Primary Schools Tour

Scottish Opera's annual Primary Schools Tour is one of our longest established and most popular education programmes with around 10,000 children accessing the performances each year.


Our Primary Schools Tour helps teachers all over Scotland deliver aspects of A Curriculum for Excellence. These children’s operas make learning exciting,
challenging and creative and allow pupils to participate in a high-quality, day-long music theatre workshop, ending with a performance for parents and guests. 


Each school that participates in a Tour receives:

· High quality teaching resources, including a comprehensive teachers' support pack to help teach and introduce the music and related activities.

· An advance visit from a specialist choral musician.
· A day-long workshop with a team of highly experienced arts education specialists

and performers.
· A 30 minute performance for family, friends and schoolmates to share. 


See photos from last year's Primary Schools Tour.



Primary Schools Tour Spring and Summer 2016





Music Alan Penman Lyrics Allan Dunn


A young boy becomes ill with a mysterious disease and his doctors desperately try to find a cure. Meanwhile, members of the press rush to the hospital, clamouring for
a big story. Is it a worldwide epidemic? All they care about is the scoop. As the doctors try to calm the situation, a possible cure is discovered and injected into the boy, and
that’s when the story really takes off…


Fever! takes pupils on an exciting journey, learning the benefits that biomedical science offers humanity, looking at the basic mechanics of the human body, and exploring the impact of press and media on today’s society.


Spring 2016 18 Jan to 25 Mar
Summer 2016 18 Apr to 24 Jun


If you would like to talk about any of our education projects, or are interested in arranging a creative collaboration with Scottish Opera, call the Education Department on 0141 332 9559 for more information.







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