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New shows for schools

‘I ABSOLUTELY LOVE WHAT THE UNICORN DOES FOR OUR SCHOOL – IT IS ENGAGING, MOTIVATING AND INSPIRING IN EQUAL MEASURE!’ Headteacher

As the UK's leading theatre for young audiences we’re excited to announce all our new shows for primary and secondary schools. State schools can book Early Bird tickets from £8.50 before 31 Jul 2017, or join our new Unicorn Schools Club for further reductions. Independent schools prices are at our subsidised rate of £10. 

For more information about how we work with schools, including our teacher CPD training, resources and workshops, visit the PRIMARY and SECONDARY pages of the website. If you have any questions contact us on schools@unicorntheatre.com.


NEW SHOWS

Laika

26 SEP - 10 NOV | FOR SCHOOL YEARS 2 - 5
A moving sci-fi adventure about Laika the dog - the first living creature in space. Told through puppetry, music and movement.
Free teacher resources & CPD

Beowulf

3 OCT - 3 NOV | FOR SCHOOL YEARS 5 AND ABOVE
An exciting and atmospheric interpretation of the oldest surviving poem in the English language. With live music. 
Free teacher resources & CPD

The Velveteen Rabbit

17 NOV - 15 DEC | FOR SCHOOL YEARS 1 - 4
The much-loved classic story about the friendship between a boy and his toy rabbit who longs to become real.
Free teacher resources & CPD

Boing!

22 NOV - 15 DEC | FOR NURSERY - YEAR 2
An exhilarating piece of dance-theatre about the the delirious excitement of  waiting for Father Christmas to arrive on the most magical night of the year. 

Wild Life FM

12 - 20 JAN 2018 | FOR SCHOOL YEARS 9 AND UP
An honest, raw exposition of what it’s like being young today, performed by 8 young musicians. 

Seesaw

26 JAN - 9 MAR 2018 | FOR NURSERY - YEAR 1
A beautiful, funny and sensitive exploration of the pushes and pulls of friendship and the ups and downs of being very young.
Free teacher resources & CPD.

Othello

6 FEB - 2 MAR 2018 | FOR SCHOOL YEARS 4 - 8
Inspired by Shakespeare's great tragedy, this modern and playful show brings the story of Othello to life for younger audiences and reflects on the nature of relationships and friendships.
Free teacher resources & CPD. In-school workshops available.

Beginners 

20 - 29 MAR 2018 | FOR SCHOOL YEARS 4 AND ABOVE
A joyous and imaginative new play by Tim Crouch that reminds us that the adult we’ll be and the child we were stay with us wherever we go.
Free teacher resources & CPD.

The Iron Man

16 MAY - 22 JUN 2018 | FOR SCHOOL YEARS 3 - 7
Back by popular demand, this atmospheric and inventive interpretation of Ted Hughes’ masterpiece uses papercut silhouettes, large scale puppetry and stop-motion animation.
Free teacher resources & CPD. In-school workshops available.


PROJECTS AND TRAINING

TEACHER CPD TRAINING (FREE)
Our popular training days combine an active, creative exploration of the play with practical training in the use of drama, supporting you to feel confident exploring productions back at school.
Primary info / Secondary info.

THE YEAR 7 PROJECT
- AUTUMN TERM
A transition project specifically for Year 7 students around Beowulf that develops confidence, communication, emotional literacy and builds positive relationships between peers. More information.

COLLABORATE 
A year-long partnership that gives teachers and pupils unparalleled access to theatre and the opportunity to place a whole school focus on creative learning.
Primary info / Secondary info.

HOW TO BOOK TICKETS

STANDARD TICKETS £10 PER PUPIL (one teacher free per 10 booked)  
Call the Box Office on 020 7645 0560 or use our online booking form. We're happy to provisionally reserve tickets for one week. 

EARLY BIRD OFFER (for state schools)
£8.50 tickets when you book for two or more shows before 31 Jul 2017. 
 
UNICORN SCHOOLS CLUB (for state schools)
A new scheme offering cheaper tickets for schools who want to emphasise creative learning across all year groups. Tickets from £7. More information.

SUBSIDISED TICKETS
We are able to offer further subsidy for schools who face significant financial barriers. Contact us to find out more.   

Find us

The nearest tube is London Bridge, between a 5–10 minute walk away. Coach parking is available on Tooley Street. 

GET IN TOUCH

Have questions? Give us a call on 020 7645 0644 or email schools@unicorntheatre.com.   


USEFUL DOWNLOADS

VISIT THE PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL PAGES.

 

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