are running a number of theatre trips this term to give pupils the chance to
see the very best theatre available locally. So as not to interrupt lessons,
these trips are generally run after school. If you would like to secure a place
on one or more of these trips for your child –or possibly for yourself - please
email me on email@example.com.
Tickets are allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.
would urge pupils considering a drama scholarship or those with imminent senior
school interviews to sign up for at least one of these trips. However, we would
encourage all pupils from Y5 to Y8 to consider seeing one of these productions.
by John Webster at The Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon,
on Thursday 18th September. By popular request, and because of
the play’s content, our first theatre trip this term is for parents only.
This production of Webster’s Jacobean tragedy has been well reviewed by
'Maria Aberg's modern-dress revival is sharp-paced and gripping'
'Kirsty Bushell's admirably defiant Vittoria…David
Sturzaker's ardent Bracciano'
pacey, exuberantly debauched. A blast'
'Kirsty Bushell's knowing, riveting Vittoria…Laura
Elphinstone's gutsy performance'
'It is packed with strong performances and commands your attention'
production starts at 7.30pm and transport to Stratford and back is available. Tickets cost
£23 and we only have nine of them so please contact me as soon as possible to
Our next trip
is again to Stratford
to see a new production - ‘Love’s Labours Lost’ – at the start of
its run on 23rd September in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. We
have fifteen tickets for pupils at the much reduced cost of £15.The
performance begins at 7.15pm.
On Thursday 9th
October all Y7 pupils will be going to see ‘Twelfth Night’ at The
Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. This will
be the culmination of their study of this play in English lessons this
term, we will be taking fifteen pupils to see ‘Love’s Labours Won’ or – as
it is usually known – ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ on Thursday 6th
November at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford.
We are hoping
to take fifteen pupils to see ‘Cinderella’ performed by Northern Ballet at
the Lyceum Theatre in Sheffield on
Thursday 27th November.