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Archive for May 2012

Stack of DVDsThis month we’ve bought in some new DVDs for our students and staff to borrow.

Two are on a women’s theme:

Marie Antoinette  is directed by Sofia Coppola and charts the life of the French Queen from her arrival at Versailles to the French revolution.

Age of Innocence is based on Edith Wharton’s novel of intrigue and infidelity in nineteenth century New York

We’ve also got the film voted in by our students from book selections for the Six Book Challenge:

One Day – charts the lives of two students who meet on graduation and remain a constant to each other as they fall in and out of love during the 1980s.

 

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Posted on: May 8, 2012

Globe on standFor all of our English students out there this year is special because of the Shakespeare events which form part of the Cultural Olympiad. Take a look at the myShakespeare blog area of the World Shakespeare Festival which is a space dedicated to discussing performing Shakespeare’s plays and thoughts about the bard’s material in the light of what we see and experience today. You’ll also find the London 2012’s Cultural Olympiad brochure downloadable online.

For all of our …