Top Class Success

Well, it’s a rare moment when a Drama teacher is left almost speechless! The past few days have brought me great joy as I discovered some of my 2005 Year 12 Drama students received a letter in the mail they were eagerly hoping to receive. Each year, the Victorian Curriculum Assessment Authority (VCAA) has a…

Commonwealth Games

Sorry about the lack of posts this week. It’s been pretty hectic at school arriving at the end of a shortened academic term due to the XVIII Commonwealth Games being held in Melbourne over the next couple of weeks. On that note, I am sure the opening ceremony next Wednesday evening 15th March will be…

Fawlty Towers

Fawlty Towers

Some comedy television series are almost timeless, aren’t they? It always seems to amaze me how each year Rowan Atkinson and his character Mr Bean appeal again and again to a new group of students. In the past, I’ve watched Mr Bean with students for fun on days when I had to babysit, with younger…

Ball Up

Ever played ‘Ball Up’ with a Drama class? It is the simplest of warm up activities and yet so much fun. So today we played Ball Up for a while in Year 12 Drama. Now the rules of this activity are extremely complex, so I’ll go through them slowly. 1. Pass a (largish) ball randomly…