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Henry V LIVE

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RSC 1On Thursday 19 November, Year 9 students were privileged to attend a screened production of Henry V. The production was streamed live from the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon.

"Henry V was written by William Shakespeare in 1599 and is based on real life events. The play revolves around the new young King making the decision to declare war on France.......

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The Two Gentlemen of Verona

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IMG 8241webOn Thursday 20 November, a group of students from 10T had the opportunity to watch a live performance via video link form the Royal Shakespeare Company - The Two Gentleman of Verona.

The Shakespearean play focuses on two best friends - Valentine and Proteus who after going on a trip to Milan for an adventure, end up falling in love with the same girl, Sylvia. However, Proteus has already shown his love for Julia at home in Verona. The play demonstrates friendship and the importance of forgiveness – as said by Pearl Chanda, who plays Julia.

Simon Godwin, associate director of the royal court, kept the play's authenticity by preserving the Shakespearian language whilst also setting the scene in the modern day.

There was a lot of humour, making it more entertaining than other plays. There was also a great storyline, meaning we were more engaged. Even though it was quite hard to understand the Shakespearian language, we still managed to keep up with the story.

In conclusion, The Two Gentleman of Verona, is a much underrated story that relates to younger and older audiences without being too overdramatic like a lot of other Shakespeare stories.

Article by: Erin, Nithasha, Sabrah and Chanel 10T

 

A Level Media @ Colfe's

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A Level Media @ Colfe's

MediaOn Wednesday 1 October, Year 11 GCSE students visited Colfe's as an Introduction to A Level Media Studies.

Students were given the opportunity to experience the type of work they will be doing in A Level in the future.  The day included a general overview of A Level Media, an introduction to theoretical analysis and a hands-on practical session in the studio. Future Colfe's scholars also had the opportunity to ask former Conisborough students about their studies at Colfe's.

Ms H. Jacobsen - Media Studies

Media Studies at Colfe's

 

Road Safety Week 2013

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On Monday 18 November, Conisborough College hosted the launch of Road Safety Week 2013, in conjunction with road safety charity BRAKE.

In the run up to Road Safety Week, Conisborough Media Studies students produced a road safety advert as part of the '2young2die' competition.

The competition criteria was that the advert had to be a powerful, hard-hitting campaign that was under a minute in length.

The focus of the advert was 'Distraction'

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