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Whether you’re teaching in primary, secondary, further education or at SEND/SEMH schools, we’re here to help inspire creativity in your classroom.

Explore our range of programmes, opportunities and teaching resources, including our free online library of performances, the National Theatre Collection.

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Our new Learning Hub

The recently launched Learning Hub is a free online library of National Theatre resources vital for teachers and educators. Find teaching tools for curriculum set texts or explore creativity, literacy and oracy using theatre and drama skills.

Our newest resource explores the key features of theatre practitioner and director Katie Mitchell’s unique style and methodology in Practitioners in Practice : Katie Mitchell (film).

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For secondary schools

Download our one page guide to all the opportunities your school can get involved in across the year.

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For primary schools

Download our one page guide to all the opportunities your school can get involved in across the year.

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Discover our primary schools programme Let’s Play which supports you to embed drama and creativity in your school. Free for all UK state primary schools.

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Online resources

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The National Theatre Collection

70 titles, streaming direct to your classroom

The National Theatre Collection brings the best of British Theatre to libraries, schools, universities and the wider education sector. Free to UK state schools.

Explore the collection

School tickets

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Inspiring theatre for your students

Want to bring your students to our South Bank home? We can help with group concession rates, ring-fenced allocations, backstage tours and more.

Plan your next school trip

For SEND & SEMH schools

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We believe in theatre for everyone

Find out how we adapt our opportunities to give your students the best possible experience.

Explore support for SEND & SEMH schools


Strategic partnerships

Find out more about our strategic partnerships with schools and theatres across 13 priority areas in England with Theatre Nation Partnerships.

Our funders

The Mohn Westlake Foundation supports nationwide Learning programmes for young people.

The Hearn Foundation is the Principal Funder of the Primary Schools Programme.

Nationwide learning is supported by Buffini Chao Foundation, Clore Duffield Foundation, Tim & Sarah Bunting, MFPA Trust Fund for the Training of Disabled Children in the Arts, Behrens Foundation, Cleopatra Trust and The Andor Charitable Trust.

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