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National Youth Theatre Auditions at SJF on Saturday, 10am-5pm

14 Mar 2019 | Posted In Drama

Students MUST have registered online in advance on the National Youth Theatre website, and they need to have prepared a monologue of no more than 3 minutes to a high standard, which is in their own accent. Students need to bring lunch and wear comfortable clothes.  The morning from 10-1pm will be a group workshop, and students will have an afternoon slot from 2-5pm. Students cannot audition if they have not registered, and they must ensure they are confident and well prepared with their monologue.

Year 10 Drama Students Trailer Competition

08 Feb 2019 | Posted In Drama

Well done to the Y10 students on winning this competition. Click on the header to view it.


07 Feb 2019 | Posted In Drama

SJF Drama Dept are holding NYT auditions. Click on the header for full details.

Drama Student Trip to York Grand Opera House

06 Feb 2019 | Posted In Drama

Just a reminder that the Drama trip to “The Comedy about a Bank Robbery” is tonight, for all Year 11 Drama students, and some Y10 and Y13 Drama students.  The coach will depart SJF at 6pm, and return at approximately 10.40pm.  Any students who wish to be collected from York Grand Opera House at 10pm must have this confirmed in writing.

Y7 Student Writes a Brilliant Theatre Review

06 Feb 2019 | Posted In Drama

Click on the header for the full review.

Y12 Performing Arts Students

24 Jan 2019 | Posted In Dance, Drama

Congratulations to our very talented Year 12 Performing Arts students from St Aidan’s and St John Fisher on their performance exam.

House Competition Shrek Winner

23 Jan 2019 | Posted In Drama

Before Christmas, the Drama Department ran a House competition for Y7 and 8 students to write a theatre review of Shrek The Musical, the KS3 Drama trip. We are pleased to announce that the winner was EMILY BEDDIS of 7H who wrote a great review! We loved Emily’s snappy title, attention to detail and great presentation. Please see the photo for Emily’s theatre review of Shrek, which has also been displayed on the Drama Notice Board in the Keelan Centre

KS3 Summer Musical Announcement

21 Dec 2018 | Posted In Dance, Drama

Mrs Staunton and Miss Murphy were thrilled to announce the Key Stage Three Summer Musical this year will be… Peter Pan!! All students in Year 7 and 8 are welcome to take part, auditions are only for those students wishing to take a principle role or be a principle dancer. Auditions will be in January – ensure you have seen Mrs Staunton for details of what to prepare and that you have signed up for an audition slot! Merry Christmas!

KS3 Exciting Summer Show Announcement

19 Dec 2018 | Posted In Dance, Drama

Drama Department Trips for 2019

11 Dec 2018 | Posted In Drama

The Comedy About a Bank Robbery – York Opera House, 6th February 2019 and Noughts and Crosses – York Theatre Royal, 2nd April 2019. Click on the header for full details.