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Our Speech and Drama teachers are all bookworms and naturally draw their inspiration for lessons from children's books they love with wonderful characters, magical storylines and positive messages. We asked the staff at Speak Up, what books do Speech and Drama teachers love? Miss Jessie - Grasshopper...

Register here to come to our Roald Dahl Open Day 2019. With his stories of mischievous children, evil witches, wondrous adventures, and fantastic creates, Roald Dahl takes us all to a world of magic and amazement! Not only was Roald Dahl a short story writer, novelist, and one...

We are talking about reading and literature this month at Speak Up! Our Born to Perform students performed George's Marvellous Medicine last week, we have a Roald Dahl Open Day coming up, and we are planning some fun in-school activities for book week 2018. When thinking about books...

Children who learn Speech and Drama benefit in many ways. One of the most important changes we witness is increased confidence. Improved confidence allows children to make friends more easily, interact with teachers well and flourish at school. In this video, one of our students, Zoe, reflects on...

On Saturday 5th May, 2018 the Speak Up team and students celebrated seven years of confidence, communication and creativity! Not only was it our Birthday Party but it was also our first training day for our new Speak Up Leaders! In the morning Miss Maddie, Miss Cathy...

Mermaids, dragons and fairies! Oh my! Have you ever wondered why fairy tales are so scary? As children we listen to our parents (and Disney!) tell us tales of far off lands, princesses and princes, witches and magic spells; but did you know there are more...

The most important thing we’ve learned, So far as children are concerned, Is that it’s always, always best To let them learn through fun and jest Or better still, to learn through play Imagining the day away. But something changes when we get old Our imaginations seem to grow mould We...

Speak Up Studio is turning 7! We are so excited to invite all of our current students to join us for an afternoon of fun and music. To celebrate this special day we will be holding a free workshop to film a music video, on...

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! We would like to share a video with you of...

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...