“This was an amazing morning out, the children gained so much and were 100% engaged for two hours. Their faces said it all!” Gravel Hill Primary School,
Bexley, Kent

Schools can come along for one off visits, weekly lessons, half termly courses or bespoke theatre productions. Our talented teachers are able to tailor their lesson plans for whichever subjects or books your children are currently studying.

What’s more, our popular Outreach Programme means if you can’t come to us, we can come to you. Please contact our Education Officer: education@under1roofkids.com to see how we can help enrich the learning for your school.

“You… are able to use your inspirational space to give children some memorable experiences and enhance their learning.” Cardwell Primary School,
Woolwich, London

Drama
Drama for KS1 and KS2 

At Under 1 Roof, your class has the opportunity to work in a professional studio theatre with our experienced actors and teachers. Tell us the books you are studying in school or about your history, geography or PSHE topics and we’ll tailor make a 1 hour or half day drama workshop to suit your needs and learning objectives. Our workshops use drama techniques to help us explore and extend the story or topic including:

*Forum theatre          *Hot seating

*Still images               *Facilitator in role

*Thought tracking      *Soundscape

*Improvisation            *Mime

*Physical Theatre

Where relevant, we introduce a story sack with props and costumes to capture the children’s imagination and enable character development. Our workshops are fast paced with plenty of games, physical activities and fun to make the class feel relaxed, creative and confident enough to fully participate in the session.

Drama for EYFS

For younger children we work in partnership with the award winning Theatre Tots. Theatre Tots share our strong belief in the value of drama as an essential means of developing children’s imagination, language skills and confidence – whilst having lots of fun!

Theatre Tots interactive shows and workshops are specifically designed for Early Years Foundation Stage. They are flexible and adaptable. You can choose from our existing list of themes or we can design a bespoke workshop to fit in with the work you are doing in class.

The themes currently available are:

*Pirates                *Jungle

*Circus                 *Round the World

* Space                 *Witches and Wizards

*Under the Sea    *Dinosaur Christmas

*Country and Western

“[Your teacher] is absolutely fab, we love her. We had an Ofsted inspector in and he said she was very charismatic and had all the children completely and totally engaged for all of the sessions. He was very impressed.”
Mouse House Nursery, Clapham, London

And remember, if you can’t come to us our outreach team can come to you. For more information or to make a booking, please contact our education officer: education@under1roofkids.com

Music
Music for KS1 and KS2
We have a bespoke Music Room at Under 1 Roof and work in partnership with Stretto Music to deliver specialist music provision for schools. Our Music classes focus on live, creative music making, using a range of different instruments to provide the highest quality music teaching in line with the national curriculum music attainment targets for Key Stages 1 and 2.
We focus on:

*Pitch             *Rhythm*Notation       *Ensemble playing

*Singing          *Performance skills

We use tuned and untuned instruments such as; Ukuleles, Xylophones, Percussion, Recorders and Ocarinas as part of our music sessions each week. Our musicians also perform live in sessions to facilitate musical understanding and appreciation.

According to your requirements we can run ½ day, 1 day, 6 week or 12 week courses.

We can also provide twilight CPD sessions for teachers.

Music for EYFS

For EYFS we work with the award winning musicians at Boppin Bunnies using instruments, rhythm, songs, body percussion and dance moves to stretch musical understanding and develop listening skills. Our music sessions include:

Counting Songs – developing numeracy skills
Movement, Dancing & Action Songs – develops physical coordination, spatial awareness, balance skills
Playing Instruments – developing co-ordination and rhythm
Listening & Observation to Live Musical Performances – developing listening and observation skills
Circle & Parachute Songs – working as a team, developing gross motor and locomotor skills.
Lullabies & Teddies – using props to encourage calm moments and quieter musical experiences.
Puppet Songs – interacting as part of a group and responding to stimuli
Unaccompanied Singing & Singing accompanied with Live Instruments – experiencing new instruments and finding our voices.

