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23/05/20

Absolutely beautiful art work from our very talented Courtney! Well done!! https://t.co/32RUIcenEC

22/05/20

Wishing all of our families a very safe and happy half term! We will be back online and open for keyworker provision from Monday 1st June.

20/05/20

It’s National Thank A Teacher Day!! If any of our parents or students would like to send a free thank you card you can do so by following this link: https://t.co/pXmxXWBOIB

18/05/20

A reminder to all of our Meridian families that our childcare provision and online school will be closed for half term and will be back on Monday 1st June.

16/05/20

Welcome to our New Year 7 Cohort! We will be sending you your transition packs very soon! We can’t wait to meet you! https://t.co/JQEOU8AJ9F

13/05/20

Retweeted From Esther Brooks

Opportunity to join our dynamic team on a journey of school improvement. Our team of students and staff make every day an incredible one https://t.co/yqa9RoQi6q

13/05/20

Absolutely fantastic work completed at home by our students making their own 3D cells. Well done Charley-Mae, Chloe, Millie and Aiden - rewards certificates are on the way! https://t.co/fwVMmGCn9d

05/05/20

Team Meridian have left our fantastic students a very special message! https://t.co/APrhmgzFt8

30/04/20

Beautiful "Kandinsky Style" Art work submitted online by Alfie who created this listening to Goosebumps by well done Alfie! https://t.co/MjaRNsHxTD

30/04/20

Great note taking from Della!! Well done and keep up the good work! https://t.co/wPoAKiaWTE

29/04/20

Great English work from Year 10 student Neelab! Brilliant notes on Animal Farm! https://t.co/nowcPx13cH

29/04/20

Exceptional self portrait work from Year 8 student Nathaniel submitted online today! We love seeing the hard work our students are doing at home! https://t.co/HDP357zgKy

29/04/20

For any of our parents and carers also looking for free online learning opportunities the government have created some online courses you may be interested in https://t.co/YvSNtOhUlx

28/04/20

Meridian High School is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs Amy Anderson as our Head of School, working with Mrs Brooks as Executive Headteacher and our wonderful team of staff.

14/04/20

Thank You !!! Our students and staff appreciate the words of support! https://t.co/MAhuUlfhcD

12/04/20

Wishing our staff, students and families a very happy and safe Easter! https://t.co/6zgMUebHGw

05/04/20

Retweeted From Esther Brooks

- two publications from our staff and Dr S Davies. Relentlessly determined staff supporting our journey to good and beyond! https://t.co/a6dMaXiEOC

03/04/20

Very proud of our very own Dr Davies!! https://t.co/e1Ji1Xo6Et

03/04/20

Good Morning! Our online school closes today for the Easter holidays. We continue to offer an emergency childcare provision. We will be back online Monday 20th April and wish our families a safe and happy Easter break.

02/04/20

Over 100 pairs of science goggles and some masks ready to donate to Croydon Hospital! We are happy to be supporting our NHS! https://t.co/0BtVd4PL3n

Posted on: 01/05/2019

Meridian High helps performing arts take centre stage in Croydon

 

Meridian High School will be part of a massive project which aims to encourage young people to get involved with performing arts, both on stage and behind the scenes.

 

Croydon has become one of just five Youth Performance Partnerships to be awarded £1million by Arts Council England, having beaten-off stiff competition from across London.

 

Meridian High School will be one of the key co-ordinating venues for neighbourhood activity as part of the ambitious scheme which has  been developed by Croydon Council, through Croydon Music & Arts hub, with young people, arts organisations and schools.

 

The three-year programme will create performing arts opportunities for more than 2,000 young people locally. It will specifically target black, asian and minority ethnic young people who are historically under-represented in theatre.

 

A series of workshops will be held with local and national arts organisations and focus on all areas, not just stagecraft.

 

“We are really excited to be part of such an innovative and potentially life-changing experience for both our students and the wider community. I hope this proves to be the catalyst for many successful future careers,” said Headteacher Martin Giles.

 

As part of the programme, young people will also have opportunities to perform in or work on three large-scale productions at Croydon’s stunning new arts centre, The Fairfield Halls, creating a sense of ownership with the venue and building their confidence.

 

They will also experience performances and go backstage at theatres and arts centres throughout London and the South East and the project will create new performances while working with more than 2,500 students from a range of schools.

 

The Secretary of State for Culture Jeremy Wright announced that Croydon’s partnership has successfully bid for the £1m Arts Council England funding and will now help young people learn about a range of skills, from set design to script-writing as well as performing in dance and drama.

 

The programme will be promoted in the first year with a series of public events in the neighbourhoods, including flash mobs and pop up performances as well as Croydon’s second annual spoken word festival Living in Poetry 2019.

 

Anne Appelbaum, director, children and young people, Arts Council England said: “We are delighted to support this partnership in Croydon. We know that talent is everywhere but opportunity isn’t, and it is through programmes like this that we will change that.”

Written by GLF