Delayed start date for 2013

Hi mums and dads,

Just a quick update regarding a change to the start date of our programs this term.

As a result of the power outages and other weather-related disruptions, our programs will be commencing 1 week later than originally planned.

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Performance wrap up

Congratulations to all Speak Up kids who recently participated in end of year performances – you were fabulous! The opportunity to participate in a successful performance is an integral part of the Speak Up drama program.

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Speak Up Short – Lonely Boy

This term, Speak Up Studio students have been learning all about music videos! In this excercise, students recreated the famous “Lonely Boy” video by the black keys as they learned the technique of green-screening!

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Puppets in term 4

Our lower primary classes have spent some time this term designing and creating their very own puppets. Students have gone on to explore different voices for their puppets and how they can make their puppets project their voices!

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How to Make a Sock Puppet!

You will need Create the mouth Cut a slit into the toe of the sock to create space for the mouth Use the downloadable cardboard templates to trace and cut out the cardboard mouth Fold the cardboard mouth in half Apply glue to the edges of the cardboard Open the “mouth” of the sock Carefully glue the sock to the cardboard Use the felt template

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Speak Up Short: Excuses

Graceville State School students recently created this fabulous short film, based on the poem “Excuses” by Allan Ahlberg     Starring Oscar, Lee and Nick and Peter Director – Nick Co-producer – Connor Producer – Miss Ell-Leigh Editor – Miss Cathy


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Speak Up Short: The Race

Speak Up Studio is proud to present our latest student work – The Race!


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Graceville State School Fete!

Speak Up Studio student’s had a wonderful day at the Graceville State School fete this weekend. Miss Cathy and Miss Ell-Leigh were kept busy in our puppet workshop, where we worked with over 100 kids to make sock puppets! Here are some snaps from the day!    


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Speak Up Short: Amanda

Here’s a new film from Speak Up Multi Media students at St Joseph’s Corinda! The film is based on a poem that we began work on in our Speech and Drama class, and decided to turn into a movie. A big congratulations to this little group on a very successful project!


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Welcome Miss Ell-Leigh

Speak Up Studio is very pleased to welcome our new teacher Miss Ell-Leigh Ackerman to our teaching staff! Miss Ell-Leigh comes to us with a background in Speech and Drama, a degree in Theatre Studies and lots of experience facilitating workshops and drama classes. Read more about our team…