Secondary Education

Education Experiences

Our inspiring productions, workshops, and one-off experiences are designed to engage and challenge students, enhancing cross-curricular study for 11-16 year olds. 

For more information about any of our one-off opportunities, contact our Education Projects Manager, Richard Knowles at leap@cft.org.uk or find out more about booking schools tickets for shows or events.


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Macbeth

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The Butterfly Lion

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A Monster Calls

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The Lovely Bones

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Six

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The Strange Tale of Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel


Schools Theatre Day: A Monster Calls

Tue 11 Feb, 11am for KS2 & KS3
Tue 13 Feb, 11am for KS4 & KS5
Explore the story, characters and staging of this award-winning production in a semi-practical workshop. £13.50 per pupil (includes a ticket to the matinee performance)

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Insight Workshops

Combine a theatre trip with a pre or post-show workshop for pupils in school. This will develop their understanding of artistic intentions, design elements and key aspects of a production.

Focus: Performance Analysis, Theatre Design, Understanding Text
Participants: KS4 or KS5
Duration: 2 hours
Location: In school
Cost: £4 per pupil

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Insight workshop: Hedda Tesman

After thirty years of playing wife, Hedda is bitter and bored. When her estranged daughter, Thea, suddenly reappears asking for help, the present begins to echo the past and Hedda embarks on a path of destruction. Exploring the artistic intentions, design elements and key aspects of this production, pupils will also consider the themes of second chances and enduring tragedy.

Available to book during the performance run of Hedda Tesman.

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Insight workshop: Macbeth

Alongside our contemporary production of Shakespeare's great tragedy, Macbeth, pupils can delve deeper into the text, staging and rehearsal techniques unique to our production.

Available to book during the performance run of Macbeth.

To book for either of our Insight workshops, please contact our Education Projects Manager, Richard Knowles at leap@cft.org.uk or find out more about booking schools tickets for shows or events.

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Secondary Technical Tasters

Led by the Theatre's technical teams, Technical Tasters offer students insight into backstage roles in theatre. Students can find out how costumes or props are designed, how sets are realised or how to light a performance.

Participants also have the opportunity to ask questions and experience technical or stage equipment during the 90-minute session. Technical Tasters are available at selected times throughout the year.

Five distinctive workshops are available:

  • Costume
  • Lighting
  • Props
  • Sound
  • Stage Design

Participants: KS3, KS4
For: Up to 25 students
Duration: 90 minutes
Location: Theatre
Cost: £5 per student

For more information and dates, contact leap@cft.org.uk

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Partnership Projects

Work with us to offer students a unique programme of learning, designed to enhance their knowledge of productions, develop theatre-making techniques or build key transferable skills.

For more information about education partnerships, further opportunities or any of the above workshops, please contact our Education Projects Manager, Richard Knowles at leap@cft.org.uk or find out more about booking schools tickets for shows or events.