School Play ‘Divided City’ – Summer Term 2015
In July, our students performed the play ‘Divided City’, written by Theresa Breslin, adapted by Martin Travers and performed with the permission of Knight Hall Agency Ltd.
The play is about a city divided by religion, race, wealth and…..football! Joe and Graham are from two different sides of the city but both want to play football for the same team – Glasgow City – but when Graham witnesses a violent attack on an asylum seeker called Katya, this changes everything as the two boys are drawn into keeping Katya’s secret and helping her and her friend Leanne. The play is set in Glasgow and has the sectarian divisions between the Catholic and Protestant communities there at its heart. As a cast we knew that telling the story of these divisions was important but we have also come to realise that the story of the city of Glasgow is the story of many cities, towns and communities across the world and that the story of how Graham, Joe, Katya and Leanne find their own way forward in a world divided by difference is also our story.
Parents’ Evening provides parents with a valuable opportunity to speak to teachers about their son/daughter’s progress. We would, therefore, ask that all parents attend. Students will be booking appointment times for their parents between 4.15pm and 7pm. If for particular reasons you are unable to attend, please contact the school to arrange an alternative time.
We are currently advertising for the following post:
- Exam Invigilator (Ref No. JOB/20/00099)
The closing date for the above post is Friday 31 January
The recruitment packs are available to view on Derbyshire County Council’s website.
Applications should be submitted via the DCC website by clicking the links above.
The Community Craft Club meets every Thursday from 6.00pm in the School dining room. The aim is to bring together people from the community who would like to share the enjoyment of crafting. They are currently undertaking a variety of craft projects which will lead to a sale for charity.
If you are interested in finding out more, please contact Bev Kershaw on 01246 273985 or by email: email@example.com.
Tuesday 4 February
Year 9 Parents Evening
Wednesday 12 February
Deadline for Year 9 Options Form
Thursday 13 February
Last Day of Term
Friday 14 February
Teacher Training Day
Monday 24 February
Students Return to School
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