Highlights of the Week:
- Acoustic Night on Sunday proved incredibly popular with a host of pupils playing music which they had written. An amazing array on talent was on display.
- The Scholars’ Music Recital on Thursday Evening was a real treat with an energetic Piano Sonata by Prokofiev, and a range of singing, trumpet, violin, saxophone and clarinet.
- Art Department open evening on Wednesday attracted an appreciative audience with some vibrant Y10 and 11 artwork on display. Do pop in and have a look if you didn’t make it on Wednesday.
- Junior Bowden Society met earlier in the week and the House quiz has proved competitive. Onwards to the next rounds!
Childnet – Protecting Children on the Internet
On Tuesday 28 November the Prep School are hosting Childnet, who are leading experts on protecting children on the internet. Please follow this link for further detail about what they do. Senior School parents are most welcome to attend.
Tuesday 28 November: 6.00 – 7.00pm in the Centenary Hall
SCHOOL PLAY – BEGGAR’S OPERA
BACON THEATRE: Thursday 30 November & Friday 1 December at 7.30pm
We warmly welcome your support. There are a few tickets remaining, please do act quickly if you would like to see this production. Originally set in the criminal London underworld of 1728, the piece was highly inventive in setting popular tunes and ditties of the day to new words. And so, the thieves, pickpockets, murderers and strumpets in the piece would suddenly stop and sing a few lines – and so perhaps the first musical was born. The piece is also famous for being updated by Brecht as The Threepenny Opera – most of you will know Mack the Knife…
Please do not contact the Drama Department for tickets – contact the Box Office.
We look forward to welcoming you and hope you will be able to attend to support our talented young actors.
Advent Concert – Friday 8 December, 7.30pm: Bacon Theatre
Parents and friends are very welcome to attend the Advent Music Concert as we start the School’s Christmas season. Tickets will not be needed on this occasion.
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Art Series Episode 5 – Narcissism
GCSE artist, Pollyanna Harris, talks about her piece “Nature’s Narcissus”. The piece is based on the Greek myth of Narcissus and Echo and represents narcissism in humanity. Pollyanna believes in the equality of all living things and this is beautifully captured in her sculpture.
Easter Revision Course
Dean Close will be holding our Easter Revision Course again in April 2018. The course invitation is extended to all GCSE and A Level pupils wishing to concentrate on two or one subject, respectively, during the course. Places are available on a residential or non-residential basis. For further course related information, please go onto our website to download the course brochure: www.deanclose.org.uk/courses
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