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31 March 2018

Presenter Profiles give you more information about the theatres and companies who have events on Shows For Schools. Our latest Presenters below.

Image: Drum Theatre, Dandenong

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Haven't booked for book week yet?

27 March 2018

SFS has a number of great incursions for book week. Canny teachers booked last year if they wanted a show in the actual book week, but you might be lucky! Best idea is to give us a range of dates and if you know some days are better, tell which they are, so when we contact you, we can suggest dates/days that will suit.

Here are some of our shows targetting book week or reading variously for students from K-Yr 6.

Image: Book Week in Schools: Children's Book council of Australia shortlisted 2018 Picture Book.

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“Art is a social practice that helps people to locate their truth.” Ai Weiwei

23 March 2018


Image: Crystal Ball by Ai Weiwei

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SFS E News out this week

19 March 2018

Check out some great events. Spark ideas for your teaching. To receive a copy, just subscribe here

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Interesting political times ahead

18 March 2018

With the Liberal Party taking SA and the Labour Party surprisingly taking the Melbourne seat of Batman in a federal by election, electors aren't being predictable. 

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Happy St Patrick's Day!

17 March 2018

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Melbourne's Festival of Live Art Starts Today.

13 March 2018

It runs until March 25.

Details here

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Long weekend for some

10 March 2018

For those in ACT, VIc, SA, Tas, you can look forward to a long weekend. No work Monday. The holiday celebrates the 8 hour day or Labour Day though in SA it's just called March Public Holiday. How odd.

For those in the other states, holidays are on the horizon with Easter looming...

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Leadership in Brighton

7 March 2018

Last week, Shows For Schools went along to Brighton Primary in Melbourne. Experienced presenter, Tim Powell (pictured above), was there for the day running three sessions on Leadership, Resilience and Anti bullying.

What a brilliant idea to bring in an expert. Not only is Tim a teacher and a counsellor but he’s a gifted presenter .  The school decided on this format because according to Gr 6 Team Leader, Kerry Sayer,

"We booked a whole day due to scheduling on our end- a very busy school."

 I sat in on the Resilience session. Teachers wanted it to run 1 hr 40, to fit the timetable, a little longer than usual. It wasn’t a problem for Tim. With the range of video, photos, power point, speaking, drama activities, he kept the students interest and taught them ways of thinking that I’m sure will stay with them (and me).

Teacher feedback was

.. "the presenter was very engaging and the games supported the lessons and values he was trying to convey. He tailored it well to support our leadership process as well as social issues we have been having in the cohort."

And most importantly - "The students thought the games were great."

Tim offers 5 different workshop/presentations and can adapt them to suit your needs. Check them all out here.

Image: Tim Powell at Brighton Primary 

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1 March 2018

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Adelaide Festival Starts On Friday

28 February 2018

Another great line-up in this year's Adelaide Festival, with Kids Weekend as well, this Saturday and Sunday as part of Writers Week.

It's all happening in Adelaide!

Image: Robert Lepage's Far Side of the Moon

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February bookings bonanza for Shows For Schools

24 February 2018

Bookings have flooded in in February - more than 20,000! Thanks for your support. That's why we're here - we want to help you find the right show for your students.

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