Menu
Home Page

The Arts at Finchale 2021 - 2022

The children in Years 5 and 6 were invited to take part in A Right Royal Do. It was a celebration of the Queens Platinum Jubilee and links with the Commonwealth. The children enjoyed 5 weeks of tuition from Gospel singer April Olatunji, where they learnt about the history behind gospel singing and some songs. They spent the day at the Gala Theatre rehearsing their performance on stage. There were opportunities for the classes to take part in activities such as origami and yoga. The evening performance was a great success, with children from many schools showing the audience their skills in Bollywood dancing, African drumming and Steel pan drumming, before the finale of the gospel choir 'Voices of Virtue'.

Miss Timms and 8 pupils from Year 5/6 went to the Gala to see Durham University Palatinate Orchestra perform Scheherazade by Rimsky-Korsakov. They enjoyed listening to all of the different instruments and following the story within the music.

Well done to all our Y5 Brass pupils who have all earnt their Durham Music Service Stars.

Year 6 performed Harvest Samba as part of our Harvest celebrations.

Still image for this video

Year 5 performed Harvest Hymn as part of our Harvest celebrations.

Still image for this video

Year 4 performed 5 a Day as part of our Harvest celebrations.

Still image for this video

Year 3 performed Cauliflowers Fluffy as part of our Harvest celebrations

Still image for this video

Key Stage 2 had a fantastic visit from English Touring Opera who performed their opera about Lexi going on an adventure to save her town from horrible noises.

Top