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The parts are cast and rehearsals begin /

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    • 9 November, 2017
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Tonight we have cast the parts for The Tempest, which will be performed in June 2018 at The Lamproom Theatre.  We have started to read through the script and work out what Shakespeare’s language means. Keep checking on our progress over the next few months. 

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What a wonderful Arts Week! /

The painting in the car park is finished. It looks fabulous. Thank you to all the children and staff who worked so hard.  The designs reflect the learning the children have done on the subject ‘celebrating differences’.

The children have finished a variety of projects, so keep watching out for the photos of these as they go up around school.  Have a look at the Foundation Stage blog to see what wonderful activities they have been doing. 

What did you enjoy doing this week?

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Car Park Art /

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    • 5 October, 2017
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This morning we have started to create our diversity car park spaces.

Hopefully NCP will take on the idea!



More updates to follow!

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Arts Week continues… /

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    • 5 October, 2017
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Day two of Arts Week and the children are working hard on their tasks. The painting of the car park has started. Keep looking back to see the progress of the painting.

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Collages underway /

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    • 5 October, 2017
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After learning collage skills yesterday, it was time to begin our own unique, personal collage.




More photographs to follow!

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Three tasks over three days. /

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    • 4 October, 2017
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The children will be working in their House teams and will have to complete three tasks in three days.


Mr Tallant is working with a group of children in Rockingham to create a piece of artwork celebrating diversity which will be outside in the car park.


All children will create a collage that celebrates being different. These children are researching ideas during the planning stage.


These children are generating ideas for a personal unique portrait they will take tomorrow for a digital installation in the school reception.

Check the blog regularly for updates and to see how their work is developing.

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Arts Week 2017 /

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    • 4 October, 2017
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Today we will be starting our activities for this year’s Arts Week.

We will be celebrating the differences that make us all special and unique!

Please keep checking the blog to see what’s happening in school during the rest of the week.

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The quality of performance is not strained! /

Today’s outstanding performance at The Lamproom Theatre was the culmination of 9 months hard work on our production of ‘The Merchant of Venice’.  Every cast member has given 100% throughout the whole rehearsal process and this was never more evident than this afternoon.  We would like to say a big thank you to all the children, their parents and families for the support they have given us in getting to this point.  We are so proud of what the children have achieved in only 40 hours of rehearsal.  The comments and feedback have been second to none and once again Hoyland Common Primary School has proved that Shakespeare can be accessible to all, irrespective of age and ability.  We are already looking forward to September and starting this journey once again.  We hope to see you all at The Lamproom next year. 

Well done everyone! 

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The Merchant of Venice /

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    • 17 May, 2017
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We have organised a visit to watch our wonderful drama club perform the Shakespeare play ‘The Merchant of Venice’. We have a limited number of tickets left which are available to pupils in years 3-6. If you would like to come along and watch the performance please see Mrs Robinson who will provide you with a letter.

The Merchant of Venice

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