This course will be sure to help young people get to know the world's number one writer! Find out about Shakespeare the man and his times in a course that brings him alive and makes his writing accessible. Students will experience the richness and beauty of Shakespeare's writing and its relevance today, even over 400 years after his death.
These courses will help teenagers to understand the people who have helped to create Britain's unique identity, such as Jane Austen, author of "Pride and Prejudice", Arthur Conan Doyle - the creator of Sherlock Holmes, or The Beatles, one of Britain's most famous cultural icons, amongst others.
Appealing to all lovers of history, warfare or architecture, Chaucer College Canterbury will be running Castle-themed courses in 2014-15. Britain is famous for its castles, most of which were built during the Middle Ages (c.1000-1500). A castle could be a home, a centre for administration and justice, a way of keeping the population under control and to attack from.
Chaucer College Canterbury will be running Theatre and Drama-themed courses. This is the perfect course for young people who have an interest in theatre, drama and performance. In morning classes, students will use English to take part in drama workshops and theatre skills classes incorporating improvisation, scriptwriting, developing character and stagecraft. Afternoon and or evening activities ...[Read More]
Famous author Charles Dickens was a regular visitor to Broadstairs, Kent in the 1850s and 1860s. Spending many summer holidays in the seaside town, it is through Dickens came to seek inspiration for some of his most popular novels.