“The music sessions have been brilliant, the children have been really engaged by them and they’re very age-appropriate.”
Plumcroft Primary School, Woolwich, London

And remember, if you can’t come to us our outreach team can come to you. For more information or to make a booking, please contact our education officer: education@under1roofkids.com

Children's Parliament
Ever wanted to take on the government? Now’s the chance!
Under 1 Roof are delighted to be launching their Children’s parliament this term. We are looking for talented KS2 children to join our team for next term to plan and implement key events at Under 1 Roof in Woolwich.
Next session
Parliament is next in session in the Spring term from January – March. We are currently looking for new junior MPs and would love to hear from anyone who is interested! The first project is to plan and put on a Christmas event for the local community. To talk further please contact education@under1roofkids.com
Martial Arts
Martial Arts for EYFS, Key Stage 1 and 2
Our team of specialist teachers and sportspeople at Under 1 Roof offer high quality, physically demanding martial arts sessions for EYFS, Key Stages 1 and 2 based on key developmental skills including:
Focus – develops listening, concentration and aim for physical activities
Teamwork – encourages leadership, being able to work together and making new friends
Control – helps children make the right decision both mentally and physically
Balance – helps prevent injury, improves posture and confidence
Memory – increases confidence and ability in tests and exams
Discipline – improves behaviour, respect and enforces Black Belt Attitude
Fitness – having a healthy lifestyle, both mentally and physically results in more focussed and productive children
Co-ordination – an important factor in all physical activities that helps prevent injury.Our fully equipped gymnasium will enable pupils to improve their health and fitness and become physically confident in martial arts. According to your requirements we can run ½ day, 1 day, 6 week or 12 week courses. We also offer a bespoke Heathy Lifestyle programme where pupils review and improve their diet and fitness, increase their wellbeing and tackle some of the causes of childhood obesity. Plus we have developed a series of interactive workshops to help educate children about Danger Awareness, Conflict Avoidance and Anti-Bullying. And remember, if you can’t come to us our outreach team can come to you. For more information or to make a booking, please contact our education officer: education@under1roofkids.com


Outreach programme
The Under 1 Roof Outreach Programme

If you can’t come to us, we can come to you! We understand that the school day is usually very busy and sometimes arranging a class trip becomes logistically complicated. If you don’t have time to come into Under 1 Roof but would still like to benefit from our service, our outreach team of actors, musicians and sports people are also available to come into your school. This enables us to work with multiple classes or groups of children during a ½ or full day session. Our outreach team can provide:

  • Drama workshops based on whichever book or topic you are studying in class
  • Music workshops based around a musical genre or concept of your choice
  • Martial Arts lessons which will help children develop discipline and control

To find out more, or make a booking, please contact our education officer: education@under1roofkids.com


Special Education Needs
For schools: The state of the art facilities at Under 1 Roof are all available for EYFS, Key Stages 1 and 2 pupils with special educational needs and can be booked for exclusive use by groups and classes.Our provision includes:
• The Children’s Theatre – where we can offer Autism Friendly performances and BSL interpreted productions
• The Sensory Room – equipped with multimedia and multi-sensory resources to stimulate learning and development
• The BEAM -interactive floor games to encourage communication, teamwork and cause and effect. Our experienced staff can run bespoke sessions in any of the spaces for you or you can hire a room to teach your own lessons in. We have a range of specialists who can work with individual pupils, small groups or families during school hours, after school or at weekends as needed.For more information, or to make a booking, please contact our education officer: education@under1roofkids.com

“The whole experience was fantastic and very welcoming – all our children really enjoyed their trip. Mandie was brilliant and made sure she was available to us if we had any questions and was very accommodating to any requests we had. Joanna who led our drama workshop in the afternoon was also fantastic and did a great job of working with the children, letting them join in at their own pace and giving them time to do their own thing if they were too tired at points.”
Montbelle Primary School, New Eltham, London

For parents: Under 1 Roof strives to provide an engaging, inspiring, and safe space for children of all abilities. We are a judgment free zone where parents are free to be parents and kids are free to be kids. Our staff have been trained through the Greenwich Autism Outreach Service and work to be accommodating to the needs of all our visitors. Does your child need a space to escape? We have plenty of chill out spaces available for that purpose.

Our sensory room is available to hire for £25 per hour and can accommodate up to 8 children/babies and their parents/carers. Why not get a group of family or friends together and share the £25 cost?

The wide-open space at Under 1 Roof is easily accessible with no steps from the street and a pink ‘Big Ben’ lift that can be used to get up to the second floor. We also have disabled parking immediately outside our entrance. For more information, or to make a booking, please contact our education officer: education@under1roofkids.com


Hiring our Spaces
With such inspiring spaces available at Under 1 Roof you may be interested in hiring one of our rooms to teach your own lessons in or perhaps our Theatre or Atrium to stage your own productions.
“I would look into sending other KS1 classes to any events there, story times, plays etc as the space is fantastic for children. The theatre space is great for younger ages – no large chairs, have their own space, cosy etc. When studying local area and London – really great to have recognisable landmarks for children to look at and experience. We really enjoyed it!”
Invicta Primary School, Deptford, London

For more information, or to make a booking, please contact our education officer: education@under1roofkids.com
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