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Shakespeare Week

Welcome to Morland Primary's Shakespeare Week! 


Shakespeare Week is a national celebration of William Shakespeare run by the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. Shakespeare Week 2018 will take place on the week beginning 12th March. Over the week, children will study different Shakespearean plays. 


In 2017, children studied A Midsummer Night's DreamThe Tempest or Macbeth. Here are our creations from last year's Shakespeare Week:

Year 2

Mrs Starke's class looked at A Midsummer Night's Dream and retold parts of the story using puppets they created and stuck onto sticks. Here are some pictures of their fabulous work!

Year 4

In Year 4, the children also looked at A Midsummer Night's Dream. They created dioramas to retell the story and also played 'Hedbanz'.

Mr Hammond's A Midsummer Night's Dream

Mr Richardson's A Midsummer Night's Dream

Mrs Mansfield's A Midsummer Night's Dream

Mrs Mansfield's A Midsummer Night's Dream 1
Mrs Mansfield's A Midsummer Night's Dream 2

Year 5

Year 5 continued their literacy work on Romeo and Juliet with a Shakespeare Workshop.

Year 5 Romeo and Juliet Workshop

Mrs Marsburg's Literacy group also looked at The Tempest, creating some wonderful dioramas to help them to tell the story. 

Year 5 Dioramas

Year 5 Dioramas 1
Year 5 Dioramas 2
Year 5 Dioramas 3

Year 6

Mrs Sharp/Miss Houghton's Literacy set continued to look at Macbeth and launched the week with a fabulous assembly. They introduced the story and the characters through acting, poetry and letter writing.

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Picture 4

Mrs Turner's Literacy set looked at A Midsummer Night's Dream. We used the freeze frame method to explore the love story of Hermia, Lysander, Demetrius and Helena. We hope you enjoy our version!

Mrs Turner's A Midsummer Night's Dream