When I Was 14

Tackling issues concerning Nottinghamshire’s young people

“It was brilliant. The feedback from staff and pupils was amazing.”
Learning Manager Year 9, Serlby Park Academy

“The performance was relevant and engaging. All your team were professional, enthusiastic, knowledgeable and worked well to encourage all students to participate in the workshops. I felt the service was informative and educational covering some very sensitive aspects of our society.”
Head of Year 9, Quarrydale Academy

“A great way of covering sensitive topics.”
Teacher of PSCHE, Kirkby College

“A thought provoking and emotional performance which explored various issues including knife crime. My year group were very engaged with the performance, asking lots of questions and learning about the experiences of others.”
Teacher, Arnold Hill Academy

“Thanks so much to you and your team. It was perfectly pitched.”
Community Engagement Coordinator, Newark Academy

“Once again thank you so much for coming in to perform and doing a workshop with our students, we loved it!”
Lead Teacher of PSCHE and Careers, The Garibaldi School

“Thank you for coming in and working with the students. Feedback was very positive and I would hope that we may be able to work with you again in the future.”
Deputy Headteacher, The Brunts Academy

Commissioned by Nottinghamshire County Council, When I Was 14 toured secondary schools across the county and addressed issues concerning young people using the real stories of Nottinghamshire residents. Accompanied by a bespoke workshop, the programme built resilience, raised awareness and equipped participants with the tools and knowledge to access support.

Creative team

Tom Harding Assinder – Researcher & Writer
Adam Tulloch – Director
Ella Schwarz – Producer


Katie Burchett
Michael Muyunda

Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you would like to receive more information about the show.

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