All of the students seem to be loving this term and we are looking forward to some great performances at upcoming assemblies and parent watching week!
Speak Up Speech and Drama classes provide a safe environment for students to challenge themselves without feeling embarrassed or afraid of making a mistake. Drama games and improvisation are fun activities that allow students to stand up and present themselves without the pressure and hype of a “performance.”
Learning to speak well is one of the first steps to improving confidence and communication skills – every Speak Up Speech and Drama class includes some vocal training as well as the opportunity for students to practice eye contact, concentration and listening skills.
Creating drama, inventing characters and telling stories are integral parts our classes. We incorporate a wide range of poetry and prose to engage and inspire students and regularly use arts and craft activities to create special props, costumes, or puppets, which the children use in performances.
Our Easter workshops were full of creativity, imagination and lots of smiles! Thanks to all the kids who came along, we hope you enjoyed the fun! Here is a snapshot of what we got up to! On Monday morning we got into the Easter spirt with our Easter Hat Parade workshop. Students constructed and decorated their own fancy Easter hats and showed them off during aLearn more
Performing gives children a chance to feel brave They can feel their most confident when standing on stage. Our Speak Up teachers know that a good way to grow Is to be given the chance to put on a show! This month we would like to share with you a video of a few of our students talking about the magic of performing! Each termLearn more
We’d like to introduce you to Andrew and tell his story (watch the video below): Once a boy called Andrew, Came along to class He didn’t like to try new things He doubted it would last. And there among the stories, He learned what he could do He found his voice, he found his tribe His confidence just grew. Andrew‘s Speak Up story began in 2015. When his mum firstLearn more
Thank you so much Maddie! Wishing you all the best and so much fun for the concert, thank you for making this a wonderful time for our kids.
You are welcome to perform on assembly anytime! It is so good for the children having drama lessons and the other students, teachers and parents enjoy it as well.
Dear Miss Cathy and Miss Frankie, thanks so much for your energy, enthusiasm and support of the children. I was thrilled to watch the performances – so much fun. Look forward to more fun next term!