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  • Students Perform Othello at the Z-Arts Theatre

    15th November 2018
    On Thursday 8th November Melland High School took part in the Shakespeare School Festival at Z-Arts Centre alongside Stanley Grove, Rushbrook and Cedar Mount. The event was a huge success with 12 students with a range of...More
  • KS5 The Festival of the Animals project

    1st November 2018
    Throughout this term one of our KS5 groups, Learner Group 4, have been working together to produce a piece of creative music. Each week the group have been accessing and using the wonderful array of resources and...More
  • Shakespeare Schools Festival Workshop

    2nd October 2018
    On Tuesday morning this week Melland High School students joined Stanley Grove in an amazing Shakespeare School Festival workshop. Both schools travelled to Z-Arts Centre where their performances will take place to...More
  • Barbican Box Performance at Home

    6th September 2018
    Through the Barbican Box project Melland High Drama Group have had the opportunity to work with professional actors and the technical wizards at Home Theatre Manchester.  Barbican box is an innovative project promoting...More
  • MELLAND PUPILS TAKE ON SHAKESPEARE’S “THE TEMPEST”…….AND NAIL IT!

    11th December 2017
    On Tuesday 12th December, at 10am, a group of Melland Drama students will be performing a musical version of Shakespeare’s “The Tempest”, complete with Christmas songs! It will be a rare chance to see the timeless...More
  • Parent/Carer Christmas Fair – Podcast

    1st December 2017
    https://youtu.be/4ZXVsmGiKXs LG3 & 4 have been working on the skills needed to create a podcast this half term. They have used the internet to research and created PowerPoints on the specified areas. They have used...More
  • Roald Dahl – Danny the Champion of the World

    15th June 2017
    This week students have been studying an extract from Roald Dahl’s ‘Danny the Champion of the World’. Students learnt about poaching and why the thought it was illegal. They have also been writing lists and methods of...More
  • Roald Dahl – BFG

    12th June 2017
    English group 4O have continued to explore Roald Dahl, this time taking a look at a fan favourite The BFG. Students looked at dreams and aspirations and how The BFG could mix up a dream for them. By using the school...More
  • Roald Dahl – The Twits

    12th June 2017
    Last week students in 4O were looking at Roald Dahl’s ‘The Twits’. The focus this week was on metaphors and similes. In the chapter ‘Dirty Beards’ Mr Twits beard is described as a ‘hairy jungle’. Students...More
  • Roald Dahl – Matilda

    5th June 2017
    3E continued their Roald Dahl project last week exploring a new book ‘Matilda’. A lot of the student were familiar with this book as they had seen the film or read it at home. The students focused on sequencing speech...More