We train and support teachers from primary, secondary and special schools to work actively and ambitiously with Shakespeare.About our impact
"The progress that the kids made was incredible, and the way they tackled such big, heavy speeches just blew me away!"
2018 was a special year for Shakespeare Schools Foundation. We delivered our thrilling annual Festival to 875 schools across the UK, celebrating our 18th birthday in the process. Not only that, we won three awards for our work!
Find out more by browsing our Impact Report below, or click the link at the bottom of the page to download a PDF copy detailing our work with over 20,000 young people in 2018.
We know that our impact is real. With us, young people gain skills for life and see the whole world as their stage. 98% of teachers agreed that their students' confidence increased as a result of taking part in the Festival and 89% of teachers said that their students were more enthusiastic about school and learning.