National Theatre Collection for Primary Schools

The National Theatre’s Collection for Primary Schools is offering high-quality filmed performances of eight productions free for UK state schools.

The productions are suitable for children aged three and older, with learning resources to support teachers using them in the classroom.

The plays include Peter Pan, Treasure Island, I Want My Hat Back, Romeo & Juliet, The Winter’s Tale, Jane Eyre, and – as well as Meet the Story Seekers to introduce pupils to the Story Seekers quest.

Each production is accompanied by a learning pack which contains age and key stage guidance, synopses and classroom activities to explore the production and its creation.

Meanwhile, the National Theatre’s Let’s Play programme for UK primary schools has been expanded, offering free and low-cost resources for learning about, making and performing theatre. These resources include:

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