Stories from Africa

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

See the tales of How Anansi Became King of All Stories and How the Zebra Got His Stripes dramatically unfold as your pupils come together to create animated scenes inspired by African storytelling.


Curriculum Link

  • Increasing familiarity with a wide range of fiction from our literary heritage, and stories from other cultures and traditions

Important Events Link

This workshop is perfect to support year-round learning as well as the following important events in your year planner:
  • International Day of Literacy (Sunday 8th September 2019)
  • Black History Month (1-31st October 2019)
  • World Book Day (Thursday 5th March 2020)


"The session was enjoyed by all pupils and staff. It was an interactive session that involved the students being part of telling the story."

Faria Arhad, Tiverton Academy, Birmingham



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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 drama
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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