The Performing Arts Faculty provides a holistic experience for all students offering Music, Music Technology, Drama and Dance. Students are taught by highly skilled teachers in their discipline and are offered the opportunity to enhance and develop their creative knowledge and performance skills. Staff are dedicated and go above and beyond to ensure our students receive the highest quality of teaching and experiences, including West End workshops, international performance tours and regular theatre trips.
The Croston Theatre, a state-of-the-art facility which provides a real-life theatre experience, is the real centre-piece of the performing arts and acts as a focal point for rehearsals, as well as the live performances for concerts and productions at Westholme. Technical workshops are also provided for students with a fantastic array of guest professionals in Dance, Drama and Music who come in to provide valuable training, experience and knowledge to each subject.
Our state-of-the-art Music Department also provides rich experiences for students to develop in music and music technology. Students perform in large ensembles such as orchestra, swing band and choir alongside a variety of smaller ensembles. Built in 2022, the new department features new equipment as well as a brand new recording studio and technical specifications.
Each year Westholme School produces a series of concerts for the benefit of our parents and the general public which showcase the talents of our wonderful musicians and vocalists. Admission prices are extremely reasonable and the concerts are held in the prestigious Croston Theatre.
Forthcoming Events (events will take place in the Croston Theatre unless otherwise stated):
Alice (Drama club production) – 27th March 6.30pm
Spring Music Concert – 27th April 6.30pm
Matilda Jnr. (year 7-9 production) 7pm – May 4th and May 5th
There’s no place like Home – Prep production – June 15th– 6pm
A Midsummer Nights Dream – Outdoor Shakespeare production – 29th and 30th June 7pm
Contact Westholme Registrar for more information.
Telephone: 01254 506070
My career has been achieved through the belief of walking into a room and believing I have something to offer and contribute which was instilled in me at Westholme.
JADE JONES, SCREENWRITER AND OLD WESTHOLMIAN