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Summer 2018 - Jungle

From April to July 2018, Perform For Schools are offering free interactive drama workshops for Foundation and Key Stage 1 

Each workshop is led by an experienced DBS checked actor who plays the role of the brave Jungle Explorer.  They'll use story-telling, role-play, rhyme, song, and movement to take the children on a wild adventure through the African Jungle.

Having completed their important Jungle training, the children will get on their elephants and ride into the wilderness on a mission to rescue Blaze, the last remaining Golden Cat, with a little help from a cheeky monkey called Boo.

The workshops are 25-minutes long and each one is specially tailored to suit the ages and needs of the class. The children will meet Eeli the elephant, eat Banana Pie, sing along with a cheetah and dance the Jungle Jive. This action-packed journey will introduce the children to the joys of live improvised performance. 

The workshops are fun, lively and completely free. To book your school’s FREE Jungle workshop, complete our online form or email [email protected].

All sessions require a school hall or large classroom. 

Many thanks for a great workshop. All 4 classes thoroughly enjoyed it . The year 1 children used the workshop as a focus for independent writing and we were really pleased with their efforts.

– Mrs Diane Crutcher

Your workshops are always a hit with the children. They really enjoyed the session. Thanks for giving the children a wonderful expereince.

– Faramade Alawaye

Every session was lively and very engaging for the children. The children in the enhanced provision class for speech and language were very engaged and the session was pitched at the right level for these children. It was great to see the excitement on their faces.

– Debbie Richardson

All classes really enjoyed their workshops. Shaelee had lots of energy with the children and they responded well to her enthusiasm. Thankyou for a great morning.

Lisa

– Ms. L Downes

Emily was incredibly professional and cheery - the children responded really well to her and got a lot out of the workshop!

– Ms. A Frankau

Shae was great - so enthusiastic and the children loved it! She kept their interest throughout and had a great knowledge about dinosaurs, teaching the children new information by having fun through games and songs. Thank you!

– Ms. L Pinfield

Thank you to Charlotte for great sessions with our Nursery and Reception children. Staff and pupils had great fun and enjoyed your enthusiasm, sparkle, behaviour management and fun activities!

We hope to have you back soon for more! Thank you.

– Anke Du Toit

Martina was very enthusiastic and friendly. The children really enjoyed the workshop - as did the teachers!

– Abby Clark

A lovely and engaging workshop that inspired the children and fitted perfectly with the cross-curricular circus theme that we have been exploring in school this week.

– Lisa Burns

Rachel was animated, enthusiastic and passionate. The children were completely engaged and loved the sessions. Many Thanks!

– Mrs gemma Mitchell

The workshop was very energetic and there was never a dull moment. The children thoroughly enjoyed all of the activities. Lauren was amazing and very good at keeping their attention.

– Carly

Very engaging for the children

Very well presented

– Meg Leckie

A great energetic workshop!

– Chantelle Daley

As always all children from Year R through to Year 2 thoroughly enjoyed the workshop and were fully engaged from start to finish. Words used from the teachers when asked about the session included 'brilliant', 'excellent', 'fantastic' and it is the inclusive nature of the workshops that is most highly valued.

– Toni Keogh

Kelly was very engaging and the children loved the workshop experience. I know that the EYFS team were very impressed and have asked me for the details as they wish to book another workshop for next year.

– Lynette Allsop

Thank you Samantha! The children had a brilliant morning and haven't stopped talking about it.

– Karen Ford

Charlotte was fantastic, we had extra kids added last minute to the class but she was very helpful and flexible and a joy to work with. Her engagement with the children was excellent and the workshop was a super addition to our summer holiday activities. Please come again!

– Jeremy Cole

The workshop was absolutely amazing!

Looked like every child enjoyed fun and engaging activities.

– Dominika Wollaston

Hannah inspired and enthused our children. She retained control of each class even though her activities were lively! Well done!

Thank you.

– Jude Richards

All of the attendees and their parents/carers thoroughly enjoyed the workshop, plus the library staff too ! Charlotte captivated the children with her performance :-) We would love Charlotte to make a return visit in the future.

– Tracy Benham

Seline was great, she managed to engage the children for the entirety of each session.

– Marie Nash

Every class thought the workshop was brilliant and all teachers were impressed. We thought it was pitched perfectly and could not fault it. All children were fully engaged, active and were transported to a jungle far, far away.

– Carol Snowden

These sessions are always most impressive. The leaders always have excellent control of the children and the children respond extremely well.

– Claire Copeland

Amazing! Great session, great energy - the children loved it!!!

– Handcross Park

The children thoroughly enjoyed the session. Every single child was engaged and enthusiastic! Thanks Kate for involving everyone and being so energetic!

– Dimitra Crowhurst

It was brilliant, the children really were engaged and involved with the activities. Thank you very much Tom!

– Haley Wells

The workshop was brilliant fun and Rebecca had a wonderful way with the children. It was great for me to watch the children join in in such a positive way and they had a fantastic time throughout.

– Samantha Ruck

Bethany was excellent, she had the children completely captivated.

– Juliette Nicholson

Superb, free workshop that the children absolutely loved. Thanks so much.

– Mrs Katherine Strong

Ashia worked very well with the 3 different year groups. She was well organised and prepared. The children really enjoyed the workshops and had great fun in getting involved with the drama activities.

– Mrs G Newson

The children always love the drama workshops and talk about them for weeks afterwards! Thank you!

– Tacey Attwell

Lizzie was fantastic with our Reception class. She very quickly had all the children engaged in her fairytale adventure and was able to keep really good control of the children during a very exciting lesson. Thank you Lizzie, we had a wonderful time.

– Julie Fileld

Laura was absolutely fantastic. All of the staff and children thoroughly enjoyed the sessions today! I can honestly say that my children were 100% engaged and enthused! I would highly recommended this to many other teachers/schools/parents. Thank you so much!

– Emily Jakeman

Punctual, professional, lovely relationship with the children...they all loved the Fairy Rap!

– Penny Stephenson

Great behaviour management and Olivia was very enthusiastic which the children loved. Thank you.

– Mandy Barnes

This was an excellent day and all the staff were really pleased with the content of the workshop, the lovely manner of Caitlin and the enthusiasm and enjoyment she instilled in the children.

– Angela Roach
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