With this year’s performance of Macbeth, the Young Shakespeare Company yet again provided a wonderful opportunity for the children to experience Shakespeare through direct involvement in one of his plays. Forms 4 and 5 enjoyed workshops before watching a mesmerising performance of the play by a storyteller and four five Young Shakespeare Company actors.
The work was performed by a cast of dynamic classically-trained actors, with a passion for performing Shakespeare for younger audiences. This dark tragedy was brought vividly to life around and amongst the children. The company
The St John's PA committee had all eyes on the ominous weather forecast the week before the Fireworks Night. News of gale force winds and a slew of fireworks cancellations over the preceding weekend meant the Committee had everything crossed that they would chance upon a lucky window for one of the most eagerly anticipated PA events of the year.
Mrs Tori Denman, Chair of the Parents’ Association, commented, "Thankfully, we were in luck. While rumour had it that the Facilities team in their endless capability may have sorted out the wind for us too (on top of everything else!), a mild