Year 9 inspirational trip to the Globe
At the end of the Summer Term, Year 9 students had the opportunity to visit the Globe Theatre, London. The Globe as we know it today, stands a few hundred yards from its original site. The rebuilding of this iconic building stems from the founding of the Shakespeare's Globe Trust by the pioneering American actor and director Sam Wanamaker.
For our students, the day involved a tour of the theatre and participation in active workshops.
Here is Greg Carter and Tom Stratton-Brown’s roundup of their visit.
“On July 18 half of Year 9 went to the Globe theatre with the other half visiting the following day. We started off the day with a tour of the Globe and got the chance to see their actors rehearsing and also listened to lots of interest facts.
Afterwards we got involved in a workshop on how Shakespeare uses language. There were acting games which were used as part of a play. Before we had to return back to school there was time to sit in the sun by the Thames to eat our lunch.”
And this year's cup winners were Monty House! Go Monty! The cheers could be heard throughout the school, probably throughout Hampshire And if you're Spenser or Austen.... it all starts again in September. #WeAreEggars https://t.co/11g4SYM8Hi 10:47 AM - 23 Jul 2021
Some of our talented musicians were able to play to their parents and carers in a Summer Showcase on Monday evening. Here's a mini taster of our band and their amazing musical talent! #WeAreEggars https://t.co/3wIeXrP16D 6:47 AM - 22 Jul 2021