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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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.

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

Ancient Greece Workshop & Wow Day
Ancient Greece Workshop & Wow Day

History, Greeks

Dan Tastic Education brings history to life with incredible Ancient Greece 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!




British Values
British Values

Citizenship

Lively discussion, performance and debate will develop understanding of democracy, the rule of law, individual freedoms and responsibilities, and the importance of mutual respect in a diverse society. Drama workshop by One Day Creative.

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.

Stone Age to Iron Age Workshop & Wow Day
Stone Age to Iron Age Workshop & Wow Day

History, Prehistory

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

WW2 School Escape Rooms
WW2 School Escape Rooms

History, worldwar

Have you experienced the excitement of an Escape Room? We've turned it on its head for schools. Your pupils will have to solve a series of puzzles, locked up in a box, to find the key to stop the timer! Are yours pupils up for the challenge?


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

World War 2
World War 2

Citizenship, Maths, 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

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!

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.


Viking Workshops
Viking Workshops

Citizenship, Maths, Science, Physics, History, Vikings, Design Technology, Performing Arts, PSHE

Hands-On Building Workshops For KS2 to fit in with the curriculum on Settlers & Invaders. Complimenting our Saxon Roundhouse workshop and Roman Villa. Pupils build a 12m long Viking Longship and enact the journey through the icebergs of the arctic.

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

Coding with Robots
Coding with Robots

Science, Physics, Design Technology

A beginner workshop that is designed to teach children the basics of coding and programming of robots. The workshop is based around using the micro:bit programming board developed by the BBC.

Stone Age Activities and VR Day
Stone Age Activities and VR Day

History, Prehistory

COVID-19 OFFER
Discover Prehistory (Stone Age to Iron Age) in a day! Visit ancient sites, using VR (optional). Explore the past, with interactive sessions Learn ancient skills with hands-on activities. - A truly immersive and interactive day.


Global Citizens- the world in your classroom
Global Citizens- the world in your classroom

Citizenship, English, Maths, Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, 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.

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.

World War2 Virtual
World War2 Virtual

History, worldwar

Fabulous online education workshops on the subject of WW2.

The Greeks
The Greeks

Citizenship, History, Greeks, Performing Arts

An action-packed day of drama focusing on the Ancient Greeks. Children will learn about Greek myths, Greek Gods and the lives of the ancient Greek people. They’ll explore the different City States, perform their own Olympics and learn about the i


STEMgineers: Hydraulics & Mechanics
STEMgineers: Hydraulics & Mechanics

Maths, Science, Physics, Design Technology

STEMgineers is a unique and exciting workshop designed to teach children and young adults engineering and mechanical principles by building and operating hydraulics systems, radio-controlled vehicles and electric go-karts.

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!

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.

Creative Writing
Creative Writing

English, Biology, Computing

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


History Workshops
History Workshops

History, Prehistory, Greeks, Ancient Civilisations, Egyptians, Celts, Romans, Saxons, Vikings, Tudors, Industrial, Victorian, worldwar, Twentieth Century, Significant Individuals, Beyond Living Memory, Performing Arts, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
The Drama Hut brings on-site and online workshops directly to your school, covering a wide range of curricular topics. Through drama, improvisation and role play let us create a unique learning experience for your school.

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

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.

Roman Britain Workshop: The Boudiccan Revolt 60AD
Roman Britain Workshop: The Boudiccan Revolt 60AD

History, Romans

COVID-19 OFFER
Step back in time to iron-age Roman Britain. Rumour has it that Camulodunum has been attacked by Boudica and the Iceni, and a revolt has begun. The pupils will learn about the Roman Britain through practical activities, drama and role-play.

Pack UP Your Troubles
Pack UP Your Troubles

History, worldwar, Twentieth Century, Performing Arts, PSHE, SEN

PACK UP YOUR TROUBLES production has been specially written by our award winning writer Brian James. Set in modern times, this wonderful story flickers in and out of the past. Seeing a glimpse of what life was like during WWII. Must see production


Pirates or Pioneers, Online Viking workshop
Pirates or Pioneers, Online Viking workshop

History, Vikings

COVID-19 OFFER
Marauding pirates or international traders? Come and explore the crafts and incredible trade-routes of the Vikings.

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.

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.

African Drumming
African Drumming

Citizenship, Music

Join the drum circle with our African drumming workshop.


Energy
Energy

Science, Physics

A practical workshop covering electricity, all types of energy, energy transfer, the mechanics of a generator and sustainability. Practicals: - Build a windmill to light an LED. - Experiment with wind blade designs - Explore a water wheel mod

Roman School Escape Rooms
Roman School Escape Rooms

History, Romans

Have you experienced the excitement of an Escape Room? We've turned it on its head for schools. Your pupils will have to solve a series of puzzles, locked up in a box, to find the key to stop the timer! Are yours pupils up for the challenge?

Florence Nightingale
Florence Nightingale

History, Victorian

Alone in the night the Lady with the Lamp walks the halls of the hospital checking on the sick and wounded. Florence Nightingale is a fascinating character - so let's explore her many accomplishments and efforts that saved the lives of so many.

