This year Oakhill entered 14 solo students in the Blackburn Festival of Speech, Music and Drama for Verse Speaking, Acting, Bible Reading and Prepared Prose competitions. The festival is open to all drama schools and schools across the country. All the marks were outstanding, with every student gaining a mark of 80 or above! We also entered year 3-4 and years 5-6 for the Choral Speaking competitions both groups came first in their age category as well!
These are the results of the children who took part in solo competitions and gained a placing of 1st, 2nd or 3rd in the competitions:
Abigail, Year 6 achieved 2nd place for 12 years and under Acting
Nellie, Year 4 achieved 1st place for 8 years and under Verse Speaking
Lilly- Ella, Year 4 achieved 2nd for 9 years and under Acting and 2nd for 8 years and under Verse Speaking
Isabella, Year 1 achieved 2nd place for 6 years and under Verse Speaking
Lottie, Year 2 achieved 1st place for 7 years and under Verse Speaking
Harry, Year 2 achieved 2nd place for 7 years and under Verse Speaking
Ruby, Year 6 achieved 3rd place for 11 years and under Verse Speaking
Years 3-4 and 5-6 also entered the Group Choral Speaking competitions and both gained 1st places.
Years 3-4 1st place for 9 years and under Group Choral Speaking:
Edward, Lilly- Ella, Mairead, Nellie, Zara, Imogen, Savannah, Rocco, Noah, Roman, Monty, Taylor, James, Zakary, Olivia and Georgia.
Years 5- 6 1st place for 12 years and under Group Choral Speaking:
Ruby, Abigail, Matthew, Harrison, Sorcha, Thomas, Arran, Thomas, Maisie, Ruairi, Darcy, Eve, Paige and Mia.
Well done to everyone who took part.