Projects and collaborations

Projects and collaborations can be large or small, long-term or one off. All offer a clear benefit or value to the pupils involved. Whatever the nature and scope of activities, they only ever exist because a local need has been identified and there are dedicated and enthusiastic school leaders at the helm to make it work. Read more on what makes a successful partnershipIf you are thinking of setting up a new independent-state school partnership or building up an existing one, these Dos and Don’ts might help.

A selection of projects and partnerships involving independent schools and maintained schools or community groups can be found below.

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Pocklington School Pre-Prep perform Nativity to local nurseries and Pre-Schools

Pocklington School Pre-Prep invited fice local nursery and Pre-School providers to a performance of the Pre-School Nativity.  The providers were: Wolds Pre-School, Pocklington St John …

Partners

  • Pocklington School
  • St John's Pre-School
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Drama Projects

In Spring 2018, the department launches its most ambitious community project to date. A company of Harrovians from across the years will collaborate to devise an inventive, interactive piece of theatr …

Partners

  • Harrow School
  • Roxeth Primary School, Byron Hill Road, Harrow
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St Dunstan's School Joint Christmas Production

Millfield Sixth Form Drama pupils worked with St Dunstans pupils to devise a modern version of the Charles Dickens classic, A Christmas Carol. See a video about the initiative here     …

Partners

  • Millfield School
  • St Dunstan's School, Glastonbury
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KHVIII and Hill Farm Primary School - 'The Little Mermaid Junior'

KHVIII School worked closely with Hill Farm Primary School on their production of the Little Mermaid Junior. The Drama Department at KHVIII provided costumes, props and support for their production wh …

Partners

  • King Henry VIII School
  • Hill Farm Academy, Radford, Coventry
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TIE Tour

The Theatre in Education Tour offers our Year 10 girls the opportunity to create a piece of theatre for primary school children aimed mostly at Years 5 and 6. The work is usually based upon a style of …

Partners

  • Shrewsbury High School GDST
  • Oxon CofE Primary School, Bicton Heath, Shrewsbury
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Bishop Thomas Grant Streatham return to perform at the MCT at Alleyn's

Autumn saw pupils at Bishop Thomas Grant Secondary School in Streatham return to The MCT at Alleyn's, this year to rehearse and perform Joseph,The Musical.. …

Partners

  • Alleyn's School
  • Bishop Thomas Grant Catholic Secondary School, London
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Pupils at Harris Primary Academy East Dulwich perform at The MCT at Alleyn's

Pupils at Harris Primary Academy East Dulwich rehearsed and performed at the Alleyn's theatre over two days in July 2017. The production was an end-of-year performance showcasing a selection of s …

Partners

  • Alleyn's School
  • Harris Primary Academy East Dulwich, London
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Dulwich Hamlet Junior School hire Alleyn's theatre for end-of-term production 'Cracked'

Dulwich Hamlet Primary School, Dulwich hired the theatre at Alleyn’s for three days in July for rehearsals and performances of their end of term production, Cracked.   …

Partners

  • Alleyn's School
  • Dulwich Hamlet Junior School, London (1)
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Horniman Primary School perform at Alleyn's theatre in July 2017

In July 2017, Horniman Primary School returned to the MCT at Alleyn’s with their Year 6 pupils to rehearse and perform Alice the Musical. The pupils spent an intensive day in the theatre rehears …

Partners

  • Alleyn's School
  • Horniman Primary School, London
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Day of Dance 2013

Our local feeder schools were invited for a day of dance under the leadership of professional dancers. The event was broken into two sections: learn and rehearse with a final dance-off in the afterno …

Partners

  • Nottingham Girls' High School GDST
  • Bentinck Primary and Nursery School, Nottingham
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A Journey to China

A whole day of workshops run by the performing arts, based on the musical Mulan. Nash Mills, a long standing partner of AHS, joined us for a day of drama, music, dance and art. Twenty Year 5 attended …

Partners

  • Abbot's Hill School
  • Nash Mills Church of England Primary School, Nash Mills, Hemel Hempstead
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Sharing Resources/ Drama/ Costumes

Abbot's Hill School shared the extensive wardrobe of costumes they made for a production of the Lion King to Eastfield Primary School for their own production of the same play. …

Partners

  • Abbot's Hill School
  • Eastfield Primary School, Enfield
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Primary School Drama Initiative

The John Lyon Drama department and Sixth Form Drama students are working with a group of pupils from Norbury School to produce a performance piece for December 2017. …

Partners

  • The John Lyon School
  • Norbury School, Harrow
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A Location for 'Shed

We support The Theatre Shed through sharing our facilities for their weekly sessions and summer performances. We actively fundraise for 'Shed as part of our daily school routine and share expertise t …

Partners

  • The Beacon School
  • The Theatre Shed
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Theatre Performance Project

A number of local groups including a nursery, a community brass band, a local school and community choir utilise the school theatre at The Mall School for a variety of activities that range …

Partners

  • The Mall School
  • Building Blocks Nursery