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 […]

Year 10 Acting and Music Students See Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

On Wednesday 3rd November, Year 10 Acting and Music students were lucky enough to travel to Leeds Grand Theatre to watch the sensational Everybody’s Talking About Jamie as part of their Coursework Study. The musical – based on a BBC 4 documentary and set in Sheffield – starred Shane Richie and Leyton Williams, and is […]

Y12 Duologues Performance Evening

Congratulations to our Y12 Drama and Theatre A Level students on their first performance of the course. The class presented short extracts from the two set texts, That Face and Hedda Gabler, for mock Component 2 practical assessment. For many this was the first time performing in front of an audience for almost two years […]