Primary School Workshops

Group 64 runs an exciting array of workshops for primary school children.

“The children in Year 4 looked forward to their weekly G64 sessions, which they found fun, challenging and rewarding” Year 4 Teacher

We offer tailor made workshops to suit the individual needs of teachers and their students. They can be designed around any theme or topic of your choice, or we offer the following –

Page to Stage 

Our theatre directors will bring to life a story that the class have been reading, using fun and exciting drama techniques (2 hour workshop)

Performance Techniques

A one off workshop to develop confidence and performance skills, this will could useful in preparation for a school production (2 hour workshop)

Shake up Shakespeare

Our theatre directors will bring Shakespeare to life in a fun and innovative way (2 hour workshop)

Play in a Day 

Working with our theatre directors, the class will create a play in a day around any topic or theme to suit your class, at the end of the day we can perform for the rest of the school, family and friends. 

The Nativity Project 

Do you want to perform your Nativity in a real theatre with raked seating for up to 155 audience members? The Nativity Project provides 2 workshops in your school with our G64 Directors, who will add some theatrical ‘wow’ moments to your Nativity, you then come along and rehearse on the stage at Putney Arts Theatre, with the final perfomance at the end of the day. 

Production based workshops

We can offer your class a pre or post show workshop based around one of our 3 productions a year. This will also include a trip to Putney Arts Theatre and discounted tickets!

“It boosted all the children’s confidence to have to push themselves, whether in movement, singing, or learning lines and delivering them in front of a large audience, on an impressive stage” Year 5 teacher

Please note we can be flexible to work around your schools needs, with regards to topics and timings and workshops can be at your school or on the stage at Putney Arts Theatre.  For more information, costs and booking, please contact Nicola Sterry, Group 64’s Education Director on [email protected]

The Writers Project

A term long project for primary school children aged 8-11

Working with award winning playwright Isley Lynn, Group 64’s education department have been running the exciting Writers Project for over 6 years, with many local schools including Ronald Ross Primary School, Granard Primary School, St Josephs Catholic Primary School and St Mary’s C of E Primary School

Aim – to develop skills, excitement and passion for the process of creative writing and literacy.

Project overview – The project will facilitate the class to create and write their own script based on characters, dialogue and story ideas that are developed through a series of workshops. The class will work with a Playwright and a Director in school and then at Putney Arts Theatre.

The script will then be performed by the class who created it, at our very own Putney Arts Theatre.

 For more information please contact Nicola Sterry at [email protected]