pupils in Years 5,6,7 and 8 had an amazing, thought-provoking and stimulating
experience today (Monday 6th October) with the theatre-in-education
company, Theatre Blah Blah Blah and their production of ‘Messerschmitt vs.
Spitfire: A Love Story’. The story intertwined modern day life in Germany when
an unexploded bomb was discovered in a river, with memories of some civilian
experiences during World War 2. This fascinating story was told in both German
are some of the comments from pupils as they evaluated the experience:Airport to visit
of the best (experiences) I have had.”
memorable, touching, interesting.”
enjoyable, interesting and useful to hear a German side of the story. Very
story about the firestorm was deeply moving and led to a mix of different
emotions and thoughts. The facts and descriptions were very effective in
painting a vivid picture of the terror it would have caused, even 70 years
effects that war have on people’s lives and how it brings people together as
well as pulling people apart.”
we had planned that just Year 7 and 8 would experience this programme, but
since the Year 5s are currently studying this period (as did Year 6 last year)
we felt it would be most beneficial to open it up so that more pupils could
gain such an invaluable, learning experience.
go to Theatre Blah Blah Blah who have not failed to impress us yet again with
an informative, quality piece of theatre delivered in our very own school.