Upcoming Performance Events!

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The remaining few weeks of this year are as busy as ever for the Performance team with lots of opportunities for students to be involved and for friends and family to see them perform: 25th June – Portsmouth Music Festival at the Guildhall Portsmouth 28th June – “You Speak” The Big Debate Competition 3rd July […]

FAME – 1st to 3rd April 2019

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The School Production of FAME takes place from 1st April to the 3rd April at 7pm in the Drama Studio. Tickets are £5 for adults and £4 for children. Tickets will be available directly from the School Bank from Wednesday 20th March at both break times. It promises to be a great show so get […]

Admiral Lord Nelson School at Soundsational

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On Wednesday 13th March the cast from this year’s production of FAME performed live on stage at the Guildhall Portsmouth as part of Soundsational which is a celebration of music and Performance in secondary schools in Portsmouth. The 40 strong cast were excited to perform part of the show for the first time in front […]

Rock Challenge 2019

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On Monday 11th February 70 students participated in this years 2019 Rock Challenge. The theme was based upon the ‘Evolution of Tituba’, a witch who was persecuted in the Salem Trial.. Throughout the day the performers, stage crew and production crew conducted themselves fantastically. We walked away with 6 awards: Best Stage Crew, Best Set […]

Rock Challenge Auditions

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Rock Challenge is back and we are holding auditions for all dancers that would like to take part this year.  Tuesday 9th October- in the dance studio  Students can either prepare something to perform, or they can learn some choreography on the day.  For any Year 7s that are unsure what Rock Challenge is, pop […]

Dance Club – Autumn Term 2018

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The Dance department would like to invite you to attend our extra-curricular Dance Club this term. It is free and there is no signing up required – all abilities welcome!   Please click the following link the view information on the Dance Club – Dance Club

Chi Rocks 2018

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On the 19th of June, ten music students from ALNS got on the train to Chichester for three days of intense music! We were off to attend Chi Rocks, a three-day song writing and marketing workshops with a live gig to close.   When we arrived, we were split into groups with 5-7 people from […]

Dance Department – trip to the New Theatre Royal

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On 9th May the dance department had a exciting trip to the New Theatre Royal. Dance students were invited on the trip to go and watch a professional dance company: Motion House.  They are a world class contemporary dance-circus company who have athletic physicality, powerful narratives and incredible digital imagery. Students were amazed by the performance and have used […]

Performing Arts Festival at ALNS

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In March weeks of rehearsals finally came together and ALNS held our first ever “Festival of Performing Arts”. Audiences were invited to see Music, Dance and Drama in 3 different venues around the school. They could purchase a programme in advance and plan their evenings ahead of time. In the Drama Studio there were two […]

Follow us on social media!

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Did you know Admiral Lord Nelson School is now on social media? Follow us on your network of choice to see the latest news and information. Plus, we’re trialling something new this holiday – our teams on the various trips (The Gambia and the ski trip) will be updating live with photos and videos throughout […]

‘Friends of ALNS’

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Easter

Thank you all for supporting the ‘Friends of ALNS’ this term. We have been able to donate books to The Science Department, visualisers to The Maths Department and have given a donation to The Performing Arts Team. Please find below the winners of our Easter Egg draw: Ticket Pink 397 – Mrs Etherington Ticket Pink […]

Year 9 Dance BTEC Trip

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  On Friday 23rd February, 15 Year 9 BTEC Dance students attended a careers day at, The Point Theatre, Eastleigh. The day consisted of a variety of fun workshops in: Contemporary Dance, Choreography, Physical Theatre and Drama Skills. The experience gave students an insight into career opportunities in the performing arts and in professional dance. […]

Performing Arts Evening

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On the last full school day of 2017, 80 students spent the day rehearsing a range of performances for Performing Arts Evening.   150 audience members were treated to some of the best Music, Drama and Dance performances that ALNS has to offer. The evening included a preview of the next school show “Matilda” (coming […]