The ‘It’s Not Fair!’ for Secondary Schools

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An inspiring and moving new piece of theatre for secondary schools telling stories from around the world of human trafficking – and those who fight against it.

An unique cross-curricula experience for Key stages 3 & 4 with a theatrical performance and follow up educational workshops.

Curriculum links: Covering exploitation and sexual exploitation, sex and relationship education as well as many aspects of PSHE, Citizenship and SMSC. Click here for more curriculum links.

The It’s Not Fair!’ is a professional, engaging, eye-opening blend of theatre, storytelling and music on National Tour to school halls. Five real stories are woven together by two circus storytelling characters. An excellent opportunity for pupils to become more educated, challenged and equipped to engage with the issues of human trafficking and slavery. The play deals with complex issues in a very accessible and engaging way. Your pupils will be armed with some simple practical steps that they can use to help change the world! Although thought-provoking the content is not graphic or offensive. It informs but also inspires and brings hope. Suitable for 11 years+. Fits well with many areas of the curriculum.

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Kwame just wants to earn enough money to buy a bike… Maya wants to take care of her family… Alyssa doesn’t have a choice… The ‘It’s Not Fair!’ is a collection of tales taken from all over the world. Two circus storytelling characters take us on a journey from the cocoa farms of the Ivory Coast… to the dingy bars of the back streets of Thailand… behind the respectable facade of a London home… and into the offices of an anti-trafficking organisation – who are making a difference, one person at a time…

COST OF THE SHOW AND FOLLOW UP WORKSHOPS
Show: £350 plus travel. Additional workshops: £100
(Workshops are up to an hour in duration and we can take up to 35 pupils per session)
We can fit in 3 workshops/day after the show

CONTACT: 0161 941 4488/ 07970 965 216 or becky@rhematheatre.org

“The ‘It’s Not Fair!’ Fitted perfectly with a unit of work we do with the year 9’s in Citizenship.”

Beth Southwell, Ripon Grammar School

“Rhema’s latest production shakes audiences out of ignorance…This is a timely and much needed production for teenage audiencesand comes highly recommended.”

Sam Wright, Chairman of Trafford YFC

“The workshops were structured so that the students became investigators in a human trafficking case. It was a brilliant way of engaging them and allowing them to explore the issues using a range of Drama techniques!”

MRS D HOPKINS, EARL HIGH SCHOOL, HALESOWEN

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