22nd May 17
Year 5 recently travelled to London to learn more about The Globe Theatre. During their visit they learnt about the Tudor plays which would have been performed, how the layout of the stage was used by the actors and why the the theatre had been constructed in this design. The girls were then given an acting master class to hone their…
15th May 17
On Thursday, girls from Year 7 – 10 performed a variety of devised Drama pieces to their peers, staff and parents. The selection of work could be described as inventive, well-told, humorous, bold, unexpected, evocative, gritty, moving and skilfully executed. An impressive show all-round! For more information about Drama at Tormead, please click here
20th March 17
With over 40 girls performing on the stage, 7 in the band and 13 in the technical crew or backstage, ‘Singin’ in the Rain’ involved pupils from Year 7-12 in an all-singing, all-dancing extravaganza. Our leads learned to tap dance especially for their roles and the witty one-liners in the script flew as fast and…
22nd January 17
After Libby Brodie, an old Tormead girl, came to speak to the GCSE and A level Drama students about her career in professional theatre production, and their subsequent visit to her latest project ‘Waiting for Waiting for Godot’, Libby offered help to the girls interested in working in the theatre. Emma, one of our Year 11 Drama students, approached…
7th December 16
Reception and KS1 delighted us all with their performances of “Hey Ewe!”.
30th June 16
Year 6 gave us a spectacular performance of Ali Baba and the Bongo Bandits.
1st June 16
A stunning performance of ‘The Wiz’ by the girls in the Glee Club last night. Girls from a variety of different year groups showed the audience their musical skills in this entertaining production. Well done to all those involved in the show, both onstage and off.
24th March 16
This week the Wellington Charity event thrilled and enthralled the audience with some very impressive performances; singing, dancing, monologues, gymnastics, and instrumentalists. The event was run by girls and staff, all members of Wellington House. The audience voted for their favourite act and the winner was announced in final assembly. Congratulations to Becca and Sophie for…
17th November 15
On 12th November 25 girls from Glee Club had the opportunity of a life time, to workshop their songs with Alex Parker, the current assistant Musical Director of Les Miserables in the West End. The setting was the 1901 Arts Club in London which provided an atmosphere of elegance and sophistication to the 3 hour…
1st July 15
At Tormead, creative curiosity and personal development are fostered through an exciting range of extra-curricular activities which enable us to offer an exciting and progressive education. We see extra-curricular involvement as an aspect of our pupils’ lives which is vital to their holistic development and complementary to their academic enrichment and pastoral support. We offer…