Day long workshops designed to offer a deeper exploration of a play for Key Stage 3 and above

Dowedales School workshop in Stratford_ March 2024_2024_Photo by Sara Beaumont _c_ RSC_369185

Booking information

Ideal for: Key Stage 3-5

Date: Available Monday - Friday during Warwickshire term time

Time: 10.30am – 3.30pm or 1 – 6pm

Venue: Clore Learning Centre, Stratford-upon-Avon

Cost: UK State Schools £400*, UK Independent Schools £700*, International School/ UK and International Universities £850*

*Maximum 30 students

Room capacities vary but our workshops fees are fixed due to our artist and resource costs -  please speak to our Box Office team for room availability to find the best fit to your needs.

To book email or call the Learning Hotline on 01789 331259 (midday-6pm, Monday – Friday, excluding Bank Holidays)


An in-depth opportunity to explore Shakespeare’s work in detail – ideal for a class preparing for exams or young performers rehearsing upcoming school production. Study Days can be tailored to a play or plays of your choice, and students will engage both practically and academically with the chosen text(s).


  • Key Stage 3

  • Key Stage 4

  • Key Stage 5

A typical Study Day timetable is given below.


10.30am – 3.30pm Sessions

10.30am – 10.45am, Warm-up

10.45am – 11.45am, Session 1: Introduction to the play

11.45am – 12noon, Comfort break

12noon – 1pm, Session 2: Scene Study

1pm – 2pm, Lunch

2pm – 3.30pm, Session 3: Key speeches/ character study

1pm - 6pm Sessions

1pm – 1.15pm, Warm-up

1.15pm – 2.15pm, Session 1: Introduction to the play

2.15pm – 2.30pm, Comfort break

2.30pm – 3.30pm, Session 2: Scene Study

3.30pm – 4.30pm, Break

4.30pm – 6pm, Session 3: Key speeches/ character study


Risk Assessments
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We uphold the principle that the welfare of children and adults at risk is paramount, and that all children and adults have the right to protection from abuse and neglect. Our Safeguarding Children Policy and Code of Conduct was established with advice from the NSPCC. See our safeguarding policies

The work of the RSC Creative, Learning and Engagement department is generously supported by Paul Hamlyn Foundation, Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, The Clore Duffield Foundation, Foyle Foundation, GRoW @ Annenberg, The Polonsky Foundation, The Mackintosh Foundation, The Thompson Family Charitable Trust, Halabi Thomaz Foundation, Stratford Town Trust, LSEG Foundation, The Goldsmiths’ Company Charity, John S Cohen Foundation, HDH Wills 1965 Charitable Trust, Teale Charitable Trust, The Grimmitt Trust, Sir James Knott Trust, The Oakley Charitable Trust, Misses Barrie Charitable Trust, and The Wyfold Charitable Trust

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