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The final update and photographs from the French Trip 2019 have now been added to the news and events section!

Steel Band Visit

As part of our International Arts week, the children enjoyed a demonstration of steel drums by "Irie Steelpans" playing during an assembly for the whole school which involved the children singing and dancing in a carnival atmosphere. The characteristic sound of the drums delighted the attentive audience and actually playing the drums was a wonderful experience for members of the upper school who experienced a series of workshops in their classes during the rest of the day. A great experience for the children to further their understanding of playing chords and melody and also to appreciate a different type of instrument, perhaps not commonly seen in schools! It was fascinating to find out how the steelpans are made and the history of their development in the Caribbean.
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