Inspiring Women

Subject: History
Age Group: 5-11 Year Olds (KS1 & KS2)
Available in London, North West, South West, and West Midlands

Led by Hera, the Greek Goddess of Women, this workshop will introduce children to extraordinary women from various spheres: adventurous and pioneering women, women in the arts, women in politics and women in science. Visiting different locations and time periods, the children will explore the lives of women such as Amelia Earhart, Frida Kahlo, Rosa Parks and Edith Cavell.

Also available featuring Emmeline Pankhurst.


Curriculum Link

  • The lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements

Important Events Link

This workshop is perfect to support year-round learning as well as the following important events in your year planner:
  • International Women's Day (Sunday 8 March 2020)


"Very engaging and relevant to the prominent figures we were looking at in school. Children were able to use knowledge learnt in the workshop in their classroom activities."
Wajiha Ahmed, Plaistow Primary School, London

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Important Information

Type: Drama workshop
Length of session: 60 minutes
Price£123 + VAT per session
Number of children: up to 30 - extra children are negotiable
Type: Large group workshop
Length of session: 60 minutes
Price£195 + VAT per session
Number of children: 120 - extra children are negotiable
All Freshwater drama facilitators are DBS checked
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