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The Richard Pate School, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

High School Musical

Performing Arts

The performing arts have a high profile giving children the opportunity to experience aspects of dance and drama.

Dance is taught throughout the school and extra peripatetic ballet and modern dance lessons are available.

Drama is taught as a curriculum subject to all juniors, encouraging children to develop a range of dramatic activities including mime, improvisation, public speaking and performing skills whilst gaining self-confidence and building self-esteem. During their time at the school, children are given the opportunity to participate in whole year group productions culminating in a year 6 musical or play.


“Excellent relationships between staff and pupils encourage high levels of interest as well as good motivation.”

ISI Inspection Report

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