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Year 8 Music

Year 8 Music

This term Year 8 students were given the opportunity in Music to choose how to play an instrument of their choice. Some of them were very keen to try out the string instruments available while others preferred the keyboard, drums, flute and even the harmonica!...

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MeloDRAMA in Action

MeloDRAMA in Action

Year 9-10 Drama have been exploring the joys of Melodrama this term. This dramatic form is all about villains and heroes, heroines and bumbling sidekicks! In these photos, you can see the class having fun with capes, top hats and fake. moustaches as they work on...

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Music with Year 8

Music with Year 8

Although this semester was not without any challenges or obstacles, the Year 8 students proved that they were a force to be reckoned with. After learning how to play the basic chords on the ukulele during the first term, they got introduced to the wonderful world of...

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Music with Year 6

Music with Year 6

In music, Year 6 have recently started learning about the ukulele and how to play it. We have learnt that the ukulele was designed in Hawaii after the Hawaiians saw a small guitar-like instrument, called a machete, that sailors from the Madeira Island of Portugal...

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Puppetry in Drama

Puppetry in Drama

Year 9-10 Drama have been playing around with puppets this term. We started learning about the techniques of creating weight,  focus and breath for puppets through the work of Gyre and Gymble Theatre Company. We watched workshops and then experimented making and...

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The Little Mermaid JR Auditions

The Little Mermaid JR Auditions

Auditions began this week for The Little Mermaid and will continue throughout next week. Information, script segments, backing tracks and the audition form are all available on the Google Classroom - please check it out! Next week we are starting lead and featured...

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Students Represent!

Students Represent!

It’s been an amazing past week for some of our PCS students participating in the Forbes Eisteddfod. Many hours of practice and rehearsals have been spent going over lines, dancing and playing instruments. A massive congratulations to the following students on their...

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Choir Sings at Eisteddfod

Choir Sings at Eisteddfod

After two terms of preparation, it was a cold morning for the Forbes Eisteddfod and as the day warmed up slightly, so did the voices of our choir. A great performance of the two songs was well received by our adjudicator, stating that, “the high notes touched my...

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Outstanding Performers at MADD Night

Outstanding Performers at MADD Night

Congratulations to all the talented students who took part in our second ever MADD Night last Thursday evening. It was a wonderful display of Music, Art, Dance and Drama featuring students all the way from Kindergarten to Year 12. William Ellis and Luke Hall-Matthews...

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OnStage Drama Excursion

OnStage Drama Excursion

Students (and teachers!) had a fantastic time at the annual OnStage Excursion last week. We listened to stage and costume designer Isabel Hudson in a fantastic forum, where she explained her process and showed us her work. We followed this up with a devising workshop...

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