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Broadoak College

Broadoak Mathematics and Computing College A High Performing Specialist School

01934 422000

YEAR 5 SHAKESPEARE DAY

26 Year Five students from local Primary Schools participated in a Shakespeare day at Broadoak College on Tuesday 20th June.  Throughout the day, students explored The Tempest, a play about a shipwrecked magician and his daughter.  Students enjoyed recreating the storm and the island, using props and musical instruments to really bring the play to life.  Year 5 students were joined by a selection of Year Nine Broadoak students who shared their knowledge of the play and of Shakespeare with their younger counterparts. 

The main highlight of the day was a group performance of the play, created by the students themselves.  Students were able to re-create the play based on their learning over the day, so the audience of teachers and parents were able to enjoy a range of different interpretations.  Comedy and mime featured heavily in this performance - very Shakespearean!

The students were an absolute pleasure to teach and feedback from the day from students and parents was very positive.

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