Music, Stage & Drama

Planning permission granted for new music rooms at Collingwood College

National Architects, GSSArchitecture, have successfully achieved planning permission for a new custom music facility at Collingwood College in Durham. The existing music facilities cannot accommodate bands greater than 4-5 members, and due to the positioning of the space below residential accommodation, the times available for use are limited due to …

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Royal Shakespeare Company presents Michael Morpurgo’s “Tales from Shakespeare”

As young people and teachers continue to adapt to new ways of teaching and learning as a result of Covid-19, the RSC will join forces with celebrated author Michael Morpurgo, to present a new series of weekly online Tales from Shakespeare running for five weeks from 8 January 2021. The series will …

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Next generation of young dancers supported through iPad roll-out

Glasgow secondary school Rosshall Academy is using iPad across a range of subjects including Dance and Drama to enhance pupils learning experience during the pandemic. The school received their iPad deployment as part of Glasgow City Council’s digital learning strategy, in conjunction with CGI, and been using the devices as …

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Impington International College launches Film and Media scholarship in partnership with Cambridge TV

Impington International College, a non-selective state sixth form in Cambridge, has launched a new Film and Media Scholarship for students from September 2021. Offered in partnership with Cambridge TV, students will have the unmissable opportunity to learn and get practical experience from a range of industry experts while they gain …

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Orchestras for All announces free access to group music-making programme for state secondary schools

National music education charity Orchestras for All (OFA) has announced that for one year only, access to their transformative Modulo Programme for state secondary schools will be free of charge to all participants, offering vital support to music teachers and young musicians throughout the UK. According to Nick Thorne, OFA …

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A school with Performing Arts at its heart

Performing Arts is a creative thread that runs through the whole of Castle Newnham School, Bedford from year 1 to year 11. The importance of providing specialist performing arts works hand in hand at the school with the successful teaching of core academic subjects. They provide an additional platform for …

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Primary schools invited to create an extraordinary school play with National Theatre’s Let’s Play programme

The National Theatre is inviting primary schools looking for inspiration for their end of term play to take part in its Let’s Play programme. Let’s Play provides everything that teachers need to create an outstanding piece of theatre and inspire creative learning across the curriculum. Schools signed up to the …

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8,500 London school children learn first-hand about the Kindertransport as part of the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Stories from Willesden Lane project

8,500 London school children have attended live performances of the “Children of Willesden Lane” to educate them on the Holocaust and, more specifically, to help them to understand the experiences of those saved by the Kindertransport as it marks its 80th anniversary this year. The performances are part of multi-disciplinary …

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