Expressive Arts

Mr N Tait  (Curriculum Leader)

Faculty News: Expressive Arts

Published: 30 April 2020

As part of National Theatre at Home, you can watch both versions of Frankenstein on the National Theatre’s YouTube channel; Benedict Cumberbatch performing as the Creature from 30 April and Jonny Lee Miller performing as the Creature from 1 May. Benedict Cumberbatch recorded a special introduction to it yesterday . . .

Published: 24 April 2020

As a pupil body at Knox Academy we wondered what we could do to reach out to our local community, let them know that we are thinking of them and hopefully bring a smile to faces during this difficult time.

Music is a universal language and good for our health (physical and mental). We really enjoy playing it, so we decided to put our musical talents to good use and put together some performances for your enjoyment.

We want to make this music available to as many as people as possible, but in particular those who may be isolated or in hospital and care homes. We would also like to dedicate it to everyone in our community serving in frontline and essential services – we are in awe of what you are doing and truly grateful for the sacrifices you are making to help us all....

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Published: 21 April 2020

Watch Treasure Island, Robert Louis Stevenson's classic adventure HERE, brought to life on stage and filmed live at London's National Theatre. It's a dark and stormy night. The stars are out. Jim, the inn-keeper's granddaughter, opens the door to a terrifying stranger. At the old sailor's feet sits a huge sea-chest, full of secrets. Jim invites him in – and her dangerous voyage begins. Treasure Island, adapted by Bryony Lavery and directed by Polly Findlay, is streaming for free on demand until 23 April. Perfect for families with children aged 10+.w

Published: 02 April 2020

Watch the premiere of brilliant James Corden in One Man, Two Guvnors tonight at 7pm. Available for seven days here

Published: 01 April 2020

As a family (adult required) try this challenge to RE-USE a plastic bottle and make a new product. 

The Plastic Bottle Challenge (PDF)