Trailblazing at Gateway

As part of the Trailbazer project running across the whole GLC various events have taken place at the The Gateway Academy this half term.

 

Trestle Theatre Company-  Drama

 

Drama students had the exciting opportunity of visiting Thameside Theatre in Grays to watch the Trestle Theatre company perform Rachel. Pupils witnessed this physical theatre company performing a new performance and education project about the life of Mrs Rachel Levy. She was a Holocaust survivor, whose story highlights the very essence of the human instinct to survive when there is no choice.

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Design Challenge Year 10 Art

Over the last term, Year 10 art and design students have been developing their design skills to create a set design for a production on stage. Working with the world class Royal Opera House production team, children have had the opportunity to learn how to design and create a set ready to be built for performance. Children have had to work from a director's brief, create a design portfolio to show their processes. They will share their learning with Year 5 pupils from our primary schools in the Spring term.

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