National Nutcracker

Woodcroft collaboration with the Royal Opera House

FollowingROH Logo last year’s successful partnership with The Unicorn Theatre Woodcroft is about to embark on another high profile arts collaboration; this time with The Royal Opera House.  Year 4 will take part in a special programme that celebrates the unique potential of creative dance to build physical skill and unlock imagination and creativity. ‘National Nutcracker’ provides high-quality creative dance classroom resources, designed to inspire imaginative thinking, build skills and enrich pupils’ and teachers’ experience of the art form.

The project also offers an exclusive insight into The Royal Ballet, one of the world’s greatest ballet companies, bringing the professional dance studio into the classroom via a series of short films. Year 4 will also have the opportunity to watch a live performance or cinema screening of The Nutcracker.

Goodbye Year 6

Leavers Balloons

IMG_9994 (2)We said a final goodbye to our Y6 pupils with a balloon release. The balloons from their Leavers Prom had an address card attached in the hope that they are found and returned from some exotic location.  Continue reading

Burnt Oak Festival – 17th September

Woodcroft Winning Poster Design

woodcroft poster winnerA Woodcroft pupil has had their poster selected as the official design for this year’s Burnt Oak Festival.

A competition was held to across Burnt Oak and Edgware schools this term, and for the second year running a Woodcroft pupil has won. The winning designer received a £15 WHSmith voucher and his design will be used throughout the festival.

Woodcroft, along with the other connectED schools, will be taking part in the festival parade and stage events on the 17th September. We hope to see lots of you there.

Click on the link to see the winning design:      Burnt Oak Festival Poster 2016

Year 6 Leavers Show Success

‘Watch This Space’

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Year 6 perform ‘Watch This Space’.

Year 6 performed a fabulous leavers show, entitled ‘Watch This Space’ to a packed audience of family and friends on Thursday night. This original production was written and recorded by two of our talented teachers, Mr Huckerby and Mr Guest. Continue reading

National Dance Success

Woodcroft at The Great Big Dance Off Finals

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Our key stage 2 dance club took to the stage at the Alexandra Theatre in Birmingham on Monday 11th July as part of The Great Big Dance Off finals, a national schools dance competition. Continue reading

Year 2 Drumming Concert

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Year 2 performed to an audience of family and friends on Monday 11th June. As part of Woodcroft’s commitment to providing an extended music curriculum they have had a weekly drumming workshops with Mr Shaverin from BEAT (Barnet Education Arts Trust). Continue reading