Further details

Learning and Performance Network - students take part in a workshop

Thank you for your interest in the Learning and Performance Network.

Since the programme started seven years ago, over 400 schools and 75,000 children have been engaged with us to develop the teaching, learning and performance of Shakespeare in their schools. The LPN has proved to be a highly successful programme and the RSC is committed to its long term future.
Map showing the location of all LPN hub schools »

Last year we made some changes to the existing LPN programme and as a result we are targeting applications rather than running an open recruitment.

At the heart of the revised programme is a partnership with regional theatre companies who will work alongside the RSC and schools in their area. In 2012 these theatres are:

In Sept 2013 we will begin working with five more theatre companies and their local community of schools.  

If you are interested in reading more about the findings from teachers who have been involved in the LPN please vist our Case study and Research pages.

If you would like to experience the way we work, book onto one of our Continuing Professional Development courses in Stratford-upon-Avon or London. We also offer a wide range of workshops and events for students to enhance their confidence with Shakespeare's text.

To find out more about the LPN, including how we choose the schools we work with, contact us on education@rsc.org.uk, typing 'LPN' in the subject line.

Detailed information about the LPN's three year curriculum (PDF) »

Paul Hamlyn FoundationThe Learning and Performance Network is generously supported by



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