Thank you for that tweet; we couldn’t agree more. Tonight’s performance was unbelievable! Well done to Mrs Beasley, Mr Heatley and all the cast, orchestra and crew.
The show involves students from every school year, and tells the story of Joe Casey, who in a fateful ‘sliding doors’ moment abandons Sarah, the love of his life, to flee from the police. What subsequently happens to him is compared to what might have been, as ‘Good Joe’ and ‘Bad Joe’ vie for the affections of Sarah. These performances would not go amiss on a West End stage.
Congratulations to Amanda, year 10, who was runner-up in the Rotary Young Chef competition on February 5th. All the contestants were praised for the high standard of work produced and the competition was intense.
Well done Amanda on getting this far – we will certainly be dropping in on one of your GCSE catering lessons soon!
On February 2nd, our year 10 students enjoyed the webcast of “The Cosmic Classroom” from the International Space Station with British astronaut Tim Peake.
The lesson was an hour long and Tim taught students about microgravity, the physiological effects of space flight and what space food really smells and tastes like. He also demonstrated dissolving fizzing vitamin tablet in a floating sphere of water – it was extremely cool!
A Sackville team has won the Charlton Chase Elite Night Navigation Race for the third year running.
That trophy will be staying at Sackville for another year!
The U13 Girls’ Football team are now North & Mid Sussex Area Champions having won a football tournament held at The Weald on Thursday 28 January.
Congratulations to the team!
Year 11 BTEC Dance and Performing Arts students brought the house down with their showcase on January 27th. The students performed dance and musical theatre pieces they had directed, devised or interpreted themselves. It was a fitting end to three years of effort and the reaction of the students at the finale showed what a close-knit group they have become.
Musical pieces included interpretations of singles from each of the last five decades as a grandfather and grandmother looked back over their lives with their family, and a fantastic interpretation of Cell Block Tango from Chicago. Student-choreographed dance pieces explored the themes of migration, gender equality, love and loss.
In the picture the students are performing Seasons of Love, from the musical Rent.
Well done to everyone – an evening to remember!
You can find our term dates for next academic year, 2016-7, here. Please note that next year the holiday dates for Sackville and other West Sussex schools are not always the same as those for Surrey, East Sussex and Kent.