Work For Schools

Tron Participation has many ways to engage with schools; through performances, workshops, videos and online resources. This page will allow you to engage with the Tron whether you are coming to see a show or not.

What you will find on this page:
  • Dates for your Diary
  • Curriculum For Excellence resources 
  • Virtual Learning Videos – go behind the scenes of the theatre from the comfort of your own classroom (a selection of videos will be held here, want to see them all? Check out our YouTube channel),
  • Production specific resources – Tron Participation has a variety of resources linked to shows within our programme. 

CURRENT SEASON CREATIVE OPPORTUNITIES

Secondary Schools Year of the Young People Workshops

This autumn we are delighted to celebrate Year of the Young People 2018 with Secondary Schools across Glasgow and beyond through delivery of free theatre and production skills workshops.*

Workshops will support and compliment the curriculum for those studying English and Drama and will be tailored to suit your chosen year group.  Schools selected to take part can choose to host a free workshop on their premises, choosing the topic from the following specialist areas:  

Performance Skills: Acting, Directing, Devising
Production Skills: Set Design, Costume, Lighting, Sound, Stage Makeup

For further information or to register your schools interest please contact Debbie Montgomery, Creative Learning Officer at debbie.montgomery@tron.co.uk.

*Please note terms and conditions apply

curriculum for excellence resources

Tron participation understands the importance of interdisciplinary learning and has this at the heart of any work we deliver with schools. Drama is a powerful tool that can bring any topic to life, whether it be Science, Social Studies or Numeracy. The Tron have a firm understanding of CFE and implement the experiences and outcomes in every workshop we deliver.

Please find below some free resources to aid your teaching. All our resources are in PDF format. Keep checking back as new resources are upload regularly:

National 4 & 5

Teacher's cpd 

Cross curricular project ideas  
Example- Peter Panto promotional plan CPD workshop for teachers
Example- Marketing key planning dates for panto Recommendations
Lighting info- But Why?  
   But Why? Final lighting plan
   Prop Making: fish prop
   Approaching a classic text and how to stage it
  Design tips: Kenny Miller (designer) on Peter Panto
  Prompt Copy script extract
 

virtual learning videos

A selection of learning videos to aid your teaching. To see our full selection of videos, visit our Youtube channel

Andy Arnold, Artistic Director

Andy Arnold, Artistic Director

Lindsay Mitchell, Marketing

Kirsty McCabe, Designer, chats about her design process

Kirsty McCabe, Designer, talks about prop-making

Workshop around Catherine Wheels' Kes

production specific resources

We create a specific set of resources for each Tron Theatre production-- these will rotate throughout the years as our programme evolves. You can access these resources by contacting debbie.montgomery@tron.co.uk for more information

 

If you wish to discuss any of Tron Participation's school activities further, please don't hesitate to contact Debbie Montgomery, Creative Learning Officer, on 0141 559 5310 or Debbie.Montgomery@tron.co.uk .

 
 
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