Ancient Greece VR
Ancient Greece VR

English, History, Greeks

A not to be missed opportunity to visit and experience Ancient Greece. This experience will allow you to see and hear first hand what life was like for the Ancient Greeks


STEM
STEM

Science, Computing

A range of short sensitive activities focused on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics which will challenge the students to complete tasks within a given timeframe

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!

Saxon Workshops
Saxon Workshops

Citizenship, Maths, History, Saxons, Design Technology, SEN

Workshops need to take place in the school dining hall, gym or sports hall. Please allow a minimum of 2 Square Metres of space per student.

STEMdrones-Drone Coding
STEMdrones-Drone Coding

Science, Physics, Design Technology, Computing

Our CAA approved commercial drone pilot will teach your children about the principles of flight by getting students to experience it by flying and coding mini drones to navigate their way through an indoor obstacle and achieve mission objectives.


Vikings
Vikings

History, Vikings

This workshop helps to bring the Vikings to life! Look at how they lived and even experience them in battle

Maths Workshops
Maths Workshops

Citizenship, Maths, Physics, Victorian, Design Technology, PSHE

Our Hands-On Cross-Curricular Activities are for All Key Stages & Abilities, From EYFS to Sixth Form Making Learning Fun & The Complex Simple. Utilsing Creativity, Problem Solving, Teamwork and Resilience, workshops increase Self Esteem by Degrees

WW1 workshop
WW1 workshop

Citizenship, History, worldwar

Bring life in the Great War to life by welcoming Private Crabtree into your school. Our WWI soldier demonstrates some replica kit and describes getting the call-up, life in the trenches with the rats, and teaches the children some songs.

Christmas
Christmas

Citizenship, Religious Education, Art

The best Christmas decorations are the ones you make yourself! Every child designs, decorates and takes home their very own ceramic bauble to take pride of place in the family home every Christmas.


In School Workshops
In School Workshops

Citizenship, Design Technology, Physical Education, PSHE, Bushcraft, SEN

Bushcraft, Orienteering, Disc golf all on your school premises. you provide the space we provide the rest.

Mountains
Mountains

Geography, Physical Geography

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

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!

Dinosaurs
Dinosaurs

Archaeology, Geology, SEN

Step back in time inside our dinosaur dome and learn about dinosaurs, how the fly and where they were discovered


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!

Maya Workshops
Maya Workshops

History, Ancient Civilisations, Performing Arts, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
The Drama Hut helps to bring topic to life with energetic, fast paced workshops, led by professional actors. Explore all about the Maya civilisation, including religious beliefs and even take part in a human sacrifice....if your teacher is willing!

Climate Change and Global Warming
Climate Change and Global Warming

Geography, Environmental Geography

This workshop brings to life the issues surrounding Global Warming and allows the children to investigate further the implications

Space VR
Space VR

Science, Physics, Computing, SEN

Blast your whole class into space - virtually! Our experienced facilitator guides 35 children on a simultaneous journey through space, exploring planets, stars and moons. Virtual Reality transports you to places you can't visit - like space!


Irish Dancing
Irish Dancing

Citizenship, Dance

Irish dance workshop, join the craic!

Bespoke VR and Computer Workshops for the West Midlands
Bespoke VR and Computer Workshops for the West Midlands

English, Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Science, Physics, Biology, History, Greeks, Ancient Civilisations, Egyptians, Vikings, worldwar, Design Technology, Computing

Virtual Reality helps students gain a deeper understanding of the world around them and ignite ​their imagination. Your learners can be engaged and inspired by breath-taking scenes from around the world and gain a deep understanding of the topic.

Secondary School Maths Challenge Day
Secondary School Maths Challenge Day

Maths

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.

Great British Summer workshops
Great British Summer workshops

History, Dance, Music, Physical Education

Enjoy the Great British Summer with our choice of nostalgic workshops designed to get your children active outdoors. Choose from The Greatest Show - circus skills workshop or Maypole dance workshop and revisit your youth!


STEMbotics-Robotics & Coding
STEMbotics-Robotics & Coding

Maths, Science, Physics, Design Technology, Computing

STEMbotics: Robotics and Coding workshops are designed to ignite a passion for STEM and Computing. Using a variety of robots, students will design, build and code their very own robots to complete a range of challenges. Medals for the winners!

Olympics Drama Workshops
Olympics Drama Workshops

History, Greeks, Performing Arts, PSHE

The Olympic Games were started by the Greeks in 776BC to honour the god Zeus - so why do we still celebrate and compete today? One Day Creative explore the history of the olympics, resilience and sportsmanship through drama.

Knights & Castles Workshop & Wow Day
Knights & Castles Workshop & Wow Day

History, Medieval

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

Egyptian Workshops
Egyptian Workshops

Maths, History, Egyptians, SEN

Designed to stimulate imaginations and excite children and teachers alike, these workshops focus on simple ideas to great effect. Using numbers, counting, shapes and space pupil’s work together to build simple modular forms.

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