Members of our Charities and Community Links Committee pulled out all the stops to organise an Easter Fair ‘Egg-stravaganza’ at Byron House. An impressive £207.70 was raised for our chosen termly charities, Bridges to Belarus (http://www.bridgestobelarus.org.uk/) and Humanitas (www.humanitascharity.org). Homemade cakes were bought in abundance and every stall generated a buzz of activity with the Forest Garden providing an outdoor space for the children to go to after visiting the Fair.
The children in the Charities Committee created and ran the stalls for the rest of the Byron House
Form 5 presented their ‘Pirates of Penzance’ production with all the fun and laughter of the Gilbert and Sullivan classic. The entire cast captivated the meaning of a ‘comic opera’ by delivering the songs, dances and spoken words with ease and hilarity. The original play may have premiered over 140 years ago, but Form 5 were able to transcend time and deliver the sophisticated comedy in a conscientious, committed manner.
The narrative was driven by a front line of characters but the ensemble atmosphere was noticeable throughout. The rough rabble of pirates projected energy off the