As part of our essential knowledge programme, every student in Year 8 studies the LAMDA Grade 2 Speaking Verse and Prose course. During these lessons, students focus on developing their ability to speak in front of an audience with correct posture, pace, projection and diction. As part of the course, all students build up to the final exam by performing in pairs and small groups in front of the class and then finally performing to one of our School Governors. Those students who wish to enter for the officially recognised exam then perform in front of a visiting LAMDA examiner. Students are required to perform from memory, a poem and a section of prose from a book of their choice.
20 Year 8 students took their LAMDA Grade 2 Speaking Verse and Prose exams at the end of the Summer term and returned to school in September to hear some fantastic news! Every single student passed with the vast majority gaining a distinction. An incredible achievement!
We are extremely proud of all of the students who took the exam. Well done!