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A prose excerpt from “Winnie the Pooh” by A.A. Milne

This week we would like to share with one of our favourite sections of prose form A.A.Milne. In our concert this year our private students will be developing the prose from Milne’s books as the storytelling element of the show! from the chapter “In Which Piglet Meets A Heffalump” Some hours later, just as the night was beginning to steal away, Pooh woke up

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A few of our Favourite Poems from A.A. Milne…

from “The Four Friends” Ernest was an elephant, a great big fellow, Leonard was a lion with a six foot tail, George was a goat, and his beard was yellow, And James was a very small snail… from “Buckingham Palace” They’re changing guard at Buckingham Palace – Christopher Robin went down with Alice. “Do you think the King knows all about me?” “Sure to,

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I Just Can’t Wait to be King!

Today we would like to share with you one of the songs from our Discobees/Discoboxes unit this term, The Lion King. This song, “I Just Can’t Wait to be King”, has been so fun to teach and is a great song to practice at home!    


I went to the Animal Fair

  Today we would like to share with you one of the poems from our Chatterbugs unit this term, Puppets. This poem, “I Went to the Animal Fair”, is a fantastic poem for students to perform as a poem or a song!    


The Dinosaur Rap

  Today we would like to share with you one of the warm ups from our Chatterbees unit this term, Amazing Creature. This poem, “Dinosaur Rap” by John Foster, is a fantastic poem for students to perform individually or as a group! Dinosaur Rap


Free Trial Classes Term 3, 2016

At the end of term 3, Speak Up Studio will be holding free trial lessons for any students that would like to come along and try out Speech and Drama or Musical Theatre! If your students needs a little bit of support with speaking up, confidence, or would like to learn some wonderful acting and performing skills, then register them for a free trial lesson

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Term Two, 2016 Newsletter for Current Families

Dear parents and caregivers, We hope you’ve had a fun and restful holiday. We’ve been as bees at Speak Up these holidays, and today is the last day of our (fully booked) school holiday workshop series. We’ve sung, we’ve danced, we’ve made fairy flower crowns and we’ve even trained some young Jedi! We’re getting ready to commence our term two classes. Classes will start

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a monologue from “The Witches”, by Roald Dahl

Today we would like to share with you one of the monologues from our Zigzags unit this term. “The Witches”, by Roald Dahl, is a fantastic fantasy children’s novel written by Roald Dahl, about horrible ugly witches turning little children into mice! This monologue is written as the Grand High Witch, explaining to the other witches how to turn children into mice and get rrrid

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Everything on it!

This week, the Speak Up team would like to share with you one of the poems from our Chatterboxes class this term. “Everything on it” by Shel Silverstein is a hilarious poem that explains what happens when you order a hot dog with the lot!

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Monsters!

This week, the Speak Up team would like to share with you one of the poems from our Chatterbees class this term. “Monsters” by David Campbell is a fabulous poem that shares with readers how to not be afraid of Monsters! Are you afraid of Monsters?