As a result of regular class-work, students enjoy working as a team and regularly take part in group acting classes at local Arts Festivals.  This involves presenting a scene or scenes from a play, concentrating on characterisation, vocal skills and a spontaneous and realistic communication of the text.  Pupils learn self-discipline and the ability to interact with fellow actors, whilst thoroughly enjoying the experience.  Solo and duologue classes are also really popular and rewarding. 


In November 2013 at Royal Wootton Bassett Arts Festival, the school was awarded 8 major trophies for solo and duologue work. These included the Diamond Award, Rose Bowl and Mayor's Shield. Trophies were also awarded for group performances of “The Plotters of Cabbage Patch Corner” by David Wood (age 14 and under), and for a scene from “Thieves’ Carnival” by Jean Anouilh (age 18 and under). The latter received 90 marks in the “Outstanding” category.






Regular presentations take place at local venues, again providing pupils with the opportunity to display their performance skills to a wider audience.