Tempest should really be sent to all government and council
departments who make funding and provision decisions for young people,
as it shows and convinces of the importance of participation, not just
in youth theatre, but the arts in general.
TEMPEST is an excellent educational resource, with a virtually unparralleled set of links into the Secondary school national curriculum.
The film depicts a group of teenagers exploring a Shakespeare text, examining the relevance of the work in the modern age, as well as dealing with social issues facing young people today.
In terms of the curriculum, it has particular relevance to:
- English (KS3, GCSE,AS,A2)
- Citizenship (KS3)
- Drama (KS3, GCSE, AS)
- Media Studies (GCSE, AS ¡V OCR, A2)
- Film Studies (AS ¡VWJEC)
Exactly how it relates to all these fields is detailed in our education pack