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Pirate Attack Workshops in School Newsletters and Social Media

July 7, 2022

Following the easing of pandemic restrictions Pirate Attack, featuring Captain Rocky Cliff, is enjoying yet another rip-roaring year delivering Pirate themed workshops for primary school children across England and Wales. If you ever wondered what a Pirate Attack workshop might look like and if it would be suitable for your school, you can check out Read more

Pirate Themed Primary School Workshops Available in 2022

September 17, 2021

Following over a year’s hiatus, having dropped anchor in our pirate lair, Pirate Attack workshops are again available to book! Not sure whether the workshops are right for your school? Well, you can check out our reviews here or access features and content produced by the schools themselves about our workshops here. Ooh arr, shiver Read more

Pirate Workshops for Primary and Infant Schools in 2018

January 28, 2018

If you’re a reception, year 1 or year 2 Primary teacher in England or Wales looking for a fully costumed pirate to deliver an exciting, educational and interactive workshop in your school this year then why not make Bristol-based Pirate Attack your first port-of-call. Designed to complement and add the ‘wow’ factor to topics related Read more

A Record Year for Pirate Workshops for Schools

August 8, 2017

Captain Rocky Cliff of Bristol-based Pirate Attack has so far this year delivered pirate-themed workshops to over 30 primary schools in England and Wales. The pirate workshops have proved so popular many schools have immediately rebooked for next year. Here are just some of the comments from teachers: Captain Rocky Cliff had both the children Read more

Pirate Attack School Workshops Go Nationwide

February 12, 2017

Following last year’s launch of pirate themed workshops for primary schools Bristol-based Pirate Attack are busy entertaining schoolchildren across England and Wales in 2017. This year’s schedule began in January with a visit to Mill Pond Primary School in Bristol, ‘an amazing morning’ according to Year 2 teacher Eira Coles. The latest stop in a Read more

Pirate Attack at Repton Preparatory School

September 12, 2016

One of England’s most prestigious independent schools – Foremarke Hall Repton Preparatory School in South Derbyshire – provided the venue last week for Captain Rocky Cliff’s latest pirate themed workshop. Year One teacher Melanie Owen commented ‘We may be a long way from the sea but this didn’t stop a real pirate coming to Foremarke Read more

Captain Rocky Cliff Sent to Coventry

August 17, 2016

Leading the Pirate Attack experience to all parts of the country Captain Rocky Cliff has finally been sent to Coventry. The call came from the Joseph Cash Primary School, one of the West Midland city’s most popular schools, where all the year two classes were planning a pirate day at the end of the summer Read more

Pirate Days for Schools

March 30, 2016

From Blackbeard to Treasure Island A new pirate-themed programme for primary schools has been unveiled by Bristol-based Pirate Attack. Designed to introduce children in years 1 and 2 to the topic of ‘pirates’, it is a light-hearted mix of educational talk, games and activities and entertainment. Schools can book either a half day programme (£175) Read more

Whitchurch WI Group Hoists the Jolly Roger

February 2, 2016

The Whitchurch Evening Women’s Institute launched their 2016 season of monthly meetings on Tuesday 19th January with a pirate themed night of talks, games and activities. Led by Pirate Attack’s Captain Rocky Cliff, members enjoyed a short illustrated history of pirates and piracy and a pirate quiz. Everyone was press-ganged into separate pirate crews and Read more

The Truth about Pirates

November 23, 2015

On Friday 6th November, Pirate Attack was invited by Historic England to deliver a talk on the history and evidence for pirates, with particular reference to the port of Bristol. The talk was part of project designed by Historic England to help teachers and heritage specialists to work together to unlock the stories of historic Read more