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Greasing the Skids

Overview A performance by the theatre or music group is often a highlight in the school calendar. But for those responsible for organising and co-ordinating such an event it is a huge undertaking. Cancelled rehearsals due to no-shows, finding rehearsal rooms and informing the cast of changing dates, times and locations for practices are the  Full Article…



PROJECT Curricular Areas: Rehearsing and Performing. Learning Opportunities & Skills: This unit shows how e-learning platforms can be used to make the whole process of preparing a concert or theatrical performance much easier. Students also begin to learn about the practical and every-day use that can be made of applications previously thought of as places to  Full Article…


Learning Gangnam Style in Ysgol Gyfun Gartholwg

I’ve been meaning to share this video for ages, I think it’s brilliant and it showcases what kids can do.  The video is in Welsh (because it’s a Welsh medium school) and the title ‘Atalnodi’ means punctuation.  It stresses the importance of good punctuation and gives some of the basic rules, including some peculiarly Welsh  Full Article…


Bustin’ Moves!

11yrs+ Overview: Getting boys to willingly participate in dance lessons is a perennial problem for many teachers! Here, we’ve used a combination of fun software, appealing video clips and lesson objectives to try and meet the issue head-on. Description: It is assumed that learners will have SOME knowledge of basic dance elements e.g. composition, special  Full Article…