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Each of Shakespeare's Family Homes has its own theme and together they bring Shakespeare's story vividly to life for students of all ages. Our internationally renowned educational courses are the perfect accompaniment to any visit to Stratford-upon-Avon.

We are proud to offer a range of hands on, informative and inspiring courses for Key Stage 1, 2, 3 & 4 and A level requirements. All About Shakespeare is the perfect beginning to any school visit, while Brush Up Your Shakespeare is a great way for secondary schools to set the scene for their Shakespearian journey.

To browse the full range of courses on offer, please visit our Beyond the Classroom page, or contact our Education team with enquiries and booking requests.

Tel: 01789 207131 Email:

You can also download our current leaflets from the links listed below:

Home Educator Day June 2014.pdf

Keystage 1

Keystage 2

Keystages 3 & 4

Keystage 5 (A level)


International Student Groups

We also offer a number of courses that are aimed at international schools, colleges and universities, such as Do You Know Shakespeare?

Have a look at our Study Shakespeare leaflet to learn more about the options for residential short courses for overseas students.

Shakespeare Week

Shakespeare Week is a national, annual celebration to bring Shakespeare vividly to life for primary school children. Visit Shakespeare week to find out more, register your school and download free cross-curricular resources.

  • We are pleased to offer you a range of educational sessions from Tudor history to detailed explorations of Shakespeare's texts. From key stage 2 to A level all sessions are lively and engaging and targeted to current curricular developments. 

  • Spotlight on Shakespeare

    Spotlight on Shakespeare

    Discursive Learning - Deep Understanding

  • All about Shakespeare

    All about Shakespeare

    Informative and fun introduction to Shakespeare's life and times

  • The Best Will in the World

    The Best Will in the World

    Shakespeare and theatre workshop

  • Rich Man, Poor Man

    Rich Man, Poor Man

    For the QCA history unit 8a

  • Tudors Alive!

    Tudors Alive!

    Hands-on Tudor history

Romeo and Juliet, true love?

Are Romeo and Juliet really the most romantic of all lovers? Or is their love more folly, infatuation and teenage angst?   



Curating digital stories from Shakespeare's work, life and times Finding Shakespeare is the blog belonging to the collections team. 

  • After Agincourt – the final wishes of a 15th century knight

    “Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more; Or close the wall up with our English dead!” Henry V, Act III, William Shakespeare (first performed in the Summer of 1599) In these oft quoted lines, King Henry V is rallying his men at the…

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Embracing Shakespearian conversation in a digital age, Blogging Shakespeare is the blog created, hosted and (often) written by the learning team.

  • 3rd Notre Dame Wells Shakespeare Lecture

    This year’s Shakespeare lecture in honour of Professor Stanley Wells C.B.E. was given by Professor Ann Thompson of King’s College London. Her talk was called ‘”You need not tell us what Lord Hamlet said”.: Have we…

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