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World-class Learning

Shakespeare's family homes bring Shakespeare's story vividly to life for students of all ages. Our internationally renowned educational courses are the perfect accompaniment to any visit to Stratford-upon-Avon.

We are proud to offer a range of hands on, informative and inspiring courses for Key Stages 1-5 (A level). All About Shakespeare is the perfect beginning to any school visit, while Brush Up Your Shakespeare is a great way for secondary schools to set the scene for their Shakespearian journey.

To find out more about what we offer please download our most recent leaflets:

International Student Groups

We also offer a number of courses that are aimed at international schools, colleges and universities, such as Do You Know Shakespeare? Have a look at our Study Shakespeare leaflet to learn more about the options for residential short courses for overseas students.

Shakespeare Week

Shakespeare Week is a national, annual celebration to bring Shakespeare vividly to life for primary school children. Visit the Shakespeare Week website, register your school and download free cross-curricular resources.

Cambridge School Shakespeare

We're proud to be working in a collaborative partnership with Cambridge University Press, who publish over 200 Shakespeare titles including the best-selling and highly receommended Cambridge School Shakespeare Series.

Find out more about our partnership here.

 

Playing for Shakespeare website

Playing for Shakespeare

Discover our exclusive interactive game, designed to introduce two of Shakespeare's plays to Key Stage 3 students. Find out more about Playing for Shakespeare and try out a free demo of the game. 

 

Stay in touch

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  • We are pleased to offer you a range of educational sessions from Tudor history to detailed explorations of Shakespeare's texts. From key stage 2 to A level all sessions are lively and engaging and targeted to current curricular developments. 

  • Spotlight on Shakespeare

    Spotlight on Shakespeare


    Discursive Learning - Deep Understanding

  • All about Shakespeare

    All about Shakespeare


    Informative and fun introduction to Shakespeare's life and times

  • The Best Will in the World

    The Best Will in the World


    Shakespeare and theatre workshop

  • Rich Man, Poor Man

    Rich Man, Poor Man


    For the QCA history unit 8a

  • Tudors Alive!

    Tudors Alive!


    Hands-on Tudor history

Romeo and Juliet, true love?

Are Romeo and Juliet really the most romantic of all lovers? Or is their love more folly, infatuation and teenage angst?   

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Curating digital stories from Shakespeare's work, life and times Finding Shakespeare is the blog belonging to the collections team. 

  • Stratford’s Ceremonial Maces


      The ceremonial mace has been a symbolic object for hundreds of years.  It represents power and authority.  At one time the mace would have been a practical weapon used to protect the King’s person if necessary.  Ceremonial maces with…

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Embracing Shakespearian conversation in a digital age, Blogging Shakespeare is the blog created, hosted and (often) written by the learning team.

  • Shakespeare in Gyula


    While my colleagues of the Shakespeare on the Road venture are hurtling round a series of Shakespeare festivals in the New World – I hope to join them on the Canadian leg of their journey – I had the pleasure of attending a festival in the…

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