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Drama forms an integral part of the junior school curriculum. Regular Drama lessons encourage collaboration and creativity and help to boost self-confidence.

this year's performances 

Shakespeare Rocks - Year 5, 29 March 2017

The Jungle Book - Year 6, 9 June 2017

What a Knight! - Year 4, June - date to be confirmed

Through participation, our students begin to acquire the skills needed to stand up in front of an audience and to create imaginative and effective theatre.

Drama performance

There are plenty of opportunities to take part in Drama activities and performances throughout the year: we aim to be totally inclusive and believe that everyone deserves to play a good role.

Drama in each year group:

Year 3 

Weekly Drama lessons, working towards informal class presentations and whole school assemblies.

An afternoon performance to friends and family in the summer term incorporating ultra-violet light and puppets.

year 4 

Weekly Drama lessons, working towards informal class presentations and whole school assemblies.

An evening performance for friends and family in the summer term to showcase a piece of theatre prepared in lessons.

year 5 

Weekly Drama lessons, working towards informal class presentations and whole school assemblies.

A formal performance of a polished piece of theatre in the senior school hall in the spring term: rehearsals take place during regular Drama lessons which means every student in Year 5 is fully involved in the final performance.

Previous productions include Macbeth and The Pied Piper of Hamelin and Gold, based on the myth of King Midas.

year 6 

Bi-weekly double lessons which take place on the senior school site, making use of the fully equipped Drama facilities.

A full-scale evening production performed in the summer term in our senior school hall.

Rehearsals take place during regular Drama lessons which means every student in Year 6 is fully involved in the final performance.

Previous productions include Beasts and Beauties, a double bill of The Happy Prince and The Selfish Giant, and Roald Dahl’s The Witches.

Other opportunities 

Years 3 - 6 students all take part in our annual Christmas Concert which combines a wide range of musical and dramatic performances.

After school Drama clubs are run for different year groups at various times throughout the year.

We also offer private Speech and Drama lessons for those children who would like to further develop their acting or presentation skills, with students working in small groups towards LAMDA exams.

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