National Poetry Day

Enjoy, Discover, Share!

Poetry is a big part of our British Culture and each year we celebrate with our National Poetry Day. Here at Through The Stage Door we bring our Poetry to life. We will work with students to read, explore and deliver our favourite poems with creativity and lots of fun! 

Learning outcomes

  1. To read through selected poetry and develop an understanding on the content and context.
  2. To explore the poetry through dramatic play and using a variety of scenarios based learning techniques.
  3. Deliver poetry in student’s own interpretation using key Drama skills. 

Who its for?

KS1/KS2/KS3/KS4

Workshop options 

Option 1 – 1 HOUR – These workshops are short but packed with creativity & practical learning, fantastic for engagement & focus (Maximum of 40 students).

Option 2 – FULL DAY – Through The Stage Door offer exciting, engaging and educational workshops delivered by experienced and talented professionals. We will work with your school focussing on a text of your choice; we will explore the background of the text, interpret the storyline and create wonderful characters along the way. This type of workshop gives your students an insight with a practical, enjoyable and exciting approach. (FULL DAY – One/two group’s maximum of 40 students per group)

Props and resources may be included to enhance student learning.

Space requirements

Workshops will require a large cleared space. A school hall/theatre would be required for the HALF/FULL DAY sessions

Special requests

Once your booking has been confirmed, one of our dedicated team members will contact you to collect information regarding the children’s starting points to ensure the workshop is personalised to suit.