Explore our innovative range of resources and opportunities to help you bring Shakespeare to life.

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We know that the context in schools is constantly changing. Here you will find a range of materials, ideas and solutions for independent and blended learning. This includes access to our database of teacher packs and our Activity Toolkits for independent learners. 

 

Search our wide range of classroom teacher resources on Shakespeare by play, Key Stage or format and discover:

  • Teacher Packs
  • Image and video galleries 
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Activity Toolkits

Short 15-minute activities for young people of all ages at home, covering four of Shakespeare's most studied plays.

Socially Distanced Shakespeare

An event on Wednesday 25 November, we will be exploring how to teach and rehearse Shakespeare in a socially distanced way. Live from the Swan Theatre.

Shakespeare Learning Zone

The Shakespeare Learning Zone contains loads of information about the story, setting and characters of Shakespeare’s plays, with useful revision help and notes for teachers.

Schools' Broadcasts

Your school can register now for our next free schools' broadcasts - The Taming of the Shrew and Macbeth will be broadcast live to classrooms free of charge.

Live Lessons

Go behind the scenes and see how RSC actors approach the text of Macbeth with our free, online Live Lessons

Scenes in Rehearsal and Performance

Explore footage of scenes in performance and in rehearsal created by the RSC and partners.

Matilda Online Resources

A free online resource giving schools an insight into the creative process of staging this award-winning musical

Interactive Learning Resources

Shakespeare-based interactive whiteboard and flipchart resources for teachers

Introducing Rehearsal Room Approaches

Top tips for introducing RSC rehearsal room approaches to Shakespeare into your classroom

BBC Live Lessons & BBC Bitesize

BBC Live Lessons on Shakespeare for Primary and Secondary students, plus the interactive game on BBC Bitesize