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Choir and Orchestra Performance at St Joseph’s

Our KS2 choir and orchestra had a wonderful time this morning performing for the residents of St Joseph’s. The children have been working very hard since Easter, rehearsing during lunchtimes and after school to produce a tribute concert to ‘Stage and Screen.’ They performed songs from films and musicals such as ,The Greatest Showman, Annie, The King and I, The Sound of Music, My Fair Lady and The Wizard of Oz. The residents were so impressed and cheered for an encore of ‘Do Ri Me’ which they thoroughly enjoyed singing along to. Well done to all!

Sports Day 2019

Today EYFS and KS1 joined together to take part in an exciting sports carousel. We worked together in teams to complete a number of challenges. At the end we all had a well deserved ice lolly! Years 1 and 2 enjoyed some competitive races, some children even won medals! What a great morning! Continue Reading

Year 3’s Polynesian Performance

Year 3 have worked especially hard this year putting together their very own production, ‘Polynesian Performance.’ We have been studying the Hawaiian Islands as a part of our Volcanoes humanities studies, which the children have really enjoyed. The piece combines dance, music and drama in a retelling of a traditional Polynesian creation story. All children… Continue Reading

Double, double, toil and trouble!

“Double, double, toil and trouble, Fire burn and cauldron bubble…” Year 6 relished the opportunity to work with Konflux Theatre to produce a ‘Play in a Day’.  After studying the Shakespeare play, Macbeth, earlier in the year, they were given the chance to show off their knowledge of the characters and the twists and turns… Continue Reading

African Print workshop from the Laing Art Gallery

We had a creative morning workshop with an artist from the Laing Art Gallery. We worked closely with the artist; learning new artistic skills crucial to creating print inspired by Thomas Bewick’s designs. We took inspiration from African emblems, creating our own design and transferring it to make a stamp like print. These prints are… Continue Reading

Choir and Orchestra perform for residents of St Joseph’s Retirement Home.

On Tuesday 2nd April, the choir and orchestra travelled to St Joseph’s retirement home to perform their Spring Concert of Disney pieces to the residents and staff. The children also chatted with the residents and received some lovely compliments for their performances. The staff at St Joseph’s presented each child with a crème egg as… Continue Reading