Theatre Bristol Bulletin: 8th September 2016 (the back to school edition)
Very good class, you may be seated.
I’d like to take this opportunity to warmly welcome you all back to another academic year at the Theatre Bristol Academy Grammar Secondary High School, and remind you that there will be NO running in the corridors, kissing behind the bike sheds or smoking at the back of the drama department, no matter what Ms Eisler and Ms Bannon have been encouraging you to get up to over the last year.
This week’s bulletin is extremely busy, so please take out your pencil cases and timetables and let’s begin.
Firstly, we are looking for a responsible and mature student to take on the role of Head Prefect… ahem, excuse me, Centre Manager at The Island. Extra house points will also be allocated to students completing their homework using the free resources available for nine hours only on the ITC website at their open day next Tuesday.
Kerrie Avery-Burke in Year 9 has produced an excellent response to the assignment ‘What I want to do when I grow up’, imagining her future career as a theatre producer working on Blue Heart, a Caryl Churchill play at Tobacco Factory Theatres. You can read her essay here, though Kerrie – you might want to put in as much effort during science lessons as you do with your creative writing.
BIANCA BERTALOT! Please will you turn around and pay attention! Now is NOT the time for messing around! Class, I’m pleased to say that Bianca has lately been putting her inability to maintain a serious conversation to good use by launching a pre and after school Clown Club at the Southbank Centre. You may want to tell any younger siblings you have about this. Please see Bianca at break for more information. She doesn’t need any further distractions during class time.
The Headteacher has requested that Pobby and Dingan please report to Bristol Improv Theatre on Saturday 24th September at 3pm and 7.30pm to discuss their repeated mysterious vanishment. Children over the age of nine and adults may also be interested in attending in order to witness the sentencing of these two reprobates.
Lee and Phelim from Year 12 have started an interesting after-school club called ‘Devoted and Disgruntled’, scheduled to take place in the Passenger Shed mobile classrooms from 14th-16th January. Nice idea boys, but it’ll never catch on.
Other extra curricular activities this term include the Doing Things Differently festival. The Headteacher particularly recommends the two day workshop in forum theatre with Cardboard Citizens and State of the Nation, both of which will contribute towards any students who are taking their Duke of Edinburgh award this year. Letters to take home to parents are available from the office.
Finally, for your English homework this week, all students are requested to read the Theatre Bristol annual report, and submit a written response to Ms Keeler or Ms Scaffold by the end of the week, entitled ‘How do I love the(atre Bristol)? Let me count the ways…’
Ms C. Boot, Deputy Vice Assistant Administrator to the Headteacher of Theatre Bristol Academy Grammar Secondary High School.
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