BTEC Acting Exam

BTEC Acting students successfully completed their Devised Performance Exam this week. Following months of ideas, devising, and hard work, all of the class had a successful day of exams with their pieces based on Covid, Hillsborough, and The Arts.

Y13 Drama &Theatre Performance Exams

A Level students in Y13 Drama and Theatre presented their Component 2 scripted exams to the visiting examiner recently. The group presented key extracts from Private Lives by Noel Coward and Rupert Street Lonely Hearts Club by Jonathan Harvey. Excellent performances were given by all and we eagerly await their final results in the Summer.

Treading the Boards

Wickersley student Christopher Thorpe (8R) swapped the classroom for the Civic Theatre stage last week starring in the role of Zach in The Rotherham Rep’s sell-out production of Goodnight Mr Tom. Zach finds himself evacuated from London with the other children as part of the war effort, moving to Little Weirwold in Dorset. Zach is […]

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly – Y9 Western Film Extracts

As part of their work on global cinema, Film Studies students in Y9 have analysed the conventions of the Western genre.  Here are their shoot-out film extracts, shot in true The Good, The Bad and the Ugly Style. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bvi_xh30bSkhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJK3sVJZjKshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=foS6YVHUackhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uo_0Jw2v9dw

KS3 Music Lessons

KS3 pupils began learning instruments as part of their curriculum music lessons this week. This is a trust-wide initiative where we believe all children are entitled to learn an instrument with a specialist. The provision is set to grow over the coming months.

National Careers Week in Creative Arts

The Creative Arts faculty marked National Careers week with a variety of different activities. In Y9-Y11, students watched the ‘Get into Theatre’ video that showed them all the varied career possibilities in the industry, highlighting that theatre is so much more than simply acting. They then researched one chosen role that interested them and looked […]

Creative Arts Celebrate International Women’s Day

The Creative Arts faculty marked International Women’s Day on Tuesday March 8th with a variety of different activities. In Drama and Theatre Studies, both Y12 students have used independent study time to read  “Suffragettes Invented Performance Art” in The Routledge Reader in Politics and Performance, detailing how early pioneers of feminism contributed to the development […]

GCSE Drama Performance Exams

GCSE Drama students in Year 11 presented their scripted pieces for Component 2 assessment before Half Term. These were the first GCSE practical exams in two years with full costume, props, sound, and lighting in Drama Studio 1. The students all give an excellent account of themselves, presenting pieces from a wide range of playwrights, […]

Robinson Crusoe and the Caribbean Pirates – Updated Covid Restrictions

Updated 3pm Thursday 9th December: We are looking forward to seeing you this evening. In order to ensure compliance with Covid safety measures, face coverings are required to be worn throughout the performance (unless medically exempt) and there will be no refreshments available.  Thank you for your understanding.  Forget the bleak midwinter, Wickersley Panto is […]

WPT Christmas Card Competition 2021

The annual WPT Christmas Card Competition is now open – this is open to all students in Wickersley Partnership Trust schools, from FS1 to Year 13. Here’s what you have to do… Design a Christmas card on 1 side of A4 paper (no 3D entries please – we can’t print these!)  Take a photo of […]