Friday Reads Special: Shakespeare Week 2018

(Shakespeare Week logo courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust) This year’s Shakespeare Week runs from the 12th- 18th March, an annual nationwide celebration established to introduce primary aged pupils to the brilliance of Shakespeare. As ever, the festivities are coordinated by the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust,  who provide ample resources for Teachers and other educators who’re… Read More Friday Reads Special: Shakespeare Week 2018

Shakespeare Re-Written

Tomorrow, 23rd April, sees the 400th anniversary of the death of the world’s greatest playwright, William Shakespeare. Producing 37 plays and 154 sonnets in his lifetime, the literary influence his work has had is vast, with retellings, reinterpretations and reimagining’s cropping up all the time, often in unexpected places (did you know Disney’s The Lion… Read More Shakespeare Re-Written

Theme Thursday: Shakespeare Week

(Shakespeare Week logo courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust) 14th-20th  March is Shakespeare Week, a nationwide celebration designed to introduce Primary age pupils to the Bard and his prolific literary output. The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust is coordinating the festivities, overseeing events across the country and providing great online resources for Teachers and anyone else interested in… Read More Theme Thursday: Shakespeare Week