English Literature: A level study day

Key activities

  • An introductory lecture exploring the historical and social context of the Globe Theatre
  • On-site: a guided visit of the Globe Theatre exploring social, historical and cultural context of the play
  • In your school: a virtual tour of the Globe Theatre exploring social, historical and cultural context of the play
  • A 90 minute practical workshop exploring your choice of play in relation to the playhouse for which it was written.

Available texts

Study Days can be delivered on any Shakespeare (or contemporaries’) play of your choice.

Curriculum links

The GCSE Study Day is tailored to support Assessment Objectives 1-4 on the English Literature A-level specification (for all exam boards):

AO1: Articulate informed, personal and creative responses to literary texts, using associated concepts and terminology.

AO2: Analyse ways in which meanings are shaped in literary texts.

AO3: Demonstrate understanding of the significance and influence of the contexts in which literary texts are written and received.

AO4: Explore connections across literary texts.

Booking

BOOK AT THE GLOBE

BOOK IN YOUR SCHOOL / ONLINE

Information for your visit

All workshops can be tailored to cater for a range of Special Educational Needs and requirements. Detailed information can be found in our FAQs.

Please also read our FAQs for site specific information (directions, on-site food and beverage provisions etc).

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Contact us

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LOCATION AND COSTS

At the Globe

£25 per student.
(UK only – please see international pages for other rates)

Maximum of 35 students per Study Session.  

Teachers/adults are free on a 1:10 ratio to pupils. £25 per adult outside the ratio. Up to four adults can attend each workshop. All additional 1:1 support staff for SEND students admitted free. 

Minimum charge of £500 (for under 20 students). 

A £2.50 administration charge applies per Study Session. 

Dates and times

The day includes a Globe Theatre tour (30 minutes), a lecture (60 minutes) and a practical workshop (90 minutes).

We are a working theatre, which means that whilst we will always do our best to accommodate you at a date/time of your preference, we may need to make some adjustments based on our programming. 

In your school

 £750 per class

Maximum of 35 pupils per Study Session.

Outside the M25, a £40 surcharge will be added to cover travel time. For schools more than 2 hours away, this surcharge will be £60.

Outside the M25, travel and accommodation costs (where applicable) will be added.

A £2.50 administration charge applies per Study Session.

Dates and times

The day includes a virtual Globe Theatre tour (30 minutes), a lecture (60 minutes) and a practical workshop (90 minutes).

We will work with you to find the most suitable way to integrate these components into your school timetable on the relevant day. 

Online

£750 per class

Maximum of 35 students per Study Session.  

A £2.50 administration charge applies per Study Session. 

Dates and times

The day includes a virtual Globe Theatre tour (30 minutes), a lecture (60 minutes) and a practical workshop (90 minutes).

We will work with you to find the most suitable way to integrate these components into your school timetable on the relevant day. 

ANY QUESTIONS?

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