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Drama students from GCSE and A Level classes have attended a performance and workshops of Christopher Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus as part of their studies.  Year 9 were also able to watch the play with the other students before returning to lessons. The play was performed by theatre company Splendid Productions in the main hall using...
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One of our former students, Jed Thomas has been performing in front of ITV’s X Factor judges Simon Cowell and Nicole Scherzinger for the chance to be in an X Factor band. 16-year Jed who left Heart of England this summer to pursue his Music at BIMM Institute in Birmingham has successfully got through the first round...
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Year 12 students have attended a powerful and thought-provoking drama event about road safety.  In a performance workshop that doesn’t pull any punches, the engaging performance focused on the very real effects of accidents on victims, passengers and bystanders. The performance was given in the main hall with all the action taking place in the...
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This week students were showcasing their talent and giving us the benefit of their hard work in some great musical performances at the Spring Concert. The evening started off with the chamber choir and some excellent three- and four-part singing including a rendition of Libera Me in Latin.  There were performances by various bands and...
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2019 World Irish Dance Competition, Greensboro, Carolina
Dance champion Sixth Form student George Semple has been to the US to compete in the World Irish Dancing Championships.  The two-time World Champion tells us how he got on during the latest competition: The 2019 World Irish Dancing Championships 2019 took place in Greensboro, North Carolina between 14-21 April.  The event takes place around...
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Our incredible Public Speaking team gained third place in the highly competitive regionals.  Mrs McLarnon gives us an update: Stop Press Last Saturday – the 23 March, our intrepid team took part in the Regional level of Youth Speaks, the international public speaking competition, contending with the best public speakers in the country. We were...
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Our Public Speaking team have come first in a competition.  Club organiser and English teacher Claire McLarnon gives us the details: The Heart of England Public Speaking team enjoyed great success on Saturday 9 March as they took on the best teams in the district to win the District finals.  Hannah, Katarina and Seren will...
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English teacher Mrs McLarnon took some students from Debate Club to take part in a public speaking event.  She tells us about the competition: Tuesday January 22nd saw Heart of England’s annual trip to the Rotary club in Meriden to take part in this year’s Youth Speaks public speaking competition.  The participants present arguments and...
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The new year started with a wake-up call from our very own piper and governor Malcolm Halliday!  After the long rest of the holidays a refreshing blast of highland music was just the thing to get us all going for the start of 2019. In what has become something of a regular event, we piped...
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