Community engagement

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time schools tour to visit 60 secondary schools across the UK

A specially staged production of the National Theatre’s award-winning play, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time will begin a 12-week tour to 60 schools across the UK in September 2018. The production will visit five selected secondary schools each week across London and the UK, touring to …

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Knowsley Safari partners with reading charity Beanstalk to offer Merseyside school children ‘Somewhere Special to Read’

Children from primary schools in Merseyside have been experiencing a unique safari-themed outdoor learning adventure as part of a special project to get more children excited about reading whilst encouraging them to learn and connect to the natural world around them. The initiative was organised as part of a collaborative …

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Cultural education charity Shakespeare Schools Foundation awarded prestigious Praemium Imperiale Grant for Young Artists

Shakespeare Schools Foundation (SSF) has been awarded the Grant for Young Artists in the 30th anniversary year of The Praemium Imperiale. Awarded by the Imperial Family of Japan on behalf of the Japan Arts Association, the global arts prize includes five categories not covered by The Nobel Prize – painting, …

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Volunteers transform Heaton School’s field

Volunteers have helped transform school grounds at the Heaton School to improve the learning environment for students. Heaton School in Heaton Moor is Stockport’s Secondary Special School for young people with severe learning difficulties, profound and multiple learning difficulties, autism and complex medical needs. The school caters for students aged …

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8,500 London school children learn first-hand about the Kindertransport as part of the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Stories from Willesden Lane project

8,500 London school children have attended live performances of the “Children of Willesden Lane” to educate them on the Holocaust and, more specifically, to help them to understand the experiences of those saved by the Kindertransport as it marks its 80th anniversary this year. The performances are part of multi-disciplinary …

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