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Working as Artists Year 3 Blog 2016-17

Friday 24th March – Y3 perform their puppet show.

The day finally arrived! Year 3 performed their puppet show to a packed house after school on Friday 24th March. Having spent the day making their final preparations with Zara (Norwich Puppet Theatre) and Ali (Tin House), Year 3 delivered a spectacular performance. The 40 minute show featured 4 Kenyan stories brought to life through […]


Friday 24th March – Y6 perform at LiT’s Oak Street Centre

Friday 24th March brought 18 months of collaboration with Annabel and her LiT coaches to a stunning climax. Arriving at the Oak Circus Centre at 9am, Y6 began 4 hours of intensive walk-through and ‘tribe’ rehearsals before performing to over 70 parents and invited guests at 1.30. It was a triumph in all respects, and […]


Friday 24th March – Y3 perform their puppet show.

The day finally arrived! Year 3 performed their puppet show to a packed house after school on Friday 24th March. Having spent the day making their final preparations with Zara (Norwich Puppet Theatre) and Ali (Tin House), Year 3 delivered a spectacular performance. The 40 minute show featured 4 Kenyan stories brought to life through […]


Friday 24th March – Year 6 and LiT

Friday 24th March brought 18 months of collaboration with Annabel and her LiT coaches to a stunning climax. Arriving at the Oak Circus Centre at 9am, Y6 began 4 hours of intensive walk-through and ‘tribe’ rehearsals before performing to over 70 parents and invited guests at 1.30. It was a triumph in all respects, and […]


Working as Artists – exit surveys

Please click on the links below to complete the exit surveys. Year 3 exit survey Year 4 exit survey Year 5 exit survey Year 6 exit survey Staff questionnaire Staff exit survey


Mexico Opera Session 9

During this session, the designers worked on creating mood boards for the main characters, the writers worked on the libretto and aria, the actors practiced some of these— the rap sounded amazing— and the production team finished advertising posters and ticket design as well as invitations to special guests, whilst the musicians continued to develop […]


Tuesday 21st March – Y6 and LiT make their final preparations

As Mr Whalen said yesterday, performance week is finally upon us. Developing our physical memory is the order of the day as we intensively rehearse for Friday’s performance. Another 2 hours today of working the individual and group routines; making adjustments; and just working, working, working! They are all starting to look the part. I […]


16th March – Year 5 sing at the cathedral

Well done to the year 5 choir who joined children from Coleman Junior school and St Francis of Assisi to perform with children from the Norwich School and the cathedral choir. An amazing performance in a stunning setting. A big thanks to Miss Lewis and Mr Swan for making it all happen and for all […]


Finchley puppet rehearsals day 2

Today Finchley class carried on rehearsing the stories we are going to tell at our performance on Friday 24th.  We worked really hard to make sure that our stories are fun to watch and feature lots of movements and puppet work.  We’re really pleased with what we’ve achieved so far- now to add some polish […]


8th March – Year 3 continue their rehearsals.

I discovered Y3 in the music room this afternoon rehearsing for their puppet show performance on the 24th of this month. They obviously needed space and distance away from the other classrooms to make some serious noise. There were drummers, puppeteers and Masaai shield warriors. It was an incredible experience. Still plenty to do, but […]