Robin Hood Comes to St Margaret's Calne

Talented pupils had the chance to show off their acting, singing and dancing skills when a professional theatre company turned their Calne school into Sherwood Forest.

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Children in classes from Kindergarten to Year 6 at St Margaret's Prep School enjoyed the thrills and spills of the legend of Robin Hood with Image Musical Theatre.

The morning was spent in workshops preparing for the afternoon's big production. A spokesman for the theatre group, which is taking part in a nationwide tour of schools, said: "Robin Hood was on a mission, but the wicked Sheriff of Nottingham was desperate to stop him. Children at St Margaret's joined in a sing along and helped Robin and his band of swashbuckling merry team rob the rich to feed the poor. Along the way they had to undertake quests and go on many adventures to stop the Sheriff’s dastardly plan."

St Margaret's Headmaster Luke Bromwich said: "It was such a fun session for all the children and a great way to bring us all together in a celebration of Performing Arts in the school.”



About St Margaret's Preparatory School

St Margaret's Prep is an independent day school for boys and girls aged 3-11 which was established in 1873.  We moved to our current premises in 1940 and have gradually grown to what we are today – a happy and vibrant school of 200 pupils with broadly equal numbers of boys and girls. We provide a happy and purposeful environment for all children to explore within a friendly, caring community.  Our main aim is for our pupils to be inspired, not be afraid to take risks and above all, have fun and enjoy learning.

 

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