Every year, pupils from all years perform in front of an audience as part of our Perse Voice. Public speaking is a valuable skill hence it is important for pupils to develop confidence and maturity at an appropriate level to hone their skills. Pupils perform as part of classes, with a partner, or solo in a mix of forms including poetry recital, speech-writing and making, and drama. Opportunities like these manifest the school’s commitment to a curriculum of Breadth and Balance. One which provides opportunities for all to discover their talents and develop them.
Congratulations to all, and especially the eventual Year 6 winners Roger Kasmara and Paulina Arfeuillere who spoke on the subject of Zoos and Homework; in Year 5, to Rishi Lecolley who performed his own creation entitled ‘My Finger’ and Swara Kelkar who recited ‘Life Doesn’t Frighten Me’ by Maya Angelou; in Year 4, to Isabelle Voon with ‘Walking My Iguana’ by Brian Moses and Ayaan Tanveer with Blake’s ‘The Tyger’; and in Year 2, congratulations to Thomas, William, Rachel and April who improvised a speech on a random topic.