Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies The Wilnecote School has a long history of annual school productions but this year’s show was something of a break from tradition. Whilst it is the second year that we have opted for a play as opposed to a musical this production was a little different. Lord of the Flies is…

The Wilnecote Music Concert November 2017

The Wilnecote Music Concert 2017 Earlier in the month students from The Wilnecote School participated in the school’s music concert. It was a fantastic evening that saw students from across the school performing, including some of our new Year seven students, Edith Hitchens and Rosie Reeves.  The Wilnecote School has a tradition of producing Arts…

Highly Sprung Workshop

Highly Sprung Workshop Last month a group of Year 8 and 9 students gave up their weekend to participate in a Drama workshop by Mark Worth from the performance company Highly Sprung. The workshop, which was based on Highly Sprung’s 2016 performance Witness, explored many of the issues that teenagers face such as Social Media…

Gecko Theatre Trip

Gecko Theatre Trip Last month a group of Year 10 and 11 students went up to Manchester to see a superb production by the physical theatre company ‘Gecko Theatre’. The performance, which mixed dance and drama to create an exciting, fast-paced performance explored and told the stories of several different couples. Following them through the…

The Physical Fellowship 2017

The Physical Fellowship 2017 On Tuesday 4th July twenty Year 8 and 9 students spent the day at The Belgrade Theatre in Coventry as part of The Physical Fellowship Project. Last month they spent two days working with Ben Morley from High Sprung Performance company (the country’s leading Physical Theatre Company for young people) in…

The Wilnecote School In Wonderland

The Wilnecote School In Wonderland This week students from The Wilnecote School have been performing in their annual school production, Alice in Wonderland. With Olivia Short (Year 11) in the title role, Jack Johnson (Year 10) as The Mad Hatter, Lara Lennon (Year 10) as The White Rabbit and Bryony Wyatt (Year 7) as The…