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"Through Creative Education, our mission is to empower young people to believe in themselves and fulfil their dreams."

One Day is a fresh and forward-thinking Creative Education Company, connecting children and learning with creativity and imagination. Our innovative approach to education is the perfect companion for schools looking to enrich the curriculum and complement classroom teaching.

Rebecca Zimmerman Rebecca Zimmerman

Rebecca Zimmerman

Managing Director

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Rebecca Zimmerman
Rebecca Zimmerman

Rebecca Zimmerman

Managing Director

I am One Day’s Managing Director. I do a range of things for the company, my favourite being business development work with companies and local authorities who understand the value of creative education, and who wish to approach serious issues with fun and fresh ideas.

Before One Day, I ran a Theatre in Education Company for almost five years. Alongside Steph, I participated in the Sibiu International Theatre Festival in Romania twice, leading a series of theatre workshops with and for young deaf children. I also worked as a choreographer for a Stage School, and have led a series of workshops for the Percy Headley Foundation in the North-East. Along with my degree in Performance, this has all reinforced my desire to work with young people.

My biggest passion, and the reason for setting up One Day, is Creative Education. “Connecting children and learning with creativity and imagination” – we are like Ronseal… we do exactly what it says on the tin!

Another passion of mine is keeping children safe on the Internet. Raising awareness about the dangers online, highlighting what to do in certain situations and who to turn to for help is all so important at this time. It is good that we can get serious messages across to children, without forgetting the all-important ‘fun-factor’!

The best bit about working with One Day is hearing the fabulous feedback that comes from our schools. Knowing that children have excelled and learnt through creativity gives me the biggest buzz ever – especially hearing feedback about the shyer children who sometimes struggle in the classroom. At One Day we love to see healthy, happy and confident learners!

Stephanie Noble Stephanie Noble

Stephanie Noble

Artistic Director

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Stephanie Noble
Stephanie Noble

Stephanie Noble

Artistic Director

I am Artistic Director of One Day and have the most rewarding job in the world – researching, developing and creating wonderful, imaginative and engaging workshops for children and young people.

Before One Day, I toured the UK as a Children’s Theatre Director delivering diverse workshops in Schools. Shortly after, I became Creative Director for the same Company. I have had fulfilling experiences with both the delivery and development of creative projects. From speaking with teachers, I am confident in knowing exactly what makes an excellent One Day workshop. My experience has given me a well-rounded approach to creating innovative, educational and lets not forget FUN projects.

One of my favourite and most exciting responsibilities is sourcing forward-thinking practitioners with a passion for working with children. Our auditionees go through a three-strand audition process, ensuring that we get the strongest, organised and most enthusiastic team possible!

I also have a secondary Health and Fitness string to my bow. As a qualified Personal Trainer, Exercise to Music and Zumba Instructor, I can deliver fantastic fitness classes, with a soul purpose to educate and promote the benefits of keeping a healthy and active lifestyle. I have had some incredible training, including a BA Hons in Performance from Northumbria University and professional dance training from Elmhurst School for Dance. I have also gained special educational needs experiences – working with orphaned children in a deaf school in Romania, creating performance-based work within Sibiu International Theatre Festival.

Working with One Day has given me the chance to not only share my passion for working with children but to also culminate all the experiences I have had, putting it towards creating exciting, fresh and engaging work for children, that will inspire young minds, and lay the foundations to well-rounded and fulfilling futures.

Georgina Turner Georgina Turner

Georgina Turner

Finance & HR Manager

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Georgina Turner
Georgina Turner

Georgina Turner

Finance & HR Manager

Hello, I'm Georgina and the go to person for all things financial here at One Day. Previously I worked in the banking sector which I left to pursue a degree in Performance Practice so my role at One Day allows me to utilise all my skill set and I love it. No two days are the same and I relish being part of a supportive and dedicated team.

I am absolutely passionate about the use of creativity to engage and inspire children and feel very proud to work in a company where this happens in schools countrywide every day.

My favourite workshops are the WW1 A-Z AND Toot Sweet. History was my favourite subject at school and I wish I could have experienced these workshops back then.

Jessica Elliot Jessica Elliot

Jessica Elliot

Admin & Finance Coordinator

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Jessica Elliot
Jessica Elliot

Jessica Elliot

Admin & Finance Coordinator

Hi! I’m Jess and I am the Admin and Finance Coordinator at One Day. I am here to ensure the facilitators have all the information they need to deliver our wonderful workshops! I also assist the lovely Georgina with financial matters which means my role day-to-day is extremely varied, which I love!

From Autumn 2017 we will be launching some brand new performances in primary schools across the UK and part of my job will be to coordinate the administrative side of this project. I am particularly excited about ‘Let’s Talk About It’ – an interactive performance exploring mental health, mindfulness and emotional wellbeing. Having previously been a primary school teacher, I feel this project in particular will have such a positive and lasting impact on children from all backgrounds who may have not had a lot of opportunity to consider the importance of looking after their own emotional wellbeing. I think it is invaluable that the children gain a better understanding of themselves and each other with techniques they can take with them throughout life.

Sarah Stanley Sarah Stanley

Sarah Stanley

School Relationship Team Manager

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Sarah Stanley
Sarah Stanley

Sarah Stanley

School Relationship Team Manager

Hello! I'm Sarah, and I am the Team Manager for our wonderful team of Ambassadors, as well as looking after schools in London, East Midlands and the East Coast. I help schools in my area choose between our amazing range of workshops and theatre performances to find the perfect fit for them!

My favourite workshop has to be our bespoke London project 'Living on the New Moon', which is an incredible way for children to explore moral and social issues, and to introduce the topics of democracy and government.

Rachael Berry Rachael Berry

Rachael Berry

School Relationship Ambassador

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Rachael Berry
Rachael Berry

Rachael Berry

School Relationship Ambassador

Hey! I’m Rachael and I’m the School Relationship Ambassador for the North East, North West, Wales, South West and South! I love to chat through options with schools to find the right workshop to fit their needs!

Before working at One Day I was a freelance facilitator and loved working with different people every day. My favourite workshop is the mindfulness workshop because it encourages students to talk about their feelings and puts tools in place to manage stress.

Charlotte Jackson Charlotte Jackson

Charlotte Jackson

School Relationship Ambassador

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Charlotte Jackson
Charlotte Jackson

Charlotte Jackson

School Relationship Ambassador

Hi, I’m Charlotte and I’m the School Relationship Ambassador for Yorkshire and Humberside, West Midlands and the South East. I’ll be the one taking bookings in those areas and trying to match them to the perfect facilitator!

Before working with One Day I was a high school History teacher, so I love the idea of all of the History workshops, and I have a degree and post grad diploma in Classics and Mythology, so the Myths and Legends workshop is right up my street!

Shona Freeman Shona Freeman

Shona Freeman

School Relationship Ambassador
Scotland

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Shona Freeman
Shona Freeman

Shona Freeman

School Relationship Ambassador
Scotland

Hi I’m Shona! I work with our Scottish schools delivering our fantastic dance and drama workshops! I also head up the Scottish Sales and Marketing team too, and help to train up new freelance staff.

My favourite workshop is our 'Dance Carnival Brazil'! It’s cultural, colourful and makes you move in ways you never thought you could! I love it because everyone can get involved…including the boys!

Carly Wood Carly Wood

Carly Wood

Lead Creative Trainer
North England

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Carly Wood
Carly Wood

Carly Wood

Lead Creative Trainer
North England

Hello everyone! My name is Carly and I'm a trainer and creative leader for our lovely Northern region. It's my job to assist with auditioning, training and mentoring our brilliant new workshop leaders. I also have the amazing job of helping to create new workshops and schemes to be delivered as future projects!

My favourite workshop is 'Into the Screen' in which the important message of e-safety is delivered through the medium of traditional fairy tales. It is brilliantly affective and makes the tricky subject of online safety, crystal clear and understandable for a very young audience. It teaches such important lessons yet it's brilliantly fun and engaging.

Polly Shepherd Polly Shepherd

Polly Shepherd

Lead Creative Trainer
London & South

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Polly Shepherd
Polly Shepherd

Polly Shepherd

Lead Creative Trainer
London & South

Hi, I’m Polly! At One Day I am the Trainer and Creative Leader for the London and the South. My job is to make sure are facilitators are the most amazing and fantastic they can be and deliver the most wonderful workshops to our schools in the South.

My favourite workshop is 'Blast Off!' because who doesn’t love meeting aliens in space and help solve problems they are having with their alien friends?!

Ruth Hargreaves Ruth Hargreaves

Ruth Hargreaves

Storyteller

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Ruth Hargreaves
Ruth Hargreaves

Ruth Hargreaves

Storyteller

Hello, I'm Ruth and I'm One Day's Storyteller! Travelling to hundreds of schools around the UK every year, we have a lot of stories to tell, and it's up to me to make sure those are shared across our online channels.

Whether it's social media, a blog or videos - we want to share the adventures we have with pupils around the country, let you know exactly what One Day Creative's workshops are all about and what we can bring to your school.

I love all our literacy workshops best. To see children having the opportunity to play a character in their favourite story, or even discovering a brand new favourite story, is a pure joy.

Clem Studholme Clem Studholme

Clem Studholme

Lead Creative Trainer & Rubbish Shakespeare Co Director
One Day Shakespeare Partnership

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Clem Studholme
Clem Studholme

Clem Studholme

Lead Creative Trainer & Rubbish Shakespeare Co Director
One Day Shakespeare Partnership

Hello! I'm Clem and I'm one of the Trainers and Creative Leads for the Midlands and the North. I support with recruitment, training and mentoring to make sure every single delivery is the best it can be for every single child. I also am Artistic Director with One Day's partner organisation, the Rubbish Shakespeare Company, designing and delivering bespoke Shakespeare workshops in schools across the country.

My favourite workshop is Alpha and Beta in Ancient Greece. I love how much the children get into character in some of the exercises. There's loads of content to play around with so we can make sure the workshop fits with every teacher's learning aims.

Isaac Heywood Isaac Heywood

Isaac Heywood

Rock School UK Director
One Day Music Partnership

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Isaac Heywood
Isaac Heywood

Isaac Heywood

Rock School UK Director
One Day Music Partnership

Hi, my name is Isaac Heywood and I am the director of Rock School UK. Since One Day Creative exploded onto the education scene, I have had the pleasure of working with them as their ‘musical’ partner company. Along with my team of RSUK tutors, we now deliver hundreds of music workshops in schools across the UK each year!

Our range of music workshops allow children of all ages (and teachers) to experiment with sounds and rhythms, try playing a host of authentic instruments, and learn to work as teams to create exciting performances at the end of each session. Being part of the One Day family is simply brilliant! Children are the future... and One Day Creative certainly embrace that sentiment.