9 02, 2018

A truly fabulous production

2018-02-12T07:13:56+00:00February 9th, 2018|Drama, Prep|

This year’s musical production of ‘A Truly Potty Adventure’ included a cast of 60 talented children from Years 6, 7 and 8. The show, set in the early part of the 20th century, opened with our Year 7 chorus cheering for our car, named ‘Gordon Bennett’, to win the Grand Prix [...]

7 11, 2017

Casting spells with Professor Flitwick’s wand

2017-11-07T13:58:31+00:00November 7th, 2017|Drama, Prep|

Austun K (Year 6) came back inspired after meeting Warwick Davis at a special night event at the Harry Potter Studios. Warwick is well known for his role as Professor Filius Flitwick, the Charms professor at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and Head of Ravenclaw House, in the Harry Potter series. Austin was [...]

17 03, 2017

Finding their Voice through Verse

2017-03-17T14:10:23+00:00March 17th, 2017|Drama, Prep|

We held our first Verse Speaking Competition and 23 children from Years 3 to 7 were involved. Verse speaking is a melodious, poetic engaging and enjoyable art form, working individually to explore the speaking of poetry.  Developing the effective use of light and shade of your voice to build atmosphere, humour and tension to entertain your audience. Speaking Verse [...]

16 03, 2017

A CCN ‘Around the World’ Performance

2017-03-16T13:59:27+00:00March 16th, 2017|Drama, Prep|

Our Year 3 and 4 pupils were treated to a energetic and brilliant performance of ‘Around The World’ by City College Norwich Drama students. Our Year 7 class also enjoyed a short workshop given by the students learning some new warm-up games to improve concentration and build confidence. Thank you to the students and staff at [...]

9 02, 2017

Oliver! Gets Standing Ovations

2017-02-09T07:35:51+00:00February 9th, 2017|Drama, Prep, Music|

This year’s Prep School production was ‘Oliver’ and nearly all of Year 7 and 8 were involved including some members of Year 5 and 6. The commitment and enthusiasm shown by all the cast during rehearsals was outstanding. Our ‘Workhouse Boys’ conveyed immense energy whilst singing and dancing to the iconic tune, ‘Food Glorious Food’ and [...]

28 10, 2016

Alive with the Sound of Music

2016-10-31T11:59:11+00:00October 28th, 2016|Drama, Prep, Music|

The hills (and the stalls!) were certainly alive with the sound of beautiful singing recently as 35 of our children aged 7 to 13 accompanied by Mr Crossley and several teachers  took a trip to Norwich's Theatre Royal to see The Sound of Music. It was, as Mr Crossley said, a "first class performance". The [...]

18 10, 2016

Pupils Enthralled by the Art of Puppetry

2016-10-18T12:48:18+00:00October 18th, 2016|Drama, Prep, Pre-Prep|

We were very fortunate to be visited by the Norwich Puppet Theatre Company recently who performed their unique version of, ‘The Tinderbox’, watched by the children from Pre-Prep to Year 6 The puppets were created in many various ways from a projector formed animated scenery that allowed the use of delightful shadow puppets, to an assortment of [...]

24 03, 2016

‘Ernie and his Incredible Illucinations’

2016-03-24T17:01:17+00:00March 24th, 2016|Drama, Prep|

The children from the Year 6 Drama Hobby performed, ‘Ernie and his Incredible Illucinations’ written by Alan Ayckbourn. It was a great success and the children acted brilliantly. Mrs Beedell would like to thank all the pupils for their enthusiasm, hard work and comradeship during the rehearsals and Drama Hobby. They produced this play in only ten [...]

23 03, 2016

World Poetry Day

2016-03-23T15:27:44+00:00March 23rd, 2016|Drama, Prep, Pre-Prep, Art|

World Poetry Day was celebrated at Taverham Hall with our very first Poetry Festival. It was a whole school event and we were delighted  to have both Pre-Prep and Prep school participating. Our theme was 'Fantasy, Fabels and Fairytales'     The Prep School pupils were heavily involved in the whole process of choosing parts, [...]