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Schools, colleges and work experience

Our Learning & Participation programme has bags of opportunities for both students and teachers. We offer a wide range of ongoing workshops, Learning Lounges for teachers, production specific events, Insight Days, Arts Award support, and every year we tour a production to primary schools across East London and Essex.

Learning and Participation Schools and Colleges Activities Brochure 2016/17

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Schools and colleges

Insight Days and Talk Backs MORE LESS

Join the director and members of the company to learn about how the production was put together. See individual shows for details.

Shows in your school (Primary) MORE LESS

This spring we are touring schools with a brand new show Alfie Strange: Trained Time Travellers Only.

Designed especially for primary schools years 3, 4 and 5, the show explores the theme of values, responding to those promoted under the SMSC requirements and British Values.

A brilliant way to approach values with this age group.’

Teacher – 2016 Spring Tour

Alfie Strange uses an adventure through history as a way of introducing the students to events, characters and stories that reflect the British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty, and mutual respect/tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs.

Last year’s production visited 47 schools, reaching over 3000 students. This year, for one week only, we are touring Primary Schools: Monday 20 – Friday 24 March 2017.

The production is accompanied by a free teacher’s pack with resources, lesson plans and activities to support your work in the classroom.

 

A brilliant way to approach values with this age group.’

Teacher – 2016 Spring Tour

Theatre Visits (Primary / Secondary) MORE LESS

We offer heavily discounted tickets to our professional Queen’s Theatre productions for school and student groups. Contact our Box Office, who will be happy to talk to you about group booking discounts.

Backstage Tours (Primary / Secondary) MORE LESS

From our scenic workshops to wardrobe department, take a peek behind the scenes at one of the country’s few remaining producing theatres to find out just what goes into creating professional theatre.

Backstage tours can be booked for groups of up to 30 participants, are suitable for primary and secondary age groups and last one hour. We ask for a minimum donation of £30 per tour.

Theatre Talks (Primary / Secondary) MORE LESS

Learn about our theatre and the process of ‘Page to Stage’ when one of our team talk about their work, providing an insight into the world of professional theatre and the history of the Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch.

Talks are held at your school or group’s venue, can be tailored to your needs and last up to one hour (including a question and answer session). We ask for a minimum donation of £40 per talk.

Schools Workshops (Primary / Secondary) MORE LESS

We offer a range of workshops focusing on a variety of performance and technical skills, practitioners and genres of theatre. So if you have a particular workshop in mind for your school, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

‘I just wanted to say a big thank you for the Shakespeare day. The Y6 teaching staff spoke to me about how much the children benefited from the day and your morning session was great to get the children excited about learning!’

Churchfield’s Primary School

Work Experience

Work Experience (Secondary) MORE LESS

We offer a work experience programme each year, which forms an intensive two-week introduction into working in a producing theatre. The programme is available for up to fifteen students per programme.

Placements (Further and Higher Education students) MORE LESS

Opportunities amongst different departments across the theatre for unpaid placements for further and higher education students are available where this forms a part of their programme of study. We currently host assistant director placements from the MA Directing course at E15 Acting School.

For more information about any of the above programmes please complete the enquiry form below or email us at learning@queens-theatre.co.uk.

 

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