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.”
Do the Maths! Year 10 students Libby, Evie, Jess and Cali took up the Alton School Maths Challenge this week. Working with four future Eggar's students from Bentley School, they tackled three rounds of very difficult problem-solving maths. They were fantastic ambassadors https://t.co/onVvrb3qcJ 10:18 PM - 25 Jun 2022
It's Fri-YAY and we're celebrating Matt D and his performance at the National Schools Biathle last weekend. He was placed 2nd in the Year 7 Boys race. (Biathle is an event that can involve a runswimrun course, or simply a swimrun course). #SoundsExhausting #GoMattGo https://t.co/pIe7RXQUpa 6:00 PM - 24 Jun 2022
All rounders! Year 9/10 girls continued their strong rounders season yesterday with a 9.5 to 8 win against Alton School. The team were led to victory by Gemma (Batter of the game) and Charlotte (Fielder of the game). #WeAreEggars #GreenArmy https://t.co/nJ2EQkRBBx 3:38 PM - 23 Jun 2022