schools programme 2016/17
‘I ABSOLUTELY LOVE WHAT THE UNICORN DOES FOR OUR SCHOOL – IT IS ENGAGING, MOTIVATING AND INSPIRING IN EQUAL MEASURE!’ Headteacher
We’re only a 5 minute walk from London Bridge station, our theatre was built with young people in mind and we offer performances during the school day and the evenings.
For more information about our resource packs, teacher CPD and workshops visit the primary and secondary pages of the website. If you have any questions contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org.
View the Secondary Schools’ brochure
The classic tale of a baby barn owl who overcomes his fear of the dark to realise the beauty of the night. Free teacher resources & CPD.
Medea’s teenage children tell their side of the story; a brand new angle on an age old myth. Free teacher resources & CPD. In-school workshops available.
See your favourite fairytale villains from a new perspective. The 5* hit musical is back! Free teacher resources & CPD. In-school workshops available.
A dance show about the delirious excitement of waiting for Father Christmas to arrive on the most magical night of the year.
A story about amateur boxing, family and about doing something for ten years, and slowly getting good at it. Told through spoken word and within timed boxing rounds.
Ted Hughes’ atmospheric tale is vividly bought to life on stage with paper-cut silhouettes, puppetry and stop-motion animation. Free teacher resources & CPD. In-school workshops available.
Spend a day at the seaside with three characters who have a lot to say, but only three words with which to say it. ‘Offers a child’s eye view of the world and all its mysteries’ (Guardian).
A love story gone wrong for teenagers everywhere. From the writer of Henry the Fifth and directed by Unicorn Artistic Director, Purni Morell. Free teacher resources & CPD. In-school workshops available.
PROJECTS AND COURSES
A transition project specifically aimed at Year 7 students around Baddies: the Musical that will develop students’ confidence, communication, emotional literacy and build positive relationships between peers through group work and collaboration. More information.
WHAT CAN THEATRE BRING TO YOUR CLASSROOM? - SPRING TERM
FREE TEACHER EVENT
Join us for wine, cheese and a short talk about all our new shows for primary schools, (includes tickets to Jason and the Argonauts press night at 7pm). Free, booking required.
HOW TO BOOK TICKETS
Call the Box Office team on 020 7645 0560 or complete an online booking request form (primary or secondary). We're happy to provisionally reserve your tickets for one week. Download our useful information for schools document. (Baddies: the Musical tickets are £11 p/pupil).
Book for two or more shows before 31 Jul 2016 together and get 15% off (from £8.50 p/ticket).
We are able to offer free or part-subsidised tickets to schools who are unable to book a trip due to financial barriers. Contact us to find out more.
Find usThe nearest tube is London Bridge – between a 5–10 minute walk away. Coach parking is available on Tooley Street. More information here.
GET IN TOUCH
Have questions? Call or email Schools Relationship Manager, Ella Macfadyen, on 020 7645 0644 / email@example.com.
Read our teacher case studies document here.
‘I struggle to see why I would take students anywhere other than the Unicorn as the productions are always so inventive and fit so well with examination requirements, without being limited by them. You make aspects of my job a great deal easier - thank you!’ Drama teacher, 2015
‘We fully embraced the classroom activities and the benefits have been clear.There has been a huge impact on the boys writing and their progress in all areas of literacy, as well as confidence and self-esteem.’ Literacy Coordinator, 2014
‘These resources help keep the production live in my mind and in the minds of the students, but also offer a firm pathway for us to evaluate and understand the show.’ Drama teacher on The Caucasian Chalk Circle, 2015
‘My pupils have been struck by wonder and awe as they have watched the magic at the Unicorn unfold before them. They talk about what they have seen for days after attending and it gives them an opportunity to watch theatre that, for many of them, they might not have otherwise.’ Literacy Coordinator, 2016
‘One of the best quality courses I have ever been on. I don’t come from a theatrical background but I found the activities amazing – accessing parts of my brain that aren’t normally used. It’s really helped to improve my confidence; I can’t wait to see the profound effect I know it will have on the children.’ Teacher, 2016