Millais School

In Pursuit of Excellence

  • ‘The Tempest’ at the Schools’ Shakespeare Festival
  • ‘The Wizard of Oz’ at The Capitol Theatre, Horsham
  • The Wizard of Oz’ at The Capitol Theatre, Horsham

Drama and Performing Arts

We believe that the Drama and Performing Arts curriculum area should be a vibrant, exciting and inclusive place to work and study.

We are dedicated to promoting a learning environment through which all can achieve. The raising of individual pupils’ attainment, self esteem and personal expression is at the forefront of the Drama and Performing Arts curriculum.

The Drama and Performing Arts curriculum at Millais is an exciting course which challenges the imagination and develops personal confidence and interpersonal skills. The dramatic process is reliant on organisation, flexibility and co-operation, and develops problem solving abilities. All of these skills are vital within any workplace providing a confident foundation for any future career.

Drama and Performing Arts pupils’ achievement is high at Millais.

Drama Enrichment Activities

  • Drama Club
  • LAMDA exams and workshops
  • School Productions
  • Visits and workshops with Colleges
  • Theatre in Education performances at local schools
  • Full Enrichment Days
I regard the theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is to be a human being.
Thornton Wilder
The arts make us feel connected to one another and less isolated. Through the arts we share an emotion and that sharing connects us with each other and we realise we all feel the same emotions. The arts are our last hope. We find our identity and make it easier and more pleasurable to live and they also give us wisdom. We see our problems acted out and it’s an important socialising force.
Arthur Miller (playwright and director)