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Upper School Show Success: ‘Crazy For You’

18th January 2022

The Upper School Show is always a highlight of the Autumn Term and this year’s was no exception. The production of George and Ira Gershwin’s exuberant musical ‘Crazy For You’ was a huge success and great fun to watch. Y13 student Alanna played Tess in ‘Crazy For You’. She had this to say about the…

Vocal Masterclasses for Sixth Form Students

15th November 2021

Sixth Formers singers who are on our UAL Extended Diploma in Performance and Production Arts and those taking Drama and Music were fortunate enough to have Vocal Masterclasses recently. First we had acclaimed opera singers Yvette Bonner, who teaches vocal studies at the Royal Academy of Music, and James Cleverton who is currently performing La…

Outstanding Academic Success for A level students

10th August 2021

Students gathered at Manor Wood today to pick up their A level results after a difficult two years with their studies interrupted by the pandemic. Despite the challenges the results are great with 73% of grades at A*-A, 88% at A* – B and a 100% pass rate. After navigating all the uncertainty which came…

Here’s Looking At You, Kids!

25th May 2021

Missed the premier of our Upper School Show? You can enjoy the whole show right here. On Friday 21st May the cast and crew gathered in the Phoenix Theatre for a red carpet event and to watch the film together. Because of Covid restrictions all filming had been done in Year Group bubbles and so…

UAL Students Perform Pinter

28th April 2021

Our Y13 UAL students were glad to return to The Phoenix Theatre for their performance of Harold Pinter’s ‘Old Times’ which forms part of the Contemporary Theatre project element of the course. We spoke to them after their dress rehearsal to find out about the play and how the performance went. Harriet: We chose the…

Let’s make up

18th January 2021

Back in October with students in school and in bubbles, Sixth Form students studying the UAL Performing Arts Diploma and those doing Theatre Studies were able to take part in a stage and screen makeup workshop as part of their courses. It happened to coincide with our regular photographer Emma Ziff popping in for the…

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