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Year 10 Theatre Workshop

Odd Arts Theatre Company were in school on Tuesday 20th November to deliver a workshop for Year 10 students on a number of contentious and challenging issues.

The workshop uses a piece of theatre that highlights a number of issues related to ‘radicalisation’ including warning signs, triggers, vulnerabilities, safeguarding, communication and relationships. 

This is done through three characters based in a college setting - one white male inspired by far right groups, one mixed race male inspired by Islamic extremists, and one Muslim female of Arab descent who is victim of Islamophobia. The performance see’s the character’s relationships breakdown and all becoming increasingly isolated, vulnerable and at risk of harming themselves or others.

The aim of the workshop is to explore and address contentious and challenging issues to help young people find confidence to talk about issues related to extremism, think critically and understand how negative groups can exploit and influence young people.

Thanks to the Odd Arts Theatre Company for their thought-provoking workshop.

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