Community Giving Schemes

SSF is lucky enough to be partnered with a number of community giving schemes. These are grassroots, alternative ways of supporting SSF, some of which mean that you can raise funds for SSF at no extra cost to you. Sign up today and start changing young lives today:

Give As You Live

Love SSF? Love Shopping?

You can change a child’s life  by shopping at retailers such as Ebay, John Lewis, Groupon, Argos, and Domino’s. And the amazing thing is that is does not cost you a penny more than you would be paying anyway.

Signing up is really easy, just follow these simple steps:

follow this link www.giveasyoulive.com/join/shakespeareschools

  1. Choose from over 4,200 stores to shop with
  2. Click through to the store from our site & shop as usual
  3. Give as You Live donate to your chosen charity - for free!

https://www.giveasyoulive.com/pdf/GAYL_How_To_Guide.pdf

www.giveasyoulive.com/join/shakespeareschools

www.everyclick.com/shakespeareschools

 

(Give as You Live can be used in conjunction with AmazonSmile)

Work for Good

Does your company want to give something back?

Work for Good is a platform which builds giving into your day to day work  - for the good of both your charity of choice and your business. Work for Good  makes it easy to give in whatever way suits you best, taking care of the legal admin for you.

SSF is delighted to be one of the charities that Work for Good champions. Your business could begin to support SSF in no time at all. Sign up by following these simple steps:

SIGN UP WITH WORK FOR GOOD

It only takes a few minutes to register. If you want some help, you can watch a short tutorial video here.

CHOOSE HOW YOU WANT TO GIVE

This could be a  day of your time, a percentage of your fee or sales, a set amount when you hit a target – or whatever and however you want. If you need inspiration, see how other businesses choose to give. Don't forget that Work for Good are on hand to help too.

CHOOSE YOUR CHARITIES AND DONATE ONLINE

Choose Shakespeare Schools Foundation from the list of charities provided. When it’s time to make your donation, Work for Good will remind you by email. And we can email your clients (if you want us to) to let them know when it’s gone through.

SHARE YOUR STORY

Wear the Work for Good mark with pride and share your story online. Blog, tweet, make it public  – Work for Good and SSF will share your stories too.

Work for Good is a simple  way to align your business with SSF and change young people’s lives.  Sign up today:

http://workforgood.co.uk/?referral_code=PRP1X155

 

Charity Car
 
Do you have an old car that has served you well, but has to make its final journey? You can scrap your car and raise vital funds for SSF.
Make your old car go the extra mile, and help SSF change young lives.
Charity Car take the hassle out of getting rid of your car and they pass the value to SSF. You don't have to pay a penny! They have branches across the UK and car collection is available. Donating your car really is easy, and their helpful staff will support you every step of the way.
Your car will be responsibly recycled and SSF will receive 100% of the car's scrap value. Or, if there's enough life left in your old car, they raise the maximum donation value by auctioning it.

AmazonSmile

Use Amazon regularly in your everyday life, at home or at work? By using AmazonSmile you can support SSF whilst shopping at Amazon at no extra cost to you:

  • Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice (Shakespeare Schools Foundation).
  • AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service.
  • Support SSF by starting your shopping at smile.amazon.co.uk
  • Search Shakespeare Schools Foundation, click, and start shopping

(AmazonSmile can be used in conjunction with Give as You Live)

 

If you have any questions about Community Giving Schemes please email [email protected]

97%
of teachers told us they developed strong leadership skills

We train and support teachers from primary, secondary and special schools to work actively and ambitiously with Shakespeare.

About our impact
95%
of special school teachers saw an increase in their students' resilience

We believe Shakespeare is for everyone. Every year children from very different backgrounds come together to perform on the same stage.

About our impact
79%
of special school teachers saw an increase in their students' confidence

We believe Shakespeare is for everyone. Every year children from very different backgrounds come together to perform on the same stage.

About our impact
87%
of teachers would strongly recommend the Festival to a colleague

We train and support teachers from primary, secondary and special schools to work actively and ambitiously with Shakespeare.

About our impact
As a result of the Festival process,
97%
of teachers are confident working with Shakespeare

We train and support teachers from primary, secondary and special schools to work actively and ambitiously with Shakespeare.

About our impact
As a result of taking part in the Festival,
97%
of teachers think they will stay in teaching for longer than 5 years

Every year we help thousands of young people from across the UK become better at teamwork, more confident and more ambitious.

About our impact
98%
of teachers developed a strong relationship with their students through the Festival process

Every year we help thousands of young people from across the UK become better at teamwork, more confident and more ambitious.

About our impact
97%
of teachers told us their students were better able to express themselves

With us, young people change their attitude to learning; we instil curiosity, empathy and pride.

About our impact
86%
of teachers reported that their students' academic attainment improved

We work to promote educational attainment - especially in literacy, literature and the performing arts.

About our impact
93%
of teachers told us the Festival improved their teaching

We work to promote educational attainment - especially in literacy, literature and the performing arts.

About our impact
86%
of teachers said that their students' behaviour improved as a result of the Festival

We work to promote educational attainment - especially in literacy, literature and the performing arts.

About our impact
95%
of teachers stated that students were more enthusiastic about learning

We work to promote educational attainment - especially in literacy, literature and the performing arts.

About our impact
86%
of teachers reported that attainment in English improved

We work to promote educational attainment - especially in literacy, literature and the performing arts.

About our impact
10%
of participants have English as an additional language

We have used the power of Shakespeare to improve the life chances of thousands of the most disadvantaged young people in the UK and with children with special educational needs.

About our impact
11%
of participants have a statement of educational needs

We have used the power of Shakespeare to improve the life chances of thousands of the most disadvantaged young people in the UK and with children with special educational needs.

About our impact
12%
of participants are eligible for free school meals

We have used the power of Shakespeare to improve the life chances of thousands of the most disadvantaged young people in the UK and with children with special educational needs.

About our impact
27%
of participants are minority ethnic

We have used the power of Shakespeare to improve the life chances of thousands of the most disadvantaged young people in the UK and with children with special educational needs.

About our impact
More than
1,000
schools participate in the Festival

We work nationwide - from Aberdeen to Aberdare, Carlisle to Clacton.

About our impact
Our young people will perform in front of
65,000
people nationwide

At our core is our Festival - the world’s largest youth drama festival.

About our impact
In 2018 we will work with up to
30,000
young people

At our core is our Festival - the world’s largest youth drama festival.

About our impact
96%
of teachers said that their students were resilient as a result of the Festival

With us, young people change their attitude to learning; we instill curiosity, empathy and pride.

About our impact
95%
of teachers reported that their students were better able to empathise with each other

With us, young people change their attitude to learning; we instill curiosity, empathy and pride.

About our impact
99%
of teachers said that their students increased in confidence

Every year we help thousands of young people from across the UK become better at teamwork, more confident and more ambitious.

About our impact
97%
of teachers agreed that their students were better at working together as a team

Every year we help thousands of young people from across the UK become better at teamwork, more confident and more ambitious.

About our impact
94%
of students are more likely to seek out new opportunities

With us, young people change their attitude to learning; we instill curiosity, empathy and pride.

About our impact
More than
250,000
young people have taken part in the Festival

At our core is our Festival - the world’s largest youth drama festival.

About our impact

SSF is a cultural education charity that exists to instil curiosity and empathy, aspiration and self-esteem, literacy and teamwork - giving young people the confidence to see that all the world is their stage.

Learn more about us