11 12, 2018

Getting Creative with English

2018-12-11T17:16:08+00:00December 11th, 2018|Drama, Prep|

The Express and Development classes in Year 6 were asked to produce a prep showing off their creative skills. 6 Express were asked to create a theatre review on the show ‘Awful Auntie’ that they went to see at Norwich Theatre whilst 6 Development were asked to create a trailer for a [...]

28 06, 2018

Cinderella Rockerfella production was a ball!

2018-11-12T11:33:10+00:00June 28th, 2018|Drama, Prep|

Year 6 have had ‘a ball’ preparing for the production, 'Cinderella Rockerfella'. As Rory R said: “It has been a really fun experience, especially putting make-up on!” It has been wonderful to have the whole of Year 6 involved, whether it has been on stage with speaking parts, non-speaking parts, singing or [...]

14 06, 2018

Behind the scenes at ‘Cinderella Rockerfella’ production

2018-11-12T11:32:03+00:00June 14th, 2018|Drama, Prep|

Year 6 pupils have proved excellent designers whilst creating posters and audience participation signs for their upcoming production 'Cinderella Rockerfella' on Tuesday 26 June. The pupils were given a simple brief to create the visuals for their play. They demonstrated great team-player skills by organising their work spaces well, dividing up jobs, [...]

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 [...]