Don't miss a story sign up to the North Devon Gazette's FREE daily newsletter CLICK HERE

‘Fantastic’ showstopper from Ilfracombe pupils

09:39 27 April 2014

Monstrous fun for Ilfarcombe pupils during two public shows at the Landmark.

Monstrous fun for Ilfarcombe pupils during two public shows at the Landmark.

Archant

The entire Ilfracombe Church of England Junior School takes to the stage for two public shows at the Landmark.

Lining up on stage at the Landmark for pupils from Ilfracombe Junior School.Lining up on stage at the Landmark for pupils from Ilfracombe Junior School.

THE ‘full cast’ of Ilfracombe Junior School has taken to the stage at the Landmark Theatre for an imaginative and creative performance.

Lighting up Learning saw almost every pupil – some 470 in all – take part in a production to showcase all of the very best in music and performance at the school.

It is the third performance of the whole school at the theatre and the audiences at two very different shows were trearted to unusual fairy tales with a modern twist, robot invasions and Iron Man compositions, plus ‘Horrible Histories’ about the Romans and feasting at a ‘Roman Come Dine With Me’, as well as some inspiring musical and dramatic pieces about the plight of the rainforests.

“Music is at the heart of everything we do at our school,” said teacher Maggie Foster.

Music was a strong part of the two shows.Music was a strong part of the two shows.

“We offer two performances – one for Years 3 and 4, and another for Years 5 and 6, as both are completely sold out to parents and members of our wider community. There is such a buzz of excitement right across the whole school as the day for performing gets nearer.”

Ron Ley of One Ilfracombe said the occasion had been ‘fantastic’: “I have never seen learning undertaken in such an imaginative way before. The children performed with confidence and commitment sprinkled with humour all adding to the professionalism of the event.”

Rosie, a Year 6 pupil added “I loved hearing all of the parents clapping and cheering for us!” and Max from Year 4 said, “my magic moment was singing The Friendly Robot all together.”

Horrible histories with the Romans...Horrible histories with the Romans...

Other Entertainment Stories

12:33
Catch Fuse ODG at Croyde this June

Main support slots have been announced, with some big acts on the bill.

Read more
Wed, 09:56
February half term in North Devon.

Need some inspiration to keep the children occupied this half term (February 13-21)? Here are our seven top picks to keep you busy in North Devon...

Read more
Sunday, February 7, 2016
The Slave of the Ring (Asha Cartmell) and Aladdin (Elizabeth Hayton). Picture: Julie Wicks Photography

Magical lamp mayhem with Aladdin from Thursday to Saturday, February 18-20

Read more
Friday, February 5, 2016
Don't miss the music, entertainment and antics of the LeperFest at Taddiport in Torrington on Saturday, February 1.

Don’t miss the big parade of lepers plus live music at taddiport this Saturday (February 6) from 8.30pm

Read more
Friday, February 5, 2016

Events from 04/02/16 to 10/02/16

Read more
Friday, February 5, 2016
KT Tunstall will headline GoldCoast Oceanfest on Sunday, June 19

Big names announced for this year’s GoldCoast Oceanfest at Croyde from June 17-19.

Read more
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Dick Whittington, played by Lucy Bowser and Cat, played by Connor Gould.

Catch Dick Whittington at Kingsley Hall from Friday to Sunday, January 29-31 and Feb 5-7

Read more
Wednesday, January 27, 2016

North Devon events from 28/01/16 to 03/02/16

Read more
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Join Gein's Family Giftshop in Torrington. Picture: Drew Forsyth

Top sketch show at The Plough Arts Centre on Saturday, February 6

Read more

Most Read Entertainment

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 6°C

min temp: 4°C

Great British Life

Great British Life

Useful Links

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
North Devon Football League
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the North Devon Gazette e-edition E-edition
HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Local business directory

North Devon's trusted business finder

Find planning applications