Rap-It! workshops introduce pupils to the world of rap, hip-hop, grime and spoken word.

These sessions are a perfect way to develop confidence in pupils, enhance and link to the music curriculum, and explore, and creative literacy.

As well as performing and talking about their craft, our rap tutors will also support pupils to find their own voice in the style. The exact format of the day will depend on the needs of the school. It could be a presentation to a year group, more hands-on workshops with smaller groups, or a bit of both!

Rap-It! workshops are also a fantastic way to introduce our VIP Studio Sessions software package in schools, and our tutors are trained on how to use this software and can engage your young people within it during the workshop.

Hear about workshops recently delivered by Kenny Baraka….

Pupils from Edward Francis Primary School in Rayleigh commented about Kenny’s recent workshop where the theme was Anti-Bullying Week:

I liked how our workshop was about anti-bullying and I liked that we worked in groups with different people than we normally do.

I thought it really fun to learn about anti bullying and how to deal with it.

Thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to work with a rapper and he was very encouraging and supportive.

Thanks so much for arranging for Kenny to come in. It was by far the most engaging workshop we’ve ever had! I definitely want to book him again at some point. By break time the students had heard how good it was and were queuing up at my door asking to join, but I think the 29 students we had was already enough! The workshop inspired pupils to become song writers and work in the music industry.

Mark Hall Academy, Harlow

This is the best day I’ve had at school!  Can we do this every Thursday?

Student at Mark Hall Academy, Harlow

It’s a great way to engage all students on all levels and abilities as it is something that they can all access. They all keep asking when Kenny is coming back and some children have even gone home and written their own raps. They thoroughly enjoyed this session and they look forward to producing their own for their Christmas Carol concert.

North Primary, Colchester.

The children really enjoyed the workshop and Kenny was an excellent visitor and role model. The children have said they really enjoyed his delivery of the session and how he made it fun. They also enjoyed his use of humour in the rap itself.

St John’s Buckhurst Hill

The full-day workshop

  • is at the subsidised price of £175
  • must be booked for a full day
  • require a member of the teaching staff to remain with the group at all times
  • will need a space suitable to house the workshop in and an adequate number of chairs available for the participants and workshop leaders