3rd December 2021
On Wednesday 1st December, five King Edward’s pupils produced wonderful spoken pieces in the Senior and Junior Heats of the Cranmer Awards held at Charterhouse School in Godalming. The Cranmer Awards are a national competition to promote familiarity with the Book of Common Prayer amongst young people and to develop their public speaking abilities.
The standard from all pupils was very high. Although none of our pupils made it through to the National Finals at Hampton Court, parents and staff agreed that it was a great learning experience and were very proud of the pupils’ endeavours. One of our pupils was commended by the Judge as a ‘future winner of the Award’.
We therefore await next year with a clear focus. Many congratulations to our boys and girls for their fantastic effort!
As part of our Drama curriculum, 3rd Form pupils went to see The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at the Troubadour Theatre in Wembley. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time from The National Theatre is an adaption of the popular novel and touches on Autism awareness and neurodiverse personalities...