Anthology – Collection of the best poetry, writings or pieces of music.
ANTHOLOGY comes from two Ancient Greek words: anthos – a flower, blossom logia – a collection It literally means ‘a collection of flowers’ – but of course it’s used metaphorically. We speak in English of the ‘flower’ of youth, meaning ‘the best’, and of ideas ‘blossoming’, or a plan coming to ‘fruition’. Our language is so full of metaphors referring to nature and plants that we hardly notice them any more – look out for them!
Well done to the following Year 8 Girls who took part in the Year 8 UniHoc tournament at Holyhead School on Wednesday 15th October; Miza Nsuenga, Anam Mir, Nikiya Decordova, Sarish Ali, Anisa Kauser, Samaher Ali and Amila Rani. The girls performed exceptionally well and demonstrated great teamwork and determination to finish off as overall runners up in the competition.
On Wednesday 15th October, year 11 Drama students visited the Birmingham Hippodrome theatre to see the amazing musical ‘BLOOD BROTHERS’. While there, we also had the opportunity to meet and talk with one of the stars of the show – Danielle Corlass (Linda).
This was followed up on Thursday, with both year 11 and year 10 Drama and Music students participating in a workshop lead by Michael Southern (Sammy in the West End production) and an amazing Q&A opportunity with international singing star (and currently playing Mrs Johnstone) Maureen Nolan.
This has been an incredible two-day experience, which everyone (staff and pupils) really enjoyed. Our huge thanks to Michael and to Danielle and Ms. Nolan for giving up their time to meet our students – and good look with the rest of the tour on this incredible production.