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Working as Artists

Lost in Translation perform at Lord Mayor’s Celebration Weekend

Come and support our friends from Lost in Translation as they perform outside City Hall tomorrow night at the start of the Lord Mayor’s Celebration Weekend. Show starts at 8.45pm, but get there early for a seat. See you there.


Sunday 2nd July – 8 Y6 children perform in ‘Come Yew In’ with The Common Lot

On a beautiful afternoon in the shadow of Cow Tower, 8 of our Year 6 children join local theatre company The Common Lot in their latest piece Come Yew In – A Proud History of Strangers in Norwich. Over the past few weeks they have been working with Duncan Joseph to develop a 5 minute […]


Wednesday 3rd May – Y4 performance day has arrived

Today saw the delightful conclusion to what has been a wonderfully rich and engaging project on India and Indian culture. Story learning, telling and writing; history, geography, culture, and a visit to Norfolk’s only Hindu temple all came together in today’s beautifully staged dramatic retelling of the traditional Indian tale of Rama and Sita. Thanks […]


UEA drama students perform to Year 4

    Year 4 enjoyed a performance about the river Ganges and how Lord Rama helped to clean it up! The story was a mixture of traditional Indian folk tales including The Onion Thief and The Greedy Wife. Many thanks to the students who wrote the play especially for our Year 4 children.    


28th April: Y5 opera Gloria and the Day of the Dead – you did it!

I just had to get some photos out there. What an extraordinary achievement! Well done to all involved – children, staff, Sistema Norwich. You truly ‘worked as artists’ and as a company delivered something utterly captivating. I just can’t stop thinking about it in all its richness. There will be other photos to follow next […]


28th April: Y5 Opera – you did it!

I just had to get some photos out there. What an extraordinary achievement! Well done to all involved – children, staff, Sistema Norwich. You truly ‘worked as artists’ and as a company delivered something utterly captivating. I just can’t stop thinking about it in all its richness. There will be other photos to follow next […]


Preparations for Y4 drama performance


Year 5 Opera Week 12

Less than 10 days to go! Props and costumes, libretto and arias, posters and programmes. The special invites have gone out , and the  gym has been laid out  for sets. The production crew have  sorted a seating plan and the actors have written personal profiles for the programme.


Week beginning 18th April – Y5 opera rehearsals begin

With the premiere of Wensum Junior’s first ever opera fast approaching (Friday 28th April!) Sistema musicians, staff and children spending every minute outside of their morning maths lessons rehearsing, building, painting, sewing, stitching. Melodies are refined, lyrics adjusted, set designs finalised and props finished. They have genuinely been ‘working as artists’. Auditions took place on […]


30th March – Year 5 opera project

As all the iPads were booked out to the Year 5 composers, Miss Lewis borrowed mine to capture the work of Year 5 as they continued their work with the Sistema team. Please enjoy the gallery of images showing the children genuinely ‘working as artists’: finalising costume designs; refining lyrics for the libretto; and composing. […]