Spotlight on Shakespeare


Art inspired by The Tempest


Flexible dates - Get in touch to book

Venue: The Shakespeare Centre

Key stage: Key stage 4

Price : 6.95 per pupil including visit to Shakespeare's Birthplace

Students will: 

  • Explore literary and historical context
  • Discuss language use and effects 
  • Discover original stagecraft 
  • Direct characterisation 
  • Imagine staging scenes 
  • Identify ideas and issues 
  • Examine the writer's craft 

Learning Outcomes 

  • Developing ability to shape ideas in light of comments made by others 
  • Promoting sensitivity to alternative interpretations
  • Encouraging reflective, critical and discriminating responses

Choose your play from 

  • Macbeth 
  • Twelfth Night 
  • Romeo and Juliet 
  • Much Ado About Nothing 
  • The Merchant of Venice 
  • Julius Caesar
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream 

"I have really enjoyed this talk and our pupils were very engaged with the content.  The presenter was enthusiastic and communicated well with our students"  - St Francis of Assisi Catholic Technology College