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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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
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New Views (young playwright program)

To teach the basics of playwrighting. …

Partners

  • Blackheath High School GDST
  • Highbury Fields School, London
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Heber Junior School Perform Bugsy Malone at Alleyn's Theatre

Heber Primary School, a local School in East Dulwich hired the theatre at Alleyn’s for two days in July to rehearse and perform their end of term show Bugsy Malone …

Partners

  • Alleyn's School
  • Heber Primary School, Lordship Lane, London
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School Production on Shakespeare's 'Much Ado About Nothing'

  Students in Years 9 to 13 from the Taunton School Drama department put on an amazing performance of the unique adaptation and thrilled the audience in the school theatre, over three consecutiv …

Partners

  • Taunton Senior School
  • Taunton School Drama Department
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Ardingly Drama group performing in 5 local primary schools

A cast of Ardingly College yr 10 and yr12 students devised and performed a piece of drama in 5 local primary schools over the period of one week. …

Partners

  • Ardingly College
  • Balcombe CofE Controlled Primary School, Balcombe, Haywards Heath
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Oldham Coliseum Theatre - Education Partners

Oldham Hulme Grammar School is the 'education partner' of the Oldham Coliseum Theatre. The two organisations support one another in a variety of ways, the partnership being of particular value to the …

Partners

  • Oldham Hulme Grammar Schools
  • Oldham Coliseum Theatre
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Play in a Day - Milverton

Learn a whole play in just one day!  And then perform it to your family and friends. Year 5 or Year 6 children take part in workshops where they have the chance to sing, dance and help writ …

Partners

  • Taunton Senior School
  • Milverton Community Primary School, Taunton
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Play in a Day - Kingston St Mary Primary

Learn a whole play in just one day!  And then perform it to your family and friends. Year 5 or Year 6 children take part in workshops where they have the chance to sing, dance and help writ …

Partners

  • Taunton Senior School
  • Kingston St Mary Church of England Primary School, Kingston St Mary, Taunton
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Play in a Day - Hambridge Primary

Learn a whole play in just one day!  And then perform it to your family and friends. Year 5 or Year 6 children take part in workshops where they have the chance to sing, dance and help writ …

Partners

  • Taunton Senior School
  • Hambridge Community Primary School, Langport (2)
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Play in a Day - Curry Mallet

Learn a whole play in just one day!  And then perform it to your family and friends. Year 5 or Year 6 children take part in workshops where they have the chance to sing, dance and help writ …

Partners

  • Taunton Senior School
  • Curry Mallet Church of England Primary School, Curry Mallet, Taunton
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Repton Evergreens entertained by Foremarke pupils

Foremarke pupils love to entertain!  Never more so than to the elderly residents of our local community.  The Repton Evergreens (our local over-60s club) regularly enjoy our drama production …

Partners

  • Foremarke Hall
  • The Repton Evergreens
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Care Home Residents attend Matinee of Blithe Spirit

Residents of Queens Elizabeth House attended The Grange School Theatre for a pre show luncheon and matinee of Blithe Spirit performed by pupils at The Grange senior School. …

Partners

  • The Grange School
  • Queen Elizabeth House
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Christmas Nativity at Ashford Cattle Market

This is a brilliant working together (for charity) involving our children, our musical input and singing combined with Brockhill's pupils (aged 13 - 17) who work with Brockhill's farm animals to bring …

Partners

  • Spring Grove Independent School
  • Brockhill Park Performing Arts College, Saltwood, Hythe
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Drama Outreach

Each year, a group of pupils work on a new play which they script, design and direct (under staff guidance) before taking it on tour to local schools (including Marshfields) for children with phy …

Partners

  • Oundle School
  • Marshfields School, Dogsthorpe, Peterborough
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Bishop Thomas Grant return to the MCT at Alleyn's to perform 'Little Shop of Horrors' (Bishop Thomas Grant Catholic Secondary School, London)

Bishop Thomas Grant returned to the MCT at Alleyn's to rehearse and perform 'Little Shop of Horrors'. The local school enjoyed full use of the theatre, its facilities and staff for one week durin …

Partners

  • Alleyn's School
  • Bishop Thomas Grant Catholic Secondary School, , London