“The active approach to Romeo and Juliet was fantastic - very relevant to current work.” Karen Wheeler, Cowplain Community School, Hampshire
"The enthusiasm was infectious..." Manor House School, Effingham
"Well pitched and really lively which helped the students." Hallifords School, Sheppertron
GSC School Workshops are practical, engaging and bespoke, exploring the text as a script written for performance, and complement the specifications for the main exam boards EdExcel, AQA, WJEC and ORC.
We understand that all teachers’ needs are different, and so we tailor-make every workshop to your specific area of interest. Here are examples of previous workshops:
Romeo & Juliet: Investigating interpretations of Romeo and Mercutio
using Act 2, Scene 4.
Macbeth: Discovering how the relationship of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth evolves.
The Tempest: Exploring Power and Status, how the different groups on the island use it.
Julius Caesar: Examining the theme of Persuasion and the mind-set of key characters.
Dream: All day workshop on Lovers and Faeries, ending in a performance by pupils.
King Lear: Unlocking Tragedy in Performance.
Othello: A character study of Iago
Hamlet: Looking at how Shakespeare creates atmosphere on stage
From Primary to A-level, we will create the workshop that will work best for you.
A 2-hour workshop costs £210 - max 35 pupils -
that's just £6 per pupil!
(smaller class numbers (under 12) can be negotiated)
To Book: 01483 304384 or Email us
"It was great, but we wanted more time!" Year 10 pupil
"I knew the level of their success when I crept into the Hall
to the total silence of a rapt audience experiencing Shakespeare in a
way that mere English teachers can’t provide in the classroom.”
Head of English, The Gordon School, Chobham, Surrey
Previous/Current schools include:
St Peter's RC School, Guildford
Christ's College, Guildford
The Petersfield School, Petersfield
Northmead Primary School, Guildford
Rodborough School, Godalming
Manor House School, Effingham
St Theresa's School, Dorking
St Andrew's School, Woking
Park Mead Primary, Cranleigh
The Royal School, Haslemere
St George’s College, Addlestone
Fulbrook School, Addlestone
The Holt School, Wokingham
The Gordon School, Chobham
The Samuel Cody School, Farnborough
Cowplain Community School, Waterlooville
Halliford School, Shepperton
Stantonbury Campus, Milton Keynes
The Leigh Technical Academy, Dartford
Sir John Cass School, Stepney, East London
You can also find us on www.findschoolworkshops.co.uk
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Play and workshop 1hr 45mins
English, Years 6-9 (original Shakespeare text - no modernising)
Drama, Years 9-11 (page-to-stage, multi-role playing)
A 60-minute version of the complete play using Shakespeare’s text and following all three story lines, with six actors. This is followed by a 45 minute interactive workshop presentation to the group.
Cost: £650 (max 120 pupils – under £5.50
Book two showings of the play in one day and only pay £1100 (a saving of £200!)
We understand that not all class sizes are the same so if you need to go over the maximum limit, just give us a call and we can discuss your needs.
Sarah on 07957 440866
Much Ado About Nothing
...both are reduced versions, touring with six actors and complementary follow-up activities. Register your interest by emailing us