AX Jnrs were invited to the Big Dance at the Queen’s Theatre to perform their winning choreography ‘Burst’ and be part of learning, creating and performing Akram Khan’s choreography. The Akram Khan choreography is being shared worldwide as a celebration of the Big Dance Pledge performance day, Friday 20th May.  There are 44 countries involved…

Mrs Underwood and a number of Abbs Cross musicians from year 7 and 8 led the joint rehearsal for the Junior Music Festival which took place at Benhurst Primary on the morning of Weds 18th May. The rehearsal was a huge success seeing over 200 students from over 6 different schools taking part and singing…

Abbs Cross Pupils Complete RFU Coaching and Officiating Awards 37 Abbs Cross pupils have completed RFU Rugby Ready and Refereeing Level 1 courses. Boys and girls in Year 10 and 11 have developed excellent leadership skills and have become role models for their younger peers during rugby sessions.. Abbs Cross have seen excellent performances in…

AX Jnrs have been preparing their two performance numbers for the Big Dance on Friday 20th May.  The 15 students have been rehearsing Proud Mary and Rather Be, ensuring that the quality is high and the stardards are maintained.  All students are looking forward to the outdoor event at the Queen’s Theatre where they will…

Congratulations to year 11 Drama students who performed their final devised pieces for their GCSE practical exam this week. After months and weeks of coming in at lunchtimes, before school and after school to rehearse, all students performed to a high standard and should be really proud of their achievements.  Well done to all year…

Date: Tuesday 19th April 2016 Audience Winner: No Girls Allowed Judges Winner: Truth in a Cliché Battle of the Bands is an event in which multiple bands compete over the night. The bands sing songs of their choice in their bid to win the winners trophy. The Battle of the Bands event has a judges’…

The Havering District Swimming Galas took place on Tuesday 26th April and Wednesday 27th April 2016 at Coopers Coburn School. Abbs Cross entered teams in every age group for boys and girls and our pupils swam extremely well and behaved impeccably.  Congratulations to Elsie Wilsmore in year 7 and Aaron Wilson in year 9 who…

The English department were fortunate to secure tickets for Year 11 students to visit the Cambridge Arts Theatre in Cambridge on the 14th of April in order to watch a new stage production of John Steinbeck’s ‘Of Mice and Men’.  The experience afforded students an invaluable opportunity to revise their knowledge of both character and…