Laura’s Singing Success

Laura Folkes in Y10 has had a very busy summer where she has successfully undertaken her Grade 5 Pop Vocal exam and was awarded a Distinction. She performed 4 songs and discussed musical details clearly to the examiner. Laura also performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival for a week during the summer as a vocal […]

Congratulations Ruma

Congratulations to Ruma and her partner, Christopher who – during the summer break – have been selected by The Open Worlds Dance Company to participate as the Junior Latin representatives within the ENGLISH TEAM at The Open Worlds Juvenile & Junior team match at The Tower Ballroom, Blackpool in October this year. To be selected […]

Movement Festival Auditions

Movement Festival Auditions will take place on the week beginning 12th September. If you wish to take part in a particular group, you MUST attend an audition first. You will be taught something by the member of staff in charge so you do not need to prepare anything. For each audition, you must wear your […]

Y7’s Ruby Harker Performs in Hairspray the Musical

A massive well done to Ruby Harker in Y7 for recently playing Baltimore Citizen, Nancy, in the sell-out Civic Theatre production of Hairspray the Musical. This isn’t Ruby’s first time performing on the big stage though.  She has been involved in musical theatre since she was 2.5 years old and usually does two shows a […]

A Level Drama & Theatre Design Work

A Level Drama and Theatre students recently used our Stage in a Box resources as part of their revision on one of their set texts, Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen. Students used the staging models to depict their design concepts for key scenes from the text, explaining their choice of theatre type, staging and scenery ideas and […]

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.