News about ‘Drama’

Theatre Trip

On Saturday 16th March, Mrs Stubbs took a group of year 9-11 pupils to the Theatre Royal in Winchester to see Charlotte Keatley’s ‘My Mother Said I Never Should’ – a play following 3 generations of women in a family and the immense social changes that affect their lives. The pupils were extremely impressed at… Read more »

Test Valley Production: ‘Wendy and Peter’

Peter Pan & Wendy

Every year it gets harder and harder to top the previous school play. This year it was time for a well-known storyline which increased the pressure due to its high expectations. This was a risky choice as it is a well-known production and many parts for extras to be filled but it was a risk… Read more »

Years 10/11 ‘Your Choices’ Theatre Production

Years 10/11 ‘Your Choices’ Theatre Production

On Wednesday 22nd November actors from the Solomon Theatre Production Company came to Test Valley School and performed to all Year 10 & Year 11 pupils. The story focused on three Year 11 pupils with differing backgrounds, interests, aspirations and learning styles. They each faced unique barriers to following their own careers and individual learning… Read more »

A Trip to the Theatre

The Woman in Black at the Nuffield Theatre

The Woman in Black is Back! If you enjoy a mixture of laughter, ear-piercing screams and sudden appearances of long-dead pale-faced ladies then last Tuesday evening production of The Woman in Black at Southampton‘s Nuffield Theatre was the place for you! 44 English and Drama pupils and staff from Test Valley thoroughly enjoyed themselves. No-one… Read more »

Test Valley’s “Eurovision” Show

Test Valley Song Contest

The Eurovision came to Test Valley School.  On Friday morning Key Stage 3 had the pleasure of watching Test Valley’s version of the famous contest. The song contest was organised by Sam Hunt and Wilfred Breach, with the idea coming from their love of the Eurovision Song show.  The contest was very enjoyable with five different acts… Read more »

Test Valley Production: The Wyrd Sisters

Every year it gets harder and harder to top the previous school play. This year it was time for a change, instead of a big musical or well-known storylines, we explored elsewhere and “The Wyrd Sisters” was suggested. This was a risky choice as it had a complicated storyline and not that many parts for… Read more »

Wyrd Sisters Rehearsals

Over the last few weeks many of our staff and pupils have been giving up their own time to rehearse for this year’s performance of Terry Pratchett’s “The Wyrd Sisters”. Clare Stubbs (Subject Leader, Drama) commented: “Each year I am impressed with the dedication and professionalism of many of our pupils, and this year has… Read more »

Test Valley School Production of ‘Oliver’

On the 11th and 12th February, Test Valley School put on a glorious production of the well known musical ‘Oliver’. Over 50 pupils from across all five years have spent the last three months rehearsing their parts in the play and it all came together in two truly memorable nights. The set and costume looked… Read more »

Theatre Trips, 26th June

Covent Garden London

On the evening of 26th June three coaches left Test Valley heading for London’s West End. After a short stop in Covent Garden to get tea and experience the multitude of cultural shows that were on offer, the group split up with fifty Key Stage 3 pupils heading to see ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’,… Read more »

Test Valley School presents Bah, Humbug

Bah, Humbug!

Test Valley School presents Bah, Humbug Showing on 11th, 12th, 13th December. School Hall — 7pm Tickets – Adults: £5, Concessions: £3 Wednesday Special: any 2 tickets for £5