Geography drama workshops for Key Stage 1 (KS1)

Our drama workshops for Key Stage One (KS1) Geography will help your pupils to use their imaginations as they begin to explore the big wide world.

Each drama workshop is led by one of our specialist facilitators who will take the children on a magical journey to the rainforest, the seaside or even the Isle of Struay!

  • An Island Home
    • Greater London & Essex

    Journey by boat to the remote Isle of Struay, exploring Katie Morag’s island home before joining her family and friends in a lively Scottish dance. 

    "A first time for one of the teachers and she was amazed at how 'believable' it was to follow the journey with the children. Well organised, fantastic presentation and always a pleasure to work with a professional facilitator who takes the time to listen to the children."
    Amanda Duffield, Micklefield School, Reigate

  • Baxter Bear’s Rainforest Adventure
    • Greater London & Essex

    Travel to the Brazilian rainforest with Baxter and explore what would happen if this habitat were to be destroyed. 

    "The children were excited and engaged throughout the session. Their interest was kept by the use of role-play, props, songs, accents, jokes (lots of laughing), noises, music and questioning."
    Sarah Oyesanya, Avenue Primary, Surrey


  • St Lucia: An Overseas Locality
    • Greater London & Essex

    Join our knowledgeable guide on a sightseeing tour of St Lucia, visiting the Pitons, venturing through the rainforest and even taking part in the local carnival! 

    "The pupils thoroughly enjoyed the experience and were engaged throughout. It was wonderful to see how the session ignited their imaginations and allowed them the apply their newly learnt knowledge. The delivery was 5*"
    Justine Leverett-Sinclair, Cannon Lane First School, Middlesex

  • Where In the World Is Baxter Bear?
    • Greater London & Essex

    Travel to France, Mexico and Brighton, picking up some French and Spanish along the way. 

    "Children who find it difficult to 'engage' in class activities were very focussed. A very enjoyable session for children - and staff! Thanks."
    Jo Ratcliff, St Stephen's Primary School, Lewisham

  • Where in the UK is Baxter Bear?
    • Greater London & Essex

    Travel to the UK’s capital cities and the surrounding seas with Baxter Bear.

    "The children learnt a lot and we have made a board display from the visit. The children keep making comments on things they remember. They learnt lots of interesting facts in practical ways."
    Emma Redgrave, Eastcourt Independent School, Essex


  • Crossing Continents and Oceans
    • Greater London & Essex
    • West Midlands & South West
    • Greater Manchester

    Accompany the Earth Explorer on a global expedition, traversing the five oceans and investigating the landmarks and climates of the seven continents. 

    "The children came out of the workshop enthusiastic and wanting to leaning more about the topic. This was a great introduction to our half term topic."
    Laura Mooney, Diwnsbarn School, Milton Keynes 

  • Weather and Seasons
    • Greater London & Essex
    • West Midlands & South West
    • Greater Manchester

    From the blistering heat of the Sahara desert to the bitter chill of Antarctica, your class will experience a range of climates, categorise weather patterns and simulate seasons on the Earth Explorer’s latest trek. 

    "Children were very excited and engaged throughout the session. The session was fantastic and the children have learnt and remembered lots."
    Catherine Turner, Charlestown Primary, Manchester 

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    Freshwater Theatre Company offers interactive drama workshops, shows and large group activities for schools to bring your curriculum to life. We hope you enjoy exploring our site!