New Year, new musical!

Our BRAND NEW musical, ‘An Inspector Calls‘, is out now and already proving very popular. Although it cheekily shares a title with the famous J.B.Priestly play, the subject matter is a little different! With the backdrop of a school inspection, we witness some comical moments that highlight what a unique place a primary school is. […]

KS2 Leavers’ musicals – SAME Magazine Article Spring 2016

As children prepare to move to secondary school, what better way to round-off and celebrate their time at primary school than with a musical production? And there can be no better subject for them to perform and sing about than the characters they have met and the events they have experienced along the way. To […]

All the world’s a stage: Celebrating and reflecting on primary school life through leavers’ musical productions With Year 6 pupils across the UK preparing to move on to secondary school, Andrew Oxspring, director of Edgy Productions, talks to teachers about why end-of-year and Year 6 leavers’ musicals are so important, and shares his own experiences […]

A chance to shine!

David Morley from Long Meadow Primary school in Milton Keynes talks about giving children the chance to shine… Despite everyone’s best intentions to never let it happen again, the end of year ‘Leaver’s Production’ always gets left to the last minute. Everything just seems to get in the way… sports days (which inevitably get cancelled […]

Natasha Clemitshaw

Natasha Clemitshaw, Year 6 teacher at Canon Popham CE Primary School in Doncaster is our guest blogger this week. She shares the benefits of staging musical productions at primary level. “At Canon Popham CE Primary School our shared vision is to nurture our children within a happy, stimulating and caring environment. We pride ourselves on […]

Stage fright!

Just a comforting (I hope) message to all of you who are currently getting hot under the collar about your forthcoming leavers’ productions. I’m assuming that, as D-day approaches, there’s been lots of yelling, arguing, threats of cancellation, pulling out of hair, vowing never to put on a musical again…etc etc. There certainly used to […]