We are hosting a Danceathon to raise money for set, costume and props for our production of ‘Aladdin’. This is being held on Thursday 23rd January 2020 from 3:15pm-4:15pm in the Drama Studio. There will be a prize for the student who raises the most money. Any support will be greatly appreciated. Many thanks, The […]
Thursday 18th December is our Christmas Performing Arts Evening where parents, friends and family have the opportunity to see the best Music, Dance and Drama ALNS has to offer. A large number of students are involved this year along with some staff too! Tickets are £2 and only available on the door. We start at […]
Well done class of 2019!!
We are absolutely delighted with the brilliant performance of our students this year in the ‘new, harder GCSEs’ – meaning that once again Admiral Lord Nelson School students have done much better than students nationally!
Monday 15th July saw the last big performance event of the year at ALNS; Performing Arts Evening. The evening celebrated the best of performance talent showcasing Music, Drama and Dance and a short collaborative performance with 28 Chinese students that had been working with us. The evening kicked off with a video of this year’s […]
On Wednesday 19th June ALNS Drama students were invited to perform at the Portsmouth Guildhall as part of Portsmouth’s launch to become a City of Sanctuary. Our students created a piece of Drama using three true stories from Syrian refuges and their journeys. They performed to an invited audience of over 100 supporters of the […]
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 […]
We have entered a fabulous team to the competition this year and they performed fantastically! But now we need you to share this post and get us some votes! You can view (and vote) here: https://woobox.com/ggkdmc
We are thrilled to be able to share with you a short film that the Arts Council has made about us!
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]