Information For Current Speak Up Families

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How to spark imaginative play and keep you and your child interested. Photograph: Fotofox Images When you’re a parent, you may find a time when you need to dig deep to remember how to use your imagination. When the tiredness sets in, excited imaginative play wanes. Am...

Kids have some amazing brains in those heads of theirs and as a boring old grown up myself, I am easily envied by their natural ability to imagine fantastical worlds around them and play pretend. As our students grow it’s not uncommon to see them...

If it’s time for your child to move up from one Speak Up level to the next, congratulations, your child has worked hard in their drama classes to develop key skills in communication, confidence and performance. We thought it might help to explain to families...

Speak Up Studio is expanding, from the hills to the woods. From our colourful studios in Red Hill, we launch into the leafy surrounds of Sherwood, providing an equally delightful space for our drama friends on the other side of town.  At Speak Up’s newest studio...

As a teacher who finds herself in a great number of classrooms filled with students of varying social, political, and economic backgrounds, I witness a lot of different personalities, perspectives and opinions. I meet young people with heads and hearts filled with passion for issues...

Building a positive classroom environment can be difficult for teachers. It can be a mission that is easier said than done! At Speak Up Studio, we are fortunate that our learning spaces aren’t like regular classrooms. Instead, they are spaces filled with colour, glitter and...

The one thing I hope for most, as a parent, is that my kids will grow up to simply be decent human beings. I try to teach my son and daughter to be respectful to others, but I wonder sometimes if this is enough, especially...