonishing part of our planet, using drama and role play to bring its smells, sounds and sights to life.


Mountains
Mountains

Geography, Physical Geography

Experience Mountains through a variety of multimedia resources including the power of Virtual Reality

Resourceful Romans
Resourceful Romans

History, Romans, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
Be an Ancient Roman. Order soldiers into battle, sail a slave powered ship, conquer Britannia and sell them as slaves. Is Julius Caesar getting too big for his boots? Beware the ides of March. Help Emperor Hadrian build a Great Wall in your school.

The Human Body VR
The Human Body VR

Science, Biology

An interactive exploration of the Human Body through a variety of multimedia including Virtual Reality

United Against Bullying
United Against Bullying

Performing Arts, PSHE

We are proud to be Core Members of the Anti-Bullying Alliance. We all know bullying is totally unacceptable in all its forms, but how do we make sure that we’re kept safe and protected? How can we help each other?


World War VR
World War VR

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.

Wind Turbines
Wind Turbines

Science, Physics

COVID-19 OFFER
This highly interactive Wind Turbine session sees our Lead Renewable Energy expert communicator facilitate learners in constructing and testing a model wind turbine. Learners explore the principles around sustainability and renewable technology.

Greeks
Greeks

History, Greeks, Ancient Civilisations

COVID-19 OFFER
Let us teach you about the Ancient Greeks - their inventions, their Gods and their way of life. Find out about how order was kept using Democracy. You will come away knowing how much of our life today is base on the Greek way of life.

The Romans in Britannia
The Romans in Britannia

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

COVID-19 OFFER
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


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.

The Superhero Academy
The Superhero Academy

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!

Vikings: Pirates or Pioneers
Vikings: Pirates or Pioneers

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.

Science Discovery Dome
Science Discovery Dome

Maths, Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Geology, Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology

COVID-19 OFFER
Science Dome is designed to explore science, geology and geography in an interactive way. The Science Dome visits schools and clubs, providing an additional science resource and presenting a different learning experience to children. We provi


Maths Workshops
Maths Workshops

Maths, SEN

HANDS ON AND ENGAGING MATHS! Bring us to your school for an exciting day of maths, focusing on the core skills required to become great mathematicians without a pencil in sight. Watch your pupil's confidence grow and see their smiles as they succeed.

The Romans!
The Romans!

History, Romans

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!

Ancient Egypt: The reign of Tutankhamun
Ancient Egypt: The reign of Tutankhamun

History, Egyptians

COVID-19 OFFER
Step back in time to Ancient Thebes. A boy king has taken the throne after a time of turmoil, he is bringing back the old ways and restoring ma’at (order). The pupils will participate in the story of Tutenkamun’s reign.

STEM Workshop
STEM Workshop

Maths, Science, Physics, Design Technology, PSHE

All of our workshops contain elements of STEM, due to the nature of the activity. We have a series of workshops that focus on imagination, creativity, teamwork and problem solving, the most challenging of which we categorise STEAM workshops.


Gweithdy Hanes Cymru (Wales History Workshop)
Gweithdy Hanes Cymru (Wales History Workshop)

History, Celts, Medieval, worldwar

Bring the history of Wales to life in your school with World War Wales Workshop! Step back in time to World War 2, the Iron Age or the Middle Ages!

FSC Outreach: Habitats
FSC Outreach: Habitats

Science, Biology, Wildlife

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.

Roman Workshop
Roman Workshop

History, Romans, Significant Individuals, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
During this workshop, the children will be met by Queen Boudicca, leader of the Celts. With her guidance they will explore what life was like in the Roman army, including battle formations and look at the difference between the two tribes.

Animals VR Workshop
Animals VR Workshop

English, Science, Biology, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
Learning about the animal kingdom? Travel around the world and come face to face with a range of different animals through virtual reality! Bring the school trip to you! Ask about our coronavirus risk assessment.


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

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!

Robotics
Robotics

Computing

A workshop that provides students the opportunity to build and program robots like LEGO Mindstorms and VEX Robotics.

Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds
Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds

PSHE

In this lively workshop, your class will explore the symbiotic relationship between body and mind, and what we can do to keep both healthy. One Day Creative use drama and role play to explore this topic.

Earthquakes & Volcanoes
Earthquakes & Volcanoes

Geography, Physical Geography, Performing Arts

Hundreds of earthquakes shake the earth every day – some big, some small, some enormous! Meanwhile, boiling hot lava erupts from volcanoes around the world. One Day Creative uses drama and role play to explore this exciting topic.


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.

Educational Dance Workshops
Educational Dance Workshops

Citizenship, Performing Arts, Dance, Music, Religious Education, Physical Education, PSHE, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
Educational dance workshops for schools help enrich your pupil's learning and link to many school topics, from £1.43 per pupil. You will be amazed by how much your pupils take on board and how our dance workshops bring the best out in them.

Enigma Machine
Enigma Machine

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!

Romans VR
Romans VR

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.


Stone Age Workshops
Stone Age Workshops

History, Prehistory, Bushcraft, SEN

Our Stone Age programme is a great way to introduce the Stone Age topic. We offer a unique interactive 'show and tell' to really bring the subject alive and pass around the tools and clothes of the past. Touch, taste and smell the Stone Age.

Indian Dance Workshops
Indian Dance Workshops

Citizenship, Performing Arts, Dance, Music, Religious Education, Physical Education, PSHE, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
Indian & Bollywood dance workshops for schools help enrich your pupil's learning from £1.43 per pupil. These workshops are very popular during Diwali but can be booked at any time during the school year. Book in advance to secure your ideal date!

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

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!

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!


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

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.

Victorian Workshop & Wow Day
Victorian Workshop & Wow Day

History, Victorian

Dan Tastic Education brings history to life with incredible Victorian Wow Days! Your pupils will be inspired & engaged by our historical items, props, videos & student interaction with one of our fun & entertaining Dan Tastic Workshop Facilitator

Archeology of the Ages
Archeology of the Ages

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!

GCSE and Secondary Maths
GCSE and Secondary Maths

Maths

Learn curriculum-based (GCSE) Maths through a mix of practicals and games. It is designed to engage those children that lack the motivation to learn Maths. Practicals include: - Cracking the code. - Card games. - Measurement and scaling


Maths Puzzle Activity Day
Maths Puzzle Activity Day

Maths, SEN

Get your pupils thinking with a fantastic puzzle day! Lots of hands on games and puzzles will be brought into your school for teams of pupils to bring their minds together to solve.

Explorer Dome-Cells Show
Explorer Dome-Cells Show

Science, Biology

Our Cell show discusses the fundamental units of living things from the perspective of human cells that make up our adapted tissues, organs and systems.

We come to you activities
We come to you activities

Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Physics, History, Prehistory, Vikings, Medieval, worldwar, Physical Education

Notts Outdoors will be offering activity sessions at your school grounds. We can provide a wide range of activities that we'd normally deliver from our day and residential centres. Our activities enrich the curriculum and engage learners in a fun way

The Entertaining Egyptian
The Entertaining Egyptian

History, Egyptians, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
Professor Trimbold, the acclaimed Egyptologist will unlock the secrets of Tutankhamun's tomb, decipher the hieroglyphics, prepare priests to worship their Gods & mummify a Pharaoh. Why did they build pyramids? Who knows the riddle of the Sphinx?

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