Learning

We are all learning and we love learning together. We collaborate with schools, usually in long term partnerships, to help them serve their students better. This work is usually made bespoke but there are favourite projects that continue to be in demand. We also help train teachers and share our experiences with university students. A small fraction of these projects are highlighted here, many more can be found in the archive.

The Classroom Stage

Learning

Teachers learn how to use Stan’s Cafe’s rehearsal room techniques to improve their teaching of English in Primary Classrooms. Supported by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation’s Teacher Development Fund.

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Precious Emily

Learning

Ten Birmingham primary schools each make their own play about the iconic weightlifters Precious McKenzie and Emily Campbell for the Birmingham2022 Festival.

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Billesley Primary School

Learning

A journey from ‘Special Measures’ to ‘Outstanding’ via a host of artistic learning collaborations in a long term partnership.

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Saltley Academy

Learning

A long term collaboration with a secondary school that includes minor light touch interventions and projects with whole school impact.

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Creative Collaboratives

Learning

Working with nine primary schools from the Elliot Foundation to effect school improvement through artistic collaborations. An Arts Council England Creative Collaboratives project.

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Maths in schools

Learning

We enjoy the challenge of collaborating with schools addressing non-arts areas of their curriculum. Maths is one of our favourite subjects to tackle.