Monday, March 19, 2018

On Thursday 22nd March, Notts TV will air a special screening of William Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’, performed by children from the Primary 6 Partnership (Ambleside Academy, Heathfield Primary, Hempshill Hall Primary, Old Basford School and Rosslyn Park Primary) and filmed by local production company Spool.

This screening is the culmination of a yearlong programme of activity where the Primary 6 Partnership engaged in curriculum work on the themes, ideas, language and characters in The Tempest, as well as touring their own production of the play. The screening, called Shake Up, will be shown at 1pm and repeated at 3pm, and includes a documentary before the performance is shown in full. For more information please contact

This year the Primary 6 Partnership are the Lead Associate Schools with the Royal Shakespeare Company for Nottingham city with The Theatre Royal and Concert Hall. The schools are working with 4 Associate city schools in a programme, supported by ChalleNGe, Nottingham’s Cultural Education Partnership. The schools are sharing resources on curriculum themes, seeing performances, working with artists and developing a showcase of work on Macbeth to be performed at the Theatre Royal. For more information please contact