Archive for February, 2009

Sleeping Beauty

Monday, February 23rd, 2009

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Four months of very hard work came together at the end of January in the form of Sleeping Beauty, our youth pantomime.

I don’t think you realise what goes onto something like this until you actually put one on! For example, where exactly do you get three 3m stage flats, 24 stage blocks, 20 metres of black curtain, 6 office partitions, 4 rover and 4 suspended mics, not to mention costumes for 20+ actors, a myriad of props and the all important spinning wheel? This could only have happened at St Francis’! (more…)

Youth Round-up: Jan 09

Monday, February 9th, 2009

Welcome to the Outreach Youth Worker’s latest roundup looking back over the month of January.

“I’ve Passed!” – As part of my continuing work at Bournville School I have been asked to help staff a school trip to London at the beginning of March. This requires me to drive their minibus – but the law now demands that I take a special mini-bus driving test. The good news is that I passed my test on 22nd January and I’m now looking forward to working with the pupils both in and out of school. (more…)