Large Group Storytelling

Subject: Literacy/Storytelling
Age Group: 5-11 Year Olds (KS1 & KS2)
Available in London
Our Large Group Storytelling sessions are the perfect way to bring a whole year group together. Our storyteller works with up to 120 children to bring well-loved tales to life.

"They loved getting involved in the stories. A lovely way to end World Book Day."

Leila Abbassy, St Jude's Primary CE Primary School, London 



Large Group Storytelling:

Traditional Tales

Your pupils will be drawn into three traditional tales as our storyteller plays with language, invites the children to take on a variety of roles and explores the morals of the stories presented.

Choose from the following story sets:

  • The Ugly Duckling, The Princess and the Pea, and Thumbelina
  • The Cracked Pot, The Fearsome Giant, and The Cedar Tree
  • Pied Piper, The Cobblestone Maker, and The Lion and the Mouse


Large Group Storytelling:*

Festive Tales

Perfect as an end-of-term treat to get you into the festive spirit, delight your pupils with magical tales from around the world.

*This storytelling session is now available in flexible group sizesget in touch to discuss your needs.

Large Group Version KS1 (up to 120 children together)
OR Workshop Version KS1 (up to 30 children)
2 stories: The NutcrackerA Christmas Carol
Large Group Version KS2 (up to 120 children together) 
OR Workshop Version KS2 (up to 30 children)
3 stories: The NutcrackerDick WhittingtonA Christmas Carol
‘Flexible Format’ 40-minute session KS1/2
1 story: A Christmas Carol 


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Related Workshops

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    • Greater London & Essex
    • West Midlands & South West

    Storytelling KS1 & KS2. See the tales of How Anansi Became King of All Stories and How the Zebra Got His Stripes unfold as your pupils create animated scenes inspired by African storytelling. Read more.

    Also available as Large Group

  • Stories from Asia - Large Group
    • Greater London & Essex

    Storytelling KS1 & KS2. Immerse children in the ancient world of gods, goddesses and wise gurus as they explore two tales from sacred Hindu texts, including the story of Rama and Sita. Read more.

    Also available as Large Group Drama

  • MFL Storytelling - Large Group
    • Greater London & Essex
    • West Midlands & South West

    French, Spanish or German KS1 & KS2. Bring two traditional tales to life. Up to 120 children can enjoy this interactive session, developing listening and speaking skills whilst increasing confidence.

    Spanish and German sessions are only available in London

Important Information

Type: Large group drama
Length of session: 60 minutes
Price£195 + VAT
Number of children: 120 - extra children are negotiable
All Freshwater drama facilitators are DBS checked
Please note that Traditional Tales and Festive Tales are seperate sessions


• Curriculum specific
• Experienced facilitator
• Interactive learning
• Opportunity to observe children's progress
• Easy booking process
• Follow-up packs available
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