The Woman in Black, Fortune Theatre, Thursday 23rd February 2017 On Thursday 23rd February, eleven Year 10 Drama students attended a workshop and matinee performance of Susan Hill’s ‘The Woman in Black’, at the Fortune Theatre.  The workshop, was led by theatre professionals and the students were led onto the actual set to explore and…

The Crucible, Queens Theatre, Wednesday 22nd February 2017 On Wednesday 22nd February, Year 10 GCSE Drama students attended a creative master class and evening performance of Arthur Miller’s ‘The Crucible’, at the Queens Theatre. During the master class the students worked with director Douglas Rintoul covering performance and direction elements and then worked alongside a…

Fame, Thorndon Hall, 6th, 7th, 8th February 2017. Abbs Cross Academy and Arts College is pleased to announce that our school production of ‘Fame’ was a resounding success. The cast impressed audiences in a matinee performance for local primary schools, followed by three spectacular evening performances. Every night both cast and crew earned standing ovations…

On Friday 24th February a group of Year 11 Students accompanied by Mrs Moore and Mr O’Shea had the opportunity to visit the London School of Economics to get a sense of life as a University Student in London. We had the opportunity to find out information about the application process, accommodation and facilities. When…

On Sunday February 12th 22 students and 3 members of staff gathered at 5am to set off on the adventure of a trip to Russia.  Snowy UK weather had prepared the group for the journey and the flight o St Petersburg went quickly with the students having the opportunity to meet Igor, the St Petersburg…

It was an early start on Wednesday 8th March.  The coach picked up 16 tired AX Jnrs (and a tired Miss Monaghan and Mr Mason), taking them to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park’s stadium – The Copper Box Arena. AX Jnrs won the regional competition, held at Abbs Cross Academy in January, winning the title…

Thirty-six year 10 and year 11 students took to the stage, in front of an audience, performing examination and assessment pieces.  Choreographies included solos, groups and trios, props, tricks and plenty of emotion.  Students wowed the audiences, dancing multiple styles, showing expertise, professionalism and enthusiasm on stage.  Some conquering fear and some gaining pride and…

Within the month of February our students took part in the following activities:- Students in Years 7-11 received PSCHE lessons on the topics of ‘The Holocaust’, ‘Show Racism the Red Card’ and ‘Diversity – LGBT History Month’. Yr 9 students received their vaccinations for Revaxis & Meningitis Students in all year groups took part in…