Storyhouse Schools Residency

Storyhouse Schools Residency

Become a Storyhouse Partner School! This is an exciting opportunity to bring experienced creative learning practitioner to your school.

Book a free consultation

Book a free consultation with one of Storyhouse's Creative Learning Practitioners to discuss your school's creative and wellbeing needs.

Storyhouse Schools is designed to allow schools and colleges to have as much flexibility as possible and to find the model that works best for you.  

There are 3 packages available: Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3. We can create bespoke packages for Academy Trusts.
You get:

  • Exclusive access to our Creative Learning team. 

  • A pre-designed menu of workshops.  

  • Production specific workshops offering you the opportunity to engage in our work.  

  • Bespoke workshops designed with your teachers.  

  • Sessions with a focus on careers within the industry.  

  • Workshops delivered at your location, at Storyhouse or virtually. 

Storyhouse works in creative partnership with primary and secondary schools, colleges and universities. Working with you, our Creative Learning Practitioners enhance the learning of children and young people.

Our work is influenced by the late educationalist Dorothy Heathcote who saw the relationships between ‘expert’ adults and children as a collaborative endeavour. We can support your broad and balanced curriculum.  


Our options are flexible to suit your creative education needs. 

Impact for your school:

  • You’ll be part of the Storyhouse Schools network that meets three times a year.  

  • You’ll work alongside our Creative Learning Practitioners who work in partnership with you. 

  • You will have exclusive access to a programme of work specifically designed for Storyhouse Schools that connects to the year-round activity at Storyhouse – including access to industry professionals, show workshops, Storyhouse Festivals, creative insight, and more. 

  • We are experts in blending project-based learning with drama, allowing your students to explore multiple perspectives, to find solutions to complex problems. 

  • Students develop skills including communication, teamwork, resilience, negotiation and self-esteem, as well as developing their creative arts expertise and topic knowledge. 

  • Students develop greater awareness and understanding of the arts and creativity as a means of learning. 

  • Students develop social connection. 

  • Increased family and staff engagement in arts and culture activities in Chester.

Download a pack
with further information.

To book a free consultation or discuss your schools’ needs please contact the team at or Young Storyhouse Manager Hayley at

Rhianne and Jacob are Storyhouse’s Creative Learning Practitioners!
Find out more about them here.


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