Mrs Santa Claus Takes the Reins

Sprinkle some Magic in School this Christmas!

Christmas Performance for KS1 & KS2

Can your pupils help Mrs Santa Claus save Christmas? On Christmas Eve 2019 Santa has had one too many mince pies to fly his sleigh. Mrs Santa Claus must take Santa’s trusty map and box of objects and use them to direct herself around the world to deliver presents. 

Arts Charity Settle Stories present Mrs Santa Claus Takes the Reins.  This interactive one-woman show and follow on resource pack for teachers will help your school celebrate Christmas in a new way.

The session supports these curricular areas: 

English - spoken language, vocabulary, reading 

Drama - co-creation, response, narrative following/forming

History -  history of the wider world, traditions and beliefs

Geography - map-reading, knowledge of diverse places, people and environments

British Values - respect for different cultures, builds self-confidence, combats discrimination

You will receive a resource pack with activities. This pack enables you to further support the curricular areas already explored in the show, whilst developing skills that pupils have used throughout this interactive experience. 

Mrs Santa Claus Takes The Reins

10th - 20th December, 6th - 17th January 2020. 

1 hour, suitable for all year groups

Travel to the North, South, East, West and into Space discovering stories from many diverse cultures and traditions. Your Pupils will work together with Mrs Santa Claus to deliver presents to the four corners of the earth. This will develop pupils’ understanding of different cultures and combat discrimination.

Pupils are transported to new and exciting places as they pass around objects and hear traditional tales from many cultures around the world. They will enhance their map-reading and teamwork skills as they help guide Mrs Santa Claus. 

This exciting, interactive show offers a new twist to the traditional tale of Christmas. Pupils gain real first-hand experiences as they work together and immerse themselves in different cultures. Mrs Santa Claus Takes the Reins hits curricular targets in a wide range of subjects whilst enforcing the British Values of respect for diverse faiths and an appreciation for worldwide heritage. 

As Mrs Santa Claus eventually makes her way back to the North Pole, pupils finish with a sense of accomplishment and enhanced self-esteem as they have all saved Christmas! Teachers are left with a resource pack full of activities to celebrate in the North Pole. 

Get your pupils into the Christmas spirit this year with this fun, memorable celebration!

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We understand the rising pressure on schools to do more with less budget. At Settle Stories we have chosen to work with the best professionals who have all undergone a rigorous assessment process. Our storytellers are versatile performers who can respond to your curricular needs. We only work with the best. That is our guarantee.

Booking Info: 

There is a one off fee for storytellers. Settle Stories arranges all transport and accommodation costs.

One hour performance and follow up activity pack: £225 

Contact: Jessica Harris

Phone: 01729 822292



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