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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.

Whether you're teaching Shakespeare to kids in KS1 or right up to AS and A-Level, we are proud to offer a range of hands on, informative and inspiring courses to help. 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

If you're looking for the ultimate Shakespeare field trip, there's no better place to bring your class than to his hometown of Stratford-upon-Avon in the UK.

We offer a number of courses tailored to 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 to start accessing our 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

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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. 

  • Trick or Treat? Halloween with the Collections Team


    Volunteers, Helen and Victoria, are currently undertaking an audit of the museum collection stored at the Shakespeare Centre. They are opening boxes to discover the items in order to check their condition, their accession status and the data the…

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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.

  • From Gdańsk, with love… for Europe and Shakespeare


    By Janice Valls-Russell Cranes are – along with spires and towers – part of the Gdańsk cityscape. The harbour had a man-powered crane back in the Middle Ages, to unload cargo in this busy Hanseatic harbour, long before the steel monsters we…

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