Festival Fun at Netherhall SchoolThe Arts Festival
Summer is a time for festivals and Netherhall School got into the spirit on Thursday 15 June with its annual Arts Festival. Students from Year 7 to Sixth Form participated alongside a few of their teachers, showcasing a whole range of creative talent. Festival goers, including friends and family of the performers, flocked to the event and were served a feast of entertainment. Music of all genres drifted across the site from a variety of venues all evening; 6th form Media Studies and Drama students hosted special screenings of their own films; dancers strutted their stuff to the delight of the crowds; the Art and Photography Exhibition, as ever, proved a huge draw; and dramatic performances from “guerrilla” sketches to a promenade performance of Willy Russell’s “Our Day Out” provided further entertainment. With all good festivals, refreshment plays a prominent part, and this was no exception. The Hub BBQ did a roaring trade, and those with more refined tastes were treated to cakes at the Vintage Tea Room.
Mr Tooley, school principal, commented, “Many parents stopped me during the evening to say what a talented group of students we have and to say thank you for all the opportunities that are provided over and above the curriculum.”