The Drama Department from Francis Holland runs a joint Shakespeare project with Kingsbury Green

Partner: Kingsbury Green Primary School, Kingsbury, London
Partner type: Maintained School
Project category: Academic

In June 2019, thirty pupils from Kingsbury Green Primary School were invited to Francis Holland School to design and paint butterflies and masks for use in A Midsummer's Night's Dream.

Aims of the project

The partnership project is intended to afford specialist prop-making and artistic expertise to the pupils from Kingsbury. The painted props will be used by pupils from both schools in their Shakespeare productions. Lighting and technical skills have been developed too.

Background and goals

The partnership is based on a link established by the Head of Drama.

Resources

Paint and material. Teacher time. Pupil time.

Impact

Qualitative. The props will be used later in the term and will delight both parents and children.

Pupil involvement

Year 8 and 9 girls from Francis Holland and Year 5 pupils at Kingsbury.

Frequency and duration

A one-off which is hoped to be repeated in the future.