Despite this years school production of Aladdin being postponed Mrs Wisbey and Mr Jarvis decided that somehow ‘the show must go on!’ As they were both in school supporting the children of keyworkers earlier this week they decided to create a little video for the cast and crew to make you smile. The show will […]
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 are thrilled to be able to share with you a short film that the Arts Council has made about us!
On Wednesday 27th March at 3.30pm, Year 11 students embraced the brilliant opportunity to experience Box Clever Theatre Company, as they delighted us with their performance of Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth’. The fast-paced performance brought the play to life, twisting a modern spin on a classic. Through amazing stagecraft, our attention was drawn to the context and […]
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 […]
There are just 4 weeks of rehearsals left until this year’s amazing School Play is performed in the Drama Studio. The cast are all working hard rehearsing almost every night after school. They are very excited to be performing at the Guildhall next Wednesday night as part of Soundsational where they will be performing the […]
WHEN? WHAT? WHERE? WHO? MON 25TH FEB DANCE DRAMA STUDIO ALL CAST TUES 26TH FEB ACTING DRAMA STUDIO MAIN CAST TUES 26TH FEB DANCE DANCE STUDIO DANCERS WEDS 27TH FEB SINGING MUSIC ALL CAST MON 4TH MARCH DANCE DRAMA STUDIO ALL CAST TUES 5TH MARCH ACTING DRAMA STUDIO MAIN CAST TUES 5TH MARCH DANCE DANCE […]
ALNS BTEC Music classes in Years 9, 10 and 11 have had an exciting day working with Portsmouth College’s ‘Studio 101’ to record, compose and be creative with music this term. After the success of last year’s NCOP recording project, Portsmouth College together with Southern Universities Alliance secured funding to start a new project called […]
The Drama department has been a busy place since September with a huge variety of things going on. We started this school year with visits from the Guildhall Creative Roadshow for Year 9 who came and did a workshop with both Year 9 Acting groups about careers within the Creative industries and various pathways. These […]
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 […]
We are excited to announce that auditions will soon be starting for this year’s school production of Fame! Come along and have a go at the dates and times below: Acting workshop auditions Wednesday 26th September, 3-4pm (ALL CAST) Solo singing auditions Thursday 4th October, 3-4pm (ALL SOLO ROLES) Both sets of auditions will take […]