Websites

arts4schools is a useful umbrella site for all of the UK's arts organisations. Each one has an individual webpage featuring information on the education activities and resources they offer. Users can search by performance type (drama, dance, music, opera, puppetry and multi-disciplinary) and by specific categorires relating to the curriculum www.arts4schools.com

Ken Taylor, based at the University of Middlesex, has created a portal to a vast range of sites and support materials for drama teachers at www.kentaylor.co.uk

Theatres

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre operates an online schools' association, GlobeLink, tailored to individual schools' needs from key stage 2 to undergraduate level.

www.shakespeares-globe.orgeducation

Education programmes targeting primary and secondary schools in the South West www.theatrealibi.co.uk

The Trestle Theatre Company has wide-ranging educational resources and has mask sets available for purchase www.trestle.org.uk

Discussion, analysis and practical excercises relating to the Royal National Theatre's productions at Email: education@nationaltheatre.org.uk Pilot Theatre, Based in Wakefield, has innovative web schemes linked to its productions. One of these is Magic-Net, aimed at creating online international exchanges for A-level students

www.pilot-theatre.com

Curriculum links and online teachers' forum at the leading London children's theatre www.unicorntheatre.com

Theatre Companies

Magic Carpet performs in schools nationwide and has downloadable resource notes for pupils and teachers www.magiccarpet.demon.co.uk

Secondary students can script a soap opera, produce advertising material and research contemporary playwrights at www.bigfoot-theatre.co.uk

Shakespeare and Dickens regularly feature in Red Shift's productions and are supported by education materials

www.rstc@dircon.co.uk

British Asian touring company emphasising cultural exchange www.tamasha.co.uk

Drama games and exercises at www.pop-up.net

Central YMCA touring company www.ytouring.org.uk

Chat room for teachers at Email: drama-teachers@yahoogroups.com

Video archives and other resources at Covent Garden's Theatre Museum www.theatremuseum.vam.ac.uk

What's on and the latest deals on school-party tickets www.theatrenet.co.uk

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