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Shakespeare Schools Festival

 On Monday 31st October, students from Years 9-12 took part in the 2016 Shakespeare Schools Festival at The Old Rep Theatre in Birmingham. Performing an abridged version of Twelfth Night which was described during an appraisal by representatives of the festival as a demonstrating “fantastic group work, performances that were very funny, expressive, heartfelt and nuanced. A lovely piece showing very assured work from a pleasant young cast”.


All cast members were a credit to the academy and really put their all into the performance showing great energy, confidence, skill and professionalism. Well done to Conor Evans (Year 9) Skye Mason, Jess Rowton (Year 10), Alex Banks, Harry Bates, Shania Horton, Keely Mansell, Megan Wilson (Year 11) and Jess Berry, Katie Taylor and Lauren Westwood (Year 